Join us in this year's record attempt. We will be celebrating "Restart a Heart' Day on October the 16th and showing how easy it is to learn the basics of CPR. Everyone is welcome to participate or hold their own event locally!
Plaques for schools taking part in CPR for Schools
The Foundation's educational initiative aims to introduce basis of CPR knowledge to primary schools across the country. CPR for Schools Programme has been launched 12 years ago. Since then, teachers, who are trained by qualified CPR and first aid instructors, have taught CPR to almost 3 million schoolchildren nationwide. It means that our educational programme is carried out in 91% of all schools in the country.
We greatly admire teachers who decide to take part in our programme, as it requires their time and effort to conduct these extracurricular lessons with their pupils. We also want to acknowledge schools which actively take part in the programme, by taking part in CPR for Schools competitions and making that extra effort to educate pupils. What is more, plaques will serve to publicize this programme and show the public scope of its activity and impact. It is worth noting that the Foundation has appealed to the Ministry of Education to include first aid training in the primary school curriculum. To date, our requests fell on deaf ears. Still, more schools see the benefits of the programme - children gain vital skills, confidence and know how to behave in dangerous and difficult situations.
The Foundation has been nominated in prestigious PR awards in the audience prize of "Złote Spinacze" (Golden Paperclips). You can show your support by casting your vote online!
The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity has been awarded during Effie Poland Gala. We received two beautiful statuettes - one for our cooperation with partners and second for 26th Grand Finale fundraiser, which has set a new record - 126 000 000 PLN raised in aid of medicine!