The board of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Foundation decided to make an emergency purchase of hospital beds to support the national healthcare system in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in Poland. Beds will be donated to hospitals tasked with creating wards for COVID-19 patients.
New Roundabout in Gorzów Wielkopolski
Jurek Owsiak and the team representing the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity visited with the city council of Gorzów Wielkopolski to take part in the official unveiling of the new name of a brand-new roundabout. We are delighted that the members of the local government decided to honour our charitable work with such a tangible gesture. The members of the council wanted to express their appreciation for the commitment of all volunteers involved in our fundraiser and to express the gratitude for all equipment our charity has donated to the local hospital.
Overall, the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity has donated equipment for over PLN 14 000 000 (over EUR 3 000000). Medical devices gifted by our charity include MRI scanner with anaesthesia features as well as a cardiac monitor worth over PLN 8 500 000. The hospital has also received modern X-ray machine for PLN 1 300 000, hospital furniture including beds and bedside cabinets, anti-bedsore matrasses, and hearing testing tools.
PET / CT scanner is a highly advanced diagnostics device in treating children. The facility, worth over several million PLN is the first machine tailored to diagnose the youngest patients. The purchase will be made as part of the 54th Open Tender held by our charity.
The upper house of the Polish parliament will host a debate on children's mental health services on October 21st. Our charity will join forces with the Senate to find the solution to the problems which plight children's psychiatric care in Poland