2018-06-08 13:01:48

GOCC receives the European Citizen's Prize

Today we have received amazing news from the European Parliament. The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation has been awarded the esteemed European Citizen's Prize, which honours exceptional achievements of European citizens and organization.
2018-06-05 15:28:10

Jurek Owsiak is Knight of the Order of Smile

Jurek Owsiak became a Knight of the Order of the Smile. The medal is awarded in recognition of his life-long commitment to improving conditions in paediatric medicine and his vocal support of children's rights.
2018-05-16 14:44:39

Supporting disabled

In the light of the recent events, the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation made a decision to expand the programme providing rehabilitation equipment for disabled people. The charity will increase the sum and scope of its activity in the area of personal help.
2018-05-16 13:57:33

GOCC leads in YouTube rankings

The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity and KręciołaTV lead popularity among NGOs and social initiatives YouTube channels according to the Sotrender ranking.
2018-04-26 13:34:17

Almost 5 000 pieces of equipment!

During the 50th Open Tender, we have signed contracts to purchase almost 5 000 pieces of different equipment. Medical experts purchased equipment for paediatric and neonatal units as well as pull-down beds and recliners for parents, who stay by their children's side.
2018-04-24 15:29:00

50th Open Tender for medical equipment

The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation buys equipment by means of an open tender procedure in order to negotiate the best prices and service period for the medical devices. This time we buy equipment for paediatric units and beds and recliners for parents.
2018-04-19 14:15:17

Jerzy Owsiak is the most admired Pole!

Founder, chairman of the board and a long-term volunteer of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation has been named the most admired public figure in Poland by the YouGov ranking for 2018.
2018-04-24 15:30:14

Plaques for schools taking part in CPR for Schools

We aim to deliver colourful plaques to primary schools taking part in our CPR for Schools educational programme. We think it's a great way to acknowledge schools which go the extra mile to educate their pupils.
2018-04-19 16:02:10

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.
2018-04-19 16:15:52

Happy Spring Holidays!

As spring approaches us so swiftly, we would like to wish you joy, love, and happiness. Let your days be filled with friendship, tolerance, and understanding.
2018-03-16 10:48:47

Join us at Pol'and'Rock Festival!

Our charity holds the 24th edition of the Most Beautiful Festival in the World! The time has come for our festival to emerge under a new, genuine name. Join us in Kostzyn nad Odrą in August to experience an event like no other!
2018-03-07 17:03:06

1% powers the charity

The Board of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation decided that this year the charity will be using the funds raised through 1% charitable tax donations to support the child and adolescent psychiatric facilities.
2018-03-13 10:08:15

Record-breaking fundraiser!

Today we were able to reveal the amount we have raised at the public charitable collection held on January the 14th! The sum is truly amazing - and you made it all possible!
2018-03-07 10:52:26

We team up with volunteer firefighters

Volunteer firefighters took part in 3-day first aid and pedagogical training preparing them to take part in the educational initiative CPR for Schools.
2018-03-02 13:47:48

Statement on new fundraising regulations

30 major Polish NGOs have issued a joint statement on the proposed changes to the laws regulating public charitable collections in Poland. The changes were put forward by the Ministry of Interior and Administration and might be used to prevent Grand Finale charitable collection.
2018-03-02 15:29:08

Join Peace Patrol

Peace Patrol just began its training season in the picturesque Szadowo-Młyn training centre. If you'd like to learn new skills, meet new interesting people and begin an adventure of a lifetime, it's high time you applied to take part in the weekend course!


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