Actions that make a difference

A blog from the Holosophic Society International

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 musical performances in retirement homes. Following are a few examples of activities that have taken place in different countries so far.

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Cleaning a shelter for abandoned cats

Cleaning a shelter for abandoned cats

Around fifty cats dwell in a shelter for abandoned cats near the city of Izola. They all need food, fresh water, sand for the litter tray as well as some daily cuddles, so we decided to offer a helping hand...

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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 lives...

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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…

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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...

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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 cooperating with the local groups…

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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, the current manager has put in a lot of effort and dedication to make the home what it is today.

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Children’s Hour

Children’s Hour

On the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa, there is a privately operated orphanage, which gets no help from the government and relies solely on the assistance of private donors. The centre looks after abused mothers with small children, as well as babies and...

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Cleaning and Greening a Village

Cleaning and Greening a Village

After the successful spring-cleaning in August, a group of volunteers decided to go back to the village of Segart at the end of December 2014, in order to tidy and replant several public areas.

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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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