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This Christmas, Ticketmaster collaborates with Special Olympics
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Ticketmaster against desnutrition in South Sudan
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Today is the World Prostate Cancer Day

This Christmas, Ticketmaster collaborates with Special Olympics

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specialSpecial Olympics España is is a non-profit organization that offers sports training and athletic competition throughout the year to children and adults with intellectual disabilities in different sports modalities, with the aim of developing physical aptitudes, demonstrating value, participating in an exchange of gifts, skills and fellowship with their families, Special Olympics athletes and society in general.

Training is essential for the development of your sports skills. Since, thanks to him, people with intellectual disabilities benefit physically, intellectually and socially.

Special Olympics, promotes such insertion by encouraging athletes to pass from training adapted to school programs, where they can compete in regular sports activities, one of them, and the most important is: the Special Olympics World Winter Games, which will take place in Stockholm from February 6 to 12, 2021, in which 2000 athletes from more than 100 countries with intellectual disabilities will participate. The delegation, which will represent Spain will consist of 40 people, will participate in three different sports: alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and Snowboarding.

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logo_ticketmasterThis Christmas, the customers of Ticketmaster have the opportunity to add €1 to their ticket and give the opportunity to athletes with intellectual disabilities of Special Olympics Spain, to participate in the next Special Olympics World Winter Games.

Click here to have more information about this project and know the current fundraising status.

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Ticketmaster against desnutrition in South Sudan

This August, Ticketmaster collaborates with Comité español de ACNUR.

Children are being screened for malnutrition at a health center in Nyumanzi refugee settlement in Adjumani District of Northern Uganda 3 May 2017. ; As of March 2017, More than 800,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Uganda since 2013 since the violece broke out.

Children are being screened for malnutrition at a health center in Nyumanzi refugee settlement in Adjumani District of Northern Uganda 3 May 2017. ; As of March 2017, More than 800,000 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Uganda since 2013 since the violece broke out.

In South Sudan, more than 4,6 million refugees and displaced people depends on the humanitarian help in order to survive.  More than 63% of them are children.

Since the conflict began in 2013, violence and war have been constant and, now, hunger is increasing more and more.

“Hunger is too much. We only have one meal per day if we are lucky, mainly wild fruits”, explains Mary, 23 years old. The young woman suffers from a disability that sometimes has ocasioned some dificulties in order to have access to food distribution. (You can check more testimonials here).

sjes-acnurIn front of this situation, this August the customers of Ticketmaster will collaborate with the Spanish Committee of UNHCR in order to provide humanitarian aid and food in South Sudan and alleviate the hunger suffered, especially in the case of children.

How to collaborate

For several months ago, Ticketmaster customers can make their micro-contribution and add 1 euro solidarity to their entry. Once your ticket is selected and in the final phase of the purchase process, you can add a euro to your basket and show your commitment; in this case, with UNHCR.

Through all the euros collected, the Spanish Committee of UNHCR will be able to distribute the necessary supplementary food to treat 500 children and families suffering from severe malnutrition in South Sudan.

Would you like to know how much is collected so far? Click HERE.

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Today is the World Prostate Cancer Day

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Coinciding with the World Day of Prostate Cancer, which is celebrated today June 11, this month of June, Ticketmaster clients can collaborate with the fight against prostate cancer when they buy their tickets.

It is the 2nd most common type of cancer among men; During the past year, more than 30,000 new cases were diagnosed.

logo_aeccThe Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC) Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer develops several projects to alleviate the impacts of this disease with support, accompaniment and prevention. At the same time, it carries out different research projects with the aim of reducing incidence and mortality.

drOne of the research projects carried out with the aim of reducing the incidence and mortality of people with this type of cancer is the one leaded by Dr. Anna María Margalef, from the Institut d’investigació de l’Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron (VHIR).

Now, Ticketmaster customers have the opportunity to collaborate with them by donating a solidary euro when buying their tickets. Through all the donations collected, the AECC may continue the study carried out.

All donations made this June can be followed live HERE.

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