brings joy to 700 children
Globalworth Foundation brings joy to 700 children at the sixth edition of the Globalworth Christmas Charity Days event
Bucharest, December 18, 2019. The Globalworth Foundation gathered and supported 700 children from 14 community centres and foster homes at the sixth edition of the Globalworth Christmas Charity Days event, which is held in the first two weeks of December.
Between the 2nd and 10th of December, a charity corner was set up in Globalworth Tower's new smart lobby to host the "The gift that keeps on giving shop" fundraising campaign. Empty boxes were left in this corner to be tagged with the special wishes of children who don’t receive gifts at Christmas. Tenants, colleagues and partners of Globalworth took away the boxes to fill them with the gift each child dreamed of. Toy cars, unicorns, teddy bears and sweets filled the lobby of the building under the careful guidance of Santa's helper, Pepper, Globalworth's first robot employee. Between December 11th and 13th, the Christmas gifts were given to the 700 children at special events held for the little ones, such as workshops, surprise concerts and dance performances.
“Globalworth Christmas Charity Days is a gift for us all, an event we look forward to at the end of each year. It is our best chance to offer joy and receive smiles in return, to see with our own eyes how easy it is to help children for whom Christmas is not necessarily a period of joy. We thank all the partners, colleagues, tenants and anonymous donors who helped make this magic happen!” said Georgiana Iliescu, Executive Director, Globalworth Foundation.
"I was very happy to see Santa, especially since he was the real one.” (Denisa, 8 years old).
“I liked Gașca Zurli the most. And I liked that I made friends, I played and I received a great gift that I will share with my brother.” (David, 7 years old).
Through the six editions of the Globalworth Christmas Charity Days event, the Globalworth Foundation has distributed 5,600 gifts to children from disadvantaged backgrounds. At this year's edition, the children were invited from the following partner foundations and associations: United Way Romania Foundation, Providența Foundation together with Jilava Community Center and Pădureni Community Center, Ana și Copiii Association together with the Community Center from the commune of Urlați and the Community Center from the commune of Fundulea, Aurora Băicoi Sports Club Association, Viitorul Ialomița Sports Club Association from the commune of Cosereni, Mia's Children Association from the commune of Chiajna, Provita Association for infants and unborn children from the commune of Posești, the Margareta of Romania Royal Foundation, Beneva Association, Hercules Association from Costești, Casa Speranței Hospice Foundation and Hope & Homes for Children Foundation.
Globalworth Christmas Charity Days is part of a series of charity events for Globalworth Foundation beneficiaries, alongside events such as Globalworth Camp Day.
About the Globalworth Foundation
The Globalworth Foundation was founded in 2018 by Globalworth, the market leader in office buildings in Romania and Poland, and is a non-profit entity, independent of the group's commercial activities. The Foundation's mission is to develop projects on three main pillars: people, places and technology. Starting from the idea that the future of any society is represented by the younger generations, the foundation focuses on caring for people, which can be supported through education programs and projects that can improve their access to quality medical services, regardless of the social category to which they belong. Equally important are the initiatives that aim to develop projects for social mobility, greening, smart cities or the rehabilitation of spaces for the needs of our community. In addition, the Globalworth Foundation believes in the positive impact of technology-integrated projects, such as incubators for young people, and supports the funding of the innovations that bring people together.