Actions that make a difference

A blog from the Holosophic Society International

Cross-generational Walk

Cross-generational Walk

Two days before Christmas, our group of volunteers decided to take some elderly residents from a local retirement home for a walk through the old town of Ljubljana. Accompanied by an occupational therapist and a social care worker, we headed off towards Preseren…

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2500 presents for migrant children

2500 presents for migrant children

It is a frequent practice to give presents to each other in December, so we came up with the idea of preparing some small gifts for migrant children in our country. Several groups all over Slovenia got together and wrapped 2500 tiny presents, which had been…

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Caring for the Elderly

Caring for the Elderly

During the last months, several groups within the HSI region have got involved in voluntary activities for the elder generation. According to the local needs and possibilities, the activities range from private support of individuals to group projects such as…

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Melodious Cultural Medley

Melodious Cultural Medley

After the great success of an uplifting fundraising event in 2014, the Holosophic Society UK (HSUK) partnered once again with Vista, a local charity working with children and adults with sight loss, with the aim to make a positive contribution towards people’s…

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Cleaning a Shelter for Abandoned Cats

Cleaning a Shelter for Abandoned Cats

We are a group of young people, ready to dedicate some of our time for the benefit of others. This time we decided to clean a shelter for abandoned cats near the city of Izola. The shelter is taken care of by a volunteer and humanitarian activist called Ms Milena…

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Supporting Children in Portugal

Supporting Children in Portugal

During the spring and summer the Holosophic Society Portugal (HSP) has been involved in several charity activities. In April 2015 we started collecting rice, oil, beans and other items to be given to poor families in the neighbourhood. Shortly after that, our…

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Small Gifts Made with Great Joy

Small Gifts Made with Great Joy

Two years have passed since our last project in cooperation with the voluntary organization called “Yad Le Arad”. This organisation works with our local Social Care Department and helps needy people by delivering food received from hotels and individuals. They…

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Support the refugees

Support the refugees

Within the last few months, a large number of refugees have fled from Syria to Europe. Local humanitarian organisations are currently faced with enormous challenges in terms of providing basic needs for the mass of people entering their countries. The HSI is…

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A Safe Haven

A Safe Haven

“Przystań“ is the Polish word for “Haven”, which is the name of a house for homeless people in Leśna, Poland. Since its foundation in 1992, Jan Sykała, the current manager, has put in a lot of effort and dedication to make the home what it is today: a place where…

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About this blog

Based on the idea of caring for other people and the environment, various groups in different countries within the region of the Holosophic Society International have started different charity projects in order to bring about a change in their communities. All activities have been funded by donations and carried out by volunteers. On this blog you find regular reports and updates about these projects as well as information about our activities and events. We hope you enjoy browsing though the stories!

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