Tag - Charity

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Charity Rounding Up to collaborate with Save the Children
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Viena in favor of the labor insertion for people with intellectual disabilities
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Social Round Up to collaborate with Juegaterapia
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One week for GivingTuesday!
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Uvinum against child malnutrition
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¡Fira de Barcelona joins Worldcoo community!
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The story of César and MeQuedoUno implication
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They join #GivingTuesday too!
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The vision of humanitarian sector with Dan Pallotta

Charity Rounding Up to collaborate with Save the Children

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condisCondis Supermarkets start today a new campaign to help Save the Children to promote the development of children under 6 years old in vulnerable situations.

From now on, the customers of Condis who want, can round up their ticket and donate the cents to a social cause each time they pay with card.

The children’s stage (0-6 years) is one of the main stages of development. In this age range, most of the neurological development of children occurs, and is critical in order to reach the cognitive and neurological bases.

37-Save-The-ChildrenThrough the “Let’s Play Together” program, the organization works to reduce the consequences that poverty causes to children and encourage their integral development.

The program works as a space where families who are in precarious, disruptive situations and who experience important challenges can access them with their children.

Through intervention, children develop cognitive, emotional and relational dynamics, placing them in the center of the intervention, as rights holders.

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Thanks to all the funds collected, the organization will be able to provide the necessary material for the development of the activities and 40 children under 6, as well as their families, will be part of these activities.

 

You can get more information about this project HERE.

 Worldcoo Team

Viena in favor of the labor insertion for people with intellectual disabilities

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Charity Rounding Up for AMPANS

LOGO VIENASince some months ago, Viena offers in all their establishments the Charity Rounding Up, a new solution that enables people to make micro-donations for charity each time they pay with card.

The first campaign they collaborated with was dedicated to the research for a future without Alzheimer, together with the Pasqual Maragall Foundation. During the past months, all their customers have had the chance to collaborate with the Gasol Foundation to promote the physical exercise to improve children’s health.

“Cent to cent, we create opportunities”

logo_ampansNow, Viena starts a new campaign with the main aim of promote the labor insertion of people with intellectual disabilities, and they will do so with AMPANS Foundation.

The AMPANS Foundation accompanies people with intellectual disabilities of vulnerable situations so that they can develop their life projects, ensuring their rights, offering support and creating opportunities that make it possible.

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Having a job makes people live fully, feel useful and contribute to society. In AMPANS, people with intellectual disabilities are helped to obtain and maintain a workplace in standardized environments, but when the incorporation into the world of business is not possible, the foundation creates adapted workplaces, with a wide range of possibilities to find the right place for each person.

One of the labor insertion projects that AMPANS wants to promote is an agro-social tourism project on the Urpina region, in the heart of Catalonia.

Cent to cent, the customers of Viena will collect to promote the agro-social tourism project that AMPANS develops in Urpina (Catalonia). The initiative will provide a workplace for 40 people with special needs in the coming years, and will raise awareness for the socio-labor inclusion of people with disabilities to the more than 20,000 visitors who are expected that will visit the farm.  

 

You can follow the donation process and obtain more information about the project here.

 

Worldcoo Team

Social Round Up to collaborate with Juegaterapia

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LOGO_POSITIVOSánchez Romero Supermarkets start today a new fundraising campaign through our Social Round Up. On this occasion, the objective is to raise funds so that Juegaterapia will be able to reform the “Hospital Niño Jesús” (Madrid) and make it more attractive to children.

The “Hospital Niño Jesús” in Madrid is one of the oldest one in the location. It is right in front of the Retiro Park, one of the main leisure venues, a place where the locals go to enjoy the green surroundings, to practice different sports or to enjoy cultural or social activities. It is a space which contrast with the Hospital.

logo-juegaterapiaThe idea for the project is born from this contrast between two venues that are physically so close. On the one hand, the hospital where children spend so much time “confined”, and on the other, the park, open, inviting, a place of enjoyment.

The project is intended to transform the look of the Hospital and give it a new look and fill it with light. The Hospital will be refurbished, its hallways and common areas to depict very recognizable landscapes mimicking the nearby Retiro Park. Children will be able to look at birds, trees and flowers with their eyes and their imagination.

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Now, those customers of Sanchez Romero who want to round up their ticket and donate few cents to the project, will collaborate with Juegaterapia to reform the corridor of the 0 floor of the Hospital.

You can get more information about this project and check the daily fundraising status through this LINK.

Worldcoo Team

One week for GivingTuesday!

Next Tuesday,  we will celebrate GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

CapturaCelebrated on the Tuesday following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

Its main mission is to dedicate a day around the world, this year on November 28, to celebrate the action of giving, be it food, money, time (volunteering), second-hand objects, etc. It is born as a counterpart to the already famous #BlackFriday or #CyberMonday; days in which, as you know, the massive purchase of gifts is promoted.

Although all the “Companies With a Cause” that collaborate with Worldcoo encourage this action day after day, we don’t want to miss the  opportunity to claim, especially that day, the need to share and collaborate with social causes.

Promofarma, MeQuedoUno, Sprinter or Planeta Huerto are some of the companies that have joined the movement with different special actions for that day.

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 Last year, during this day in Spain we raised more than € 500,000 for 321 projects; for this 2017, the goal is to reach € 700,000.

 

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Uvinum against child malnutrition

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yamuna-781The NGO Yamuna works with the objective of improving the living conditions and the future expectations of the marginal children population. In Madagascar, the NGO’s Mandrosoa Educational Center welcomes children who live in very precarious situations and can’t count on the support of their family. In the center they also offer a dining service to guarantee that children have, at least, one meal a day and fight against child malnutrition in the country.

355After raising the amount needed to operate 40 children in India and reduce new leprosy cases (you can remember HERE), Uvinum users will now help the NGO Yamuna to make it possible to distribute new daily menus and ensure adequate nutrition and combat child malnutrition.

Through their help, 50 children in Madagascar  will be guaranteed one meal a day at school.

Remember that you can check the actual campaign status at any time HERE.

Worldcoo Team

 

¡Fira de Barcelona joins Worldcoo community!

“Fight against invisible inequality” is the first project they will collaborate with

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logo-vector-fira-barcelonaToday we’re very happy to reveal the name of our new social partner. Fira de Barcelona has started to collaborate with us in order to fund social and cooperation projects!

Now, the organization offers the opportunity to add one extra euro each time attendants will buy an online ticket for some of their events.

The first one is the “Saló de l’Ensenyament”, an academic meeting for students, teachers and education centres which occurs once in a year and it’s very useful to inform about the current academic offer in Spain.

logo-adsis-web_3The first social project which they will start collaborate comes from Fundación Adsis, an organization that pursues the challenge of building a more equal and social with the integral promotion of people and groups that are excluded and at risk of social exclusion.

Attendees will help young people, like them, to have equal education opportunities, an important challenge if we consider that in Spain 6 out of 30 teenagers in a classroom are facing economic difficulties that will condition their future.         

The socioeconomic situation of some children and adolescents condition their educational development. 31% of young people at risk of social exclusion do not have internet access from home, and 42% do not have enough tranquillity at home to study and do their homework.

Through this project, Fundación Adsis may provide Access and guidance in the use of digital tools to 50 adolescents who are at risk of social exclusion, accompaniment in school reinforcement and training in ICT (Information and Communication Technologies).

We invite you to follow the donation process through THIS LINK.

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The story of César and MeQuedoUno implication

In 2017, let’s help children with rare disease have quality education

MeQuedoUno starts a new project!

César is a 20 years old student and has the Apert Syndrome, one of the 7.000 rare disease that exist. Today we have the pleasure to present you his testimony and story, so we can know a little bit more which challenges they face and how it’s their day to day.

cesar_olivia“My name is César Díez, I’m studying Informatics and I have Apert Syndrome, a congenital disorder that affects chromosome 10 and is characterized by a general malformation of different bones, mainly of the head and face. It is a disease that, if not controlled in time, can cause blindness, deafness and intellectual deficit. We are born with our fingers and toes together (syndactyly) and my treatment involves multiple operations and long hospital stays, many kilometres far from my house.

I was born in Merida, a city of 60,000 population and with a small hospital. I was the first and only born with my illness in this health centre and the doctors saw so much difficulty in my state that they only gave me 48 hours of life … meanwhile, I tried to fight the most and enjoy my life, like what I’m doing now.

Throughout my life, both my parents and I have fought constantly for an “inclusive education“, that doesn’t discriminate for my physical or intellectual deficiencies and allow me to have access to a quality education.

In spite of my multiple operations and long stays in hospitals, and that on several occasions the educational system have invited me to attend to “special education” classrooms, I have achieved my goal! After finishing the bachelor’s degree, now I’m studying a high degree in “Telecommunications and Information Systems”.

logo-vector-federThe constant work together with the Education Council in Extremadura (Spain) and the FEDER (Spanish Federation of Rare Diseases), has allowed us to take another step to make the access to quality education a reality. For example, we have recently launched the “Protocol for the reception and care of children with rare diseases” in the schools in Extremadura. Our mission is that all children with rare diseases have an educational response adequate to their abilities, potentialities and needs. We’re sure that, all together, we will achieve it “.

mqu-logoNow, the users of MeQuedoUno have the opportunity, like César, to contribute and collaborate with one of the educational projects that the Spanish Federation of Rare Diseases (FEDER) carries out to guarantee access to a quality and equitable education, regardless of their conditions and circumstances.

With their help, in 2017 25 children with rare diseases that attend school will be benefited from the FEDER Education Assistance Service.

You can follow the project through this LINK.

Worldcoo Team.

They join #GivingTuesday too!

As you might know, tomorrow we will celebrate #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fuelled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

Worldcoo’s employees will join this movement tomorrow by collaborating with Assís Foundation but we won’t be the only ones. Many of our e-commerce companies that collaborate with us will join the cause too.

By Hours, Dreivip, Zacaris, Planeta Huerto, SantaFixie, Mequedouno, Uvinum and Nicequest will promote solidarity and collaboration through different actions, so stay tunned of everything they do!

We encourage and thank all users of these online companies to add one euro for each of their purchases and share it on their social networks.

Together, we can make big things happen!

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Worldcoo Team.

 

The vision of humanitarian sector with Dan Pallotta

Last week, we published on our Facebook a video from the TED conference about The way we think about charity is dead wrong! Whether or not you’ve seen the video, here is a little summarize to tell you what’s the message:

Activist and fundraiser, Dan Pallotta denounced the double standard that drives our broken relationship with charity organizations. According to him, too many nonprofit organizations are valued when they spend a little, and not for what they achieve. That’s a pity, a charity group shouldn’t be watched like an embezzlement each time they spend money indirectly for charity causes (mainly the advertisment). The reason is that there is a double standard between nonprofit and for-profit sector.

Instead of assimilating the frugality of morality, he asks us to begin to develop the charities for their great goals and great achievement, even if it comes with great expenses. As exemple, 350,000$ has been invested for the campain of Breast cancer, and they multiplied this investment by more than 551 times to reach the incredible amount of 194,000,000$ raised!

To summarize the main message of Dan Pallotta, nothing better that the sentence he said: “Changing the way we think to change the world.”

What do you think about that? Let us your opinion by leaving a comment!

Watch the video on TED’s website

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