During the 32nd Grand Finale we raised:
281879118,07 PLN
Grand Finale

The 32nd Grand Finale is just a week away!

2024-01-21 15:14:00

 

Only 7 days remain until the Summer Blaze in January begins! We will gather together again in a heart-warming atmosphere of kindness and joy - and this time to play for pulmonology units across Poland! Here is the most important information about the 32nd Grand Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity. We are all in tune!

 

 

The 32nd Grand Finale's theme - what is our goal?

 

The goal of the upcoming fundraising, launched at the end of October 2023, is “Post-pandemic lungs”. The GOCC will take care of the purchase of equipment for the diagnosis, monitoring, and rehabilitation of patients' lung diseases in pulmonology units for kids and adults. Across Poland, there are 64 such units. The GOCC aims to purchase the medical equipment for:

  • diagnostic imaging - g. magnetic resonance and ultrasound equipment
  • functional diagnostics - e.g. polysomnographs and portable spirometers
  • endoscopic diagnostics - e.g. bronchoscopy systems for endobronchial navigation and bronchoscopes
  • rehabilitation - equipment for pulmonary rehabilitation used in the treatment of patients after lung transplantation
  • thoracic surgery -g. electrocoagulation systems and cryoprobes

 

The GOCC Collection Centres in Poland and abroad - places where the Orchestra will play!

 

The registration of the 32nd Grand Finale Collection Centres closed at the end of November 2023. The registered Collection Centres will be active not only in Poland, but also outside our country! Each year, the GOCC Grand Finale is made possible thanks to the engagement of our Collection Centres - local hubs of activity that bring together activists interested in contributing to the Orchestra's fundraising. These Collection Centres accept volunteers' applications and organise fundraising among the local community! They always aspire to operate on a broader scale, organise additional events and activities as well!

 

Volunteers during the 25th Grand Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity, photo: Dominik Malik

 

The 32nd Grand Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity will engage 1685 Collection Centres altogether (32 more than last year). 100 of them are located outside of Poland. The Grand Finale will be organised in the United Kingdom, the United States, Sweden, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Indonesia, Ireland, Belgium, Germany, Austria, France, Japan, Spain, Croatia, Australia, Thailand, Luxembourg, Canada, the Czech Republic, Singapore, Egypt, and Cyprus.

 

The joyful tones of the Orchestra spread to the edges of the world! The “Arctowski” Collection Centre started its activities at the Henryk Arctowski Polish Antarctic Station, managed by the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, over 14 000 km away from Warsaw. On the North Pole, the Polish Polar Station Hornsund named after Stanisław Siedlecki, managed by the Institute of Geophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, also plays with us!

 

The GOCC charity auctions held at the Allegro platform! What is there to win at the Grand Finale auctions?

 

Here is a friendly reminder that you can support the goal of the GOCC Grand Finale with the support of Allegro platform! Through the Grand Finale auctions, everyone can contribute to the goal of the 32nd Grand Finale by biding on incredible moments or fascinating items. So far, 127 945 auctions have been launched, and the sum declared by the auctioneers already amounts to PLN 11 861,850!

 

Offer your items for auction on Allegro! There are few ways to do it!

  1. Offer the item by yourself - using this option, you can decide independently about the design and moment of posting your auction. All you need to do is to have a registered Allegro account and go to the Wyjątkowe Chwile [Eng. "Special Moments"] section.
  2. Contact the local GOCC Collection Centre- by contacting the Collection Centre, you can get assistance from experienced auctioneers and support in extra promotion of your item.

Among the " gems" that have been auctioned so far are a week's metamorphosis with Ewa Chodakowska, Iga Świątek's dress designed by Magda Butrym and Bartosz Zmarzlik's championship motorbike!

 

Grand Final concert in Warsaw - who will play with us?

 

The Grand Finale concert in Warsaw will be held for the first time ever on PGE Narodowy meadows. You will be able to enjoy the artists' performances both on stage and in the TV studio of the 32nd Grand Finale!

 Pull The Wire concert during the 28th Pol'and'Rock Festival, photo: Dominik Malik

 

 

There will be a total of 16 concerts, including performances by Krzysztof Zalewski, BOKKA, Kwiat Jabłoni, Poparzeni Kawą Trzy, LemON, Enej and Pull The Wire.

 

Check out the artists who will play during the 32nd GOCC Grand Finale in Warsaw!

 

The 18th “Get Even with Diabetes Run” - how to combine charity with sporting activity?

 

The “Get Even with Diabetes Run” will be part of the GOCC Grand Finale for the 18th time. The registration for the event - both for the run through the streets of Warsaw and for the virtual run, in which a 5 km distance can be covered at any place and time - traditionally started on World Diabetes Day.

 

The run is carried out in three forms:

  • a run through the streets of Warsaw, which takes place on 28 January
  • a virtual run, where it is the participant who indicates the place and date (between 22 and 28 January) for completing the 5 km distance
  • a run organized by the local Collection Centre (Collection Centres' events take place between 15 December and 28 January)

 

Participants of the 17th Get Even with Diabetes Run, photo: Basia Krasuska

 

How can I support the GOCC Grand Finale today? 

 

The traditional collection in the streets will take place on Sunday, but the goal can already be supported in many ways, including those which do not require leaving home! In addition to bidding at auctions, you can also make a donation to the eCollection Box, send a text message or take part in the Most Generous Donors Auction, with prizes such as Golden Cards and Gold Hearts.

 

How to support the Grand Finale during your daily stroll at the grocery? Our Collection Centres can be found in shops, service points and institutions - in thousands of places all over the country! And if you're a fan of various limited editions lines - you'll find exclusive Grand Finale products prepared our partners here.

 

Support the 32nd Grand Finale of the GOCC

 

Ready for the 32nd Grand Finale? We are starting the final countdown now! Have a look at our joyous celebrations during the last years' editions:

 

 

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