Jurek Owisak is the UN Goodwill Ambassador
On the 76th anniversary of the United Nations (on 24th October 2021) during the UN Day Gala, Jerzy Owsiak was appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador of the UN Sustainable Development and received the UN Sustainable Development Architect Award.
Jurek Owsiak awarded by Newsweek
The chairman of the board of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity, Jurek Owsiak, was named one of the personalities who have the biggest influence on the social landscape in Poland. He has also won the public vote in the "Citizen" category.
GOCC - a Trustworthy Brand
The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation was named a trustworthy brand by "My Company Polska" magazine. The survey aimed to discover brands which enjoyed the biggest public trust. Our charity was chosen as a trustworthy brand in category of Foundations.
Our "First Aid" board game awarded!
The Jury of the 17th edition of the “Świat przyjazny dziecku” [Eng. “A child-friendly world”] contest, organised by the Committee for the Protection of Children's Rights, granted the first award to the “First Aid” board game.
Six PR statuettes for the GOCC!
We have been delighted to have our work and dedication recognized by PR professionals and our social media and marketing campaigns have been awarded the prestigious trade awards!
GOCC wins Gold Effie 2018
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!
GOCC receives European Citizen's Prize
The members of the Board of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation received European Citizen's Prize in the European Parliament. We have been honoured to receive the award alongside three other Polish NGOs: Polish-Jewish Forum and Alicja Szatkowska.
European Citizen's Prize for the GOCC
Jurek Owsiak, the chairman and the creator of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation, picked up the European Citizen's Prize on behalf of the entire Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation.
Lidzia Niedźwiedzka-Owsiak - Woman of the Year 2017
This year's Woman of the Year is Lidia Niedźwiedzka-Owsiak: medical director of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation, social activist and driving force behind the charity. She has been acknowledged for consistency, prudence, and diligence in building the Foundation.
Vote for Woodstock!
Woodstock Festival Poland has been nominated in the prestigious Major Festival category at the European Festival Awards. We are delighted to join the ranks of the trendsetting music events and be considered for the annual award.
GOCC awarded in Chicago!
Jurek Owsiak, the founder and chairman of the board of the Foundation received an award during the annual Physician's Ball in Chicago. Polish Medical Society decided to honour the work of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity and we're grateful for the appreciation!
'Plus ratio quam vis' Medal for Jurek Owsiak
Jurek Owsiak, the founder and chairman of the board of the Foundation of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity has been awarded 'Plus ratio quam vis' Medal from the Senate of Jagiellonian University in Krakow.
"Perły Medycyny" award for the Foundation!
The award, granted for the 10th time to the exceptional initiatives in the field of medicine. We are delighted to have been chosen to receive this award for our contribution to the development of public medicine in Poland.
Nobel Peace Prize for the Foundation?
We woke up to find out that our nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize has been been successfully submitted to the Nobel Peace Prize Committee.
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