The Great Orchestra
of Christmas Charity
is one of the biggest,
non-governmental,
non-profit, charity
organizations
in Pol...
HistoryHistory
It was founded in 1993 by Jerzy
Owsiak, Lidia Niedźwiedzka-
Owsiak, Bohdan Maruszewski,
and Piotr Burczyńsk...
During the first Finale (for the
benefit of pediatric cardio-
surgery) in the same year, the
Foundation collected a total
...
The aims of the GreatThe aims of the Great
Orchestra of ChristmasOrchestra of Christmas
CharityCharity
The aim of work is ...
It is furthering the aims
by organizing the
Grand Finale
fundraising events,
buying medical
equipment for hospitals
all ov...
The Great Finale takes place on the first
or second Sunday of every new year.
Sponsored by many Polish and
worldwide compa...
Cultural eventsCultural events
Apart from The Great Finale,
the Foundation also organizes one
of the biggest rock concerts...
Great OrchestraGreat Orchestra
of Christmas Charityof Christmas Charity
in Nowin Nowaa DębDębaa
Our city also takes part
i...
TriviaTrivia
The Great Orchestra
of Christmas Charity
connects people from around
the world, for example:
New York, Paris,...
Sources and authorsSources and authors
Krystian Serafin
Jarosław Nalepa
Agnieszka Pazder
Andrzej Pazder
Agata Dobrasiewicz...
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The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity

  1. 1. The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity is one of the biggest, non-governmental, non-profit, charity organizations in Poland. The Great OrchestraThe Great Orchestra of Christmas Charityof Christmas Charity
  2. 2. HistoryHistory It was founded in 1993 by Jerzy Owsiak, Lidia Niedźwiedzka- Owsiak, Bohdan Maruszewski, and Piotr Burczyński. The main objective, at that time, was "Health Protection and Saving of Children's Lives Saving through Providing Medical Equipment to Public Hospitals".
  3. 3. During the first Finale (for the benefit of pediatric cardio- surgery) in the same year, the Foundation collected a total of USD 1,535,440.68. Every year, millions of Poles donate their money to the Foundation and, between 1993 and 2005, they collected more than USD 60 million for public hospitals in Poland
  4. 4. The aims of the GreatThe aims of the Great Orchestra of ChristmasOrchestra of Christmas CharityCharity The aim of work is to save the lives of sick people and especially sick children as well as to improve their medical condition. Also, The Foundation’s active involvement in health care enables it to support health promotion and propagate medical prevention.
  5. 5. It is furthering the aims by organizing the Grand Finale fundraising events, buying medical equipment for hospitals all over Poland and by carrying out four nation-wide medical programs and an educational one.
  6. 6. The Great Finale takes place on the first or second Sunday of every new year. Sponsored by many Polish and worldwide companies, it is a one-day long, nationwide, money-raising event. Volunteers from all around Poland go out on the street and collect money in special cans which are labeled with a red heart The Great FinaleThe Great Finale
  7. 7. Cultural eventsCultural events Apart from The Great Finale, the Foundation also organizes one of the biggest rock concerts in Poland, The Woodstock Stop, and it started the Peace Patrol, a group of young volunteers trained in first aid by the GOCC, the Polish Red Cross and the local police.
  8. 8. Great OrchestraGreat Orchestra of Christmas Charityof Christmas Charity in Nowin Nowaa DębDębaa Our city also takes part in the finals of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity. During the final, different performances take place, involving artists from Nowa Dęba
  9. 9. TriviaTrivia The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity connects people from around the world, for example: New York, Paris, Berlin, London, Florida, Chicago, Athens
  10. 10. Sources and authorsSources and authors Krystian Serafin Jarosław Nalepa Agnieszka Pazder Andrzej Pazder Agata Dobrasiewicz Gimnazjum nr 1 im. Papieża Jana Pawła II w Nowej Dębie www.wikipedia.plwww.wikipedia.pl www.wosp.org.plwww.wosp.org.pl

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