Grand Finale might have been moved to 31.01.2021, but the preparations to hold this unique edition of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity fundraiser. Thanks to our partnership with UPS, we are able to send parcels to our friends from all over the world.
Jurek Owsiak recaps the Grand Finale
We packed up the studio and were ready to welcome journalists in our office to briefly sum up the highlights of the annoversary fundraiser. The prelimenary amount - prelimenary, because we are still receiving transfers from Collection Centres and waiting for the auctions draw to close - we were able to reveal on the night between Sunday and Monday surpassed the mark of 62 million PLN! This estimate sum is based on reports we receive from our Collection Centres, and we know that some of them are still re-counting the funds.
The result of online fundraiser exceeded our expectations, because we have received 21 million PLN via different forms of online support. When compared to the result of the last year's fundraiser, when online donations amounted to 14 million, it's a massive increase!
Another noteworthy element of our fundraiser is the online charitable auction. With 20 thousand unique items on offer, we have managed to raise 5 million PLN. Due to the fact that some auctions are still ongoing, we are sure that the sum is going to be growing until the final day of auction on February the 14th!
Preliminary financial results of the 25th Grand Finale:
Golden Heart No 1: 333 333 PLN - Roman Roszkiewicz
Golden Heart No 2: 262 000 PLN - EUCO Legnica
Golden Heart No 3: 130 000 PLN - Bio-Gen Namysłów
Golden Card No 1: 50 000 PLN - EUCO Legnica
Golden Card No 2: 16 000 PLN - EuCOcar Legnica
Golden Card No 3: 10 777 PLN - MASTERBOT.PL
Online fundraiser results:
Electronic fundraiser - 21 416 317 PLN
Golden Hearts - 2 263 787 PLN
Golden Cards - 462 753 PLN
Texts - 2 588 835 PLN
Online auctions - 4 966 229 PLN
Polcard credic cards - 529 501 PLN
Donations via WPLACAM.WOSP.ORG.PL - 8 814 896 PLN
Donations via NTERIA.PL - 474 048 PLN
Virtual Collection Boxes via SIEPOMAGA - 520 640 PLN
Vitrual Heart WSPIERAM.TO - 298 250 PLN
Light to heavens via ZRZUTKA.PL - 68 224 PLN
Donations via Facebook & PAYU - 102 080 PLN
Donations via SAMI SWOI - 70 890 PLN
Donations via mobile app- 144 645 PLN
BITCOIN - 13 802 PLN
Donations via POMAGAM.PL - 63 290 PLN
Donations via challenges on WAYMORE - 34 262 PLN
Donations via Digital Heart BLOCKCHAIN - 186 PLN
We are going to be publishing the conclusive financial report in the beginning of March.
Since the launch of the registration process, over 900 Collection Centres - regional hubs for the fundraising activity - applied to hold their local editions of the Grand Finale fundraiser.
Hospitals in Poland are struggling with equipment shortages as the cases of coronavirus patients are on the rise. The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity took up emergency action to address some of the most desperate needs of public healthcare in the country.