The charity event "Heart to Heart" starts in the region
On Thursday, April 2, at the RSA, there was a press conference on the anniversary X nationwide charitable event "Heart to Heart".
Yana Sydor, representative of the ACF "Heart to Heart" in Transcarpathian region, Yelizaveta Birov, the Deputy Head of the Health Department, Denys Mann, the Head of Youth and Sports Department and Yuriy Bedey, the Chairman of the Student Council of Transcarpathian region met with journalists.
According to Yana Sydor, this year's charity event "Heart to Heart" takes place under the slogan "Save the life of a child." The Foundation plans to buy intensive care equipment for the regional children's hospital.
According to the deputy head of the Health Department of the Regional State Administration Yelizaveta Birov, a lot of premature babies are nursed in the regional children's hospital. In the institution, there is a department of anesthesiology and intensive care for 18 beds, where 930 children were treated over the past year. It is for patients of this ward that they will be raising funds during this year's event.
In order to raise more money, the Department of Youth and Sports of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration took part in the organization and became the intermediary between volunteers in districts and regional coordinators, and helped to establish fundraising in schools.
The donation boxes were placed in 670 schools and all universities in the region.
Students are usually engaged in organizational and volunteer work. This cooperation is ensured by the Student Council of Transcarpathian region.
The campaign will start with a bicycle race on Saturday, April 4. The final is scheduled for April 26 on Teatralna Square, where there will be a concert and a flash mob in support of sick children. During the weekend, the fundraising will take place in all cities of teh region.
Transcarpathia is traditionally among the leaders in Ukraine in terms of the amount of donations. Thus, last year, the region was in the top three leaders of the fundraising during the campaign.