Another state-of-the-art CT suite opened at the teaching hospital in Poznań. CT scanner worth over PLN 7 000 000 is the most advanced device available on the market and one of the three currently serving in European hospitals.
Our Valorous Volunteers - how to recognize them.
From the break of dawn the streets of Poland are packed with more than 120 000 volunteers gathering funds during the GOCC Grand Finale "to save lives of children in paediatric wards and to provide dignified medical care for patients in geriatric wards".
Every Volunteer of the GOCC can be easily recognized by three attributes (as visible in the picture below):
1. A colorful cardboard collection box.
2. A set of GOCC heart stickers.
3. An ID issued by the GOCC (with picture, name, number of the collection and a hologram).
Our Volunteers work in pairs or small groups so as to feel safe and secure. On the streets you can meet your peers, colleagues, co-workers, actors, musicians, sportsmen - you name it :) If someone wants to make a donation, but lacks hard cash at the moment, they can contribute to the goal of the Grand Finale provided they find a proper Volunteer equipped with a terminal supplied by MasterCard and PKO SA bank. Every such machine is properly hologrammed. What's more, the GOCC logo is visible on the screen during transactions as well as on the print-outs. How convenient! Thanks guys!
We were honoured to receive the Gold Synapse award from the Polish Psychiatric Association. We were nominated in the "Friend of Psychiatry" category. We are delighted that our commitment to improving conditions at paediatric psych wards in Poland.
With Grand Finale looming on the horizon (not long to go before we celebrate the biggest fundraising drive in the country!), some Collection Centres are already holding fundraising events and Collection Boxes are displayed on business premises and shops.