Clip in support of women victims of violence
The Russian band Kiss-Kiss has released a music video for the song “No Need”, aimed at supporting women victims of violence. The members of the group sing about the situation of violence and indifference of others. At the end of the video, it is stated that, according to official data alone, more than 30% of Russian women have experienced physical and sexual violence.
The group also issued badges with the words “No need” in support of the “Violence.net” center (included by the Ministry in the register of NGOs acting as foreign agents). All funds from sales icons will help women who have faced various forms of violence.
A platform for investing in the social sphere
AnchorFree CEO David Gorodyansky, investor and co-founder of the Skolkovo Moscow School of Management Ruben Vardanyan and Forbes Russia owner Magomed Musaev announced the creation of an investment company and ImpactFuture platform. They plan to hold an annual competition for entrepreneurs who solve global problems.
The winner of the competition will receive an investment of $ 1 million, coverage in the country’s leading media, access to partners and customers, the opportunity to enter foreign markets with the expert support of the competition. The theme of the first competition is education. The competition will run for six months, during which time companies will have to demonstrate the viability of their business model, which solves the objectives of the competition, and the ability to achieve its goals. You can apply on the site.
Hotline for parents and help with the exam
The Center for Psychological and Pedagogical, Methodological and Counseling Assistance of the Moscow State Psychological and Pedagogical University (Moscow State Pedagogical University) has launched a new project for parents and people who would like to take a child from an orphanage.
Hotline operators can provide psychological, pedagogical, methodological and counseling assistance and answer questions related to the development, education and upbringing of children; talk about the prevention of deviant behavior and various addictions in children; help resolve children’s conflicts with peers and within the family, and talk about violence and abuse. You can contact the hotline by calling 8 800 600 31 14 or via site.
It’s My Study online school offers help to children in difficult life situations: it will prepare for the exam for free or with a discount of up to 75%. The action extends to an annual course of preparation for the exam in one of five subjects: Russian language, mathematics, biology, chemistry, social sciences.
The number of places for preferential training is not limited, and 200 places are allocated for free training during the year. Children from orphanages can study for free; children with disabilities; children in foster care and from foster families. For children from a large family, the cost will be 1599 rubles per month, and for a family in a difficult financial situation – 1199 rubles per month. Apply for training it is possible till September 30 on the school website. It will be considered within 7-14 days.
Mural in honor of the Paralympic champion
A portrait of Chelyabinsk para-athlete Valeria Shabalina, who broke two world records and brought the Russian national team three gold and one silver medal in Tokyo, appeared on the facade of the Ural State University of Physical Culture. The mural with an area of more than 60 square meters was painted by the team of the Graffiti Russia Artists’ Association, and the athlete herself added her autograph to the graffiti.
40,000 kilograms of animal feed from shelters
During August, 60,000 Four Paws pet buyers collected 40,000 kg of dry and wet food, as well as donated veterinary drugs, treats, fillers and other items needed by animals from shelters. The action was supported by Royal Canin, which together with the chain of pet stores “Four Paws” added half more to the collected food. All this was directed to foundations, shelters and charitable organizations: the Yuna Center, Dogs that Love, Husky Help, Murlyk and others.
A collection of stories of hospice patients and a charity event for the New Year
In honor of the 15th anniversary of the Vera Foundation, the AST publishing house has published a book, Life for the rest of its life, which collects personal impressions and memories of the Foundation’s employees and their conversations with their wards. For 15 years, these stories have been collected by hospice non-medical coordinators responsible for caring for patients and maintaining a high quality of life. You can buy the book at site publishing houses, as well as in other online stores. Part of the proceeds from the sale of the book will be donated to the Vera Foundation.
And by the New Year, the Vera Foundation is launching a campaign “Now”. The fund invites commercial companies to transfer the marketing budget to corporate souvenirs to help the wards of the Vera Foundation – seriously ill children and adults. As a token of gratitude, the company will receive author’s postcards with a story about the “present” of hospice patients, drawn by professional artists. Postcards are available in two formats – paper and interactive online postcard. On the back of each printed card there is an explanation: the one who donated it sent his charity budget to the Vera Foundation to start the new year with the recipient with a good deed.
Charity garage sale
September 26 inclusive cultural center “Tverskaya 15” arranges a large garage sale in support of the “I can do more” project. It includes a program of developmental activities, leisure activities, trainings, master classes for adults with mental disabilities who live in psychoneurological boarding schools and families.
At the fair, visitors will be able to buy clothes, shoes, accessories, jewelry, vintage household items. The proceeds will help to organize for the participants of “I can do more” developmental classes and useful leisure outside the boarding schools, to pay for the work of curators and tutors, to provide them with the necessary materials.
Application and festival dedicated to donation
For the World Bone Marrow Donor Day, which is celebrated every third Saturday in September, the National Bone Marrow Donor Registry and VKontakte have developed the Digital Double application. I downloaded an application, the user agrees to the analysis of his page. The system counts the number of friends, subscriptions, wall posts, photos and videos – and finds a “digital duplicate”, that is, a person whose online profile is similar to a user’s profile. At the same time, he learns the facts about bone marrow donation.
Next Friday, October 1, the Three Donor Manufactory will host the Donor Day festival, organized by the Lifestyle Charitable Foundation. The purpose of the festival is to preserve and maintain a minimum supply of donor blood components. Its site will be divided into two zones. From 9:00 to 13:00 there will be a donation campaign together with the Blood Center of the FMBA of Russia. To take part in it, it is necessary to register and read the donor’s memo in advance. Also from 9:00 to 16:00 there will be interactive zones, including: product corners from friends-partners of the foundation, creative workshops, public talk and other activities.
Creative classes for orphans and children with special needs
The program “Accessible Museum” of the Moscow State Museum. AS Pushkin together with the LANIT group of companies is gaining pupils of orphanages, students of correctional schools and boarding schools to participate in an educational course based on the museum’s collection. It includes videos and meetings-excursions, which will acquaint visitors with the works of different historical epochs, and a video course “Time Machine” will help to prepare for a visit to the museum and then repeat the material.
Also within the program, children can apply for participation in the art therapy workshop, ceramics and sculpture workshop and in the print and engraving workshop. Admission is based on an assessment of the child’s work.
In Rostov, the city public organization of the disabled “Hope” together with the media park of the Don State Technical University “Southern Region” with the support of the Presidential Grants Fund organized for children with disabilities classes in animation school. Children and teenagers will come up with stories, write scripts, blind characters, and adults will help edit cartoons.
Online game about the churches of Taganka
Exhibition “Moscow without the outskirts. The same Taganka “works in the Museum of Moscow until October 24. During the re-exhibition, part of it moved online – so there was a game of “memory”, dedicated to the twelve major churches in the area. You can play on the project website.