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

Almost 3 million children know CPR!


Our CPR for Schools programme is aimed at elementary school teachers from all over Poland, as well as at teachers working in Polish schools all over the world. We would like to show children how easy it can be to save someone's life! We fight the stigma and anxiety that might be associated with taking action to save someone's life. 

The language of instruction of the courses is Polish.


So far, we have trained:

30,763 teachers from 12,593 schools (which adds up to 91% of all the primary schools in Poland)

Almost 3 million children have attended the course! 



The CPR Educational program was launched in 2006. Our courses are aimed at teachers who work with the youngest children, that is, the teachers of the integrated teaching classes in Polish elementary schools. The program can be carried out thanks to a group of Peace Patrol volunteers who have completed the instructor’s training, acquiring the official AHA qualifications. The volunteers are led by a group of instructors responsible for coordinating the courses all the year through.


Between April and June 2006, a pilot project of the program was run in Podlaskie and Dolnośląskie provinces. As the project turned out to be a spectacular success, since September 2006 the courses have been organized all over Poland on a regular basis.

The teachers attend a free course, where they learn CPR and how to successfully teach CPR and first aid to their pupils. Primary school children can learn all the important steps of first aid as well as how to behave in a dangerous situation, such as whom to call for help and what information to provide emergency services with. 


2024-05-14 17:02:56

To the world's ends and beyond!

The Space Research Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences jumped on board with the 32nd Grand Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity by tossing into the mix the chance to sling your name into the cosmos – well, sort of. They offered up the opportunity to win an engraving on the shell of a photometer set to kick it 1.5 million kilometres from our little blue marble. The winner of the auction was Paweł Orepuk, bidding PLN 10,099.