Singing and Celebrating with Retirement Home Residents

Singing and Celebrating with Retirement Home Residents

Austria, December 2023 The weekly walks with the residents of the St. Klara Retirement Home were suspended in November due to the weather. That’s when the idea arose to invite the residents to a celebration in December.  We also extended an invitation to the two...
Winter Clothes for the Homeless

Winter Clothes for the Homeless

Austria, December 2023 The Eggerheim is a day care center and shelter for the homeless in Klagenfurt. A circular from Caritas Carinthia, requesting donations of warm clothes for the winter, inspired us for a December Action 2023 charitable project. Everyone knows what...
Sing-Alongs at Retirement Homes

Sing-Alongs at Retirement Homes

Austria, August 2023 After a long break due to COVID restrictions, we were able to start planning our one-hour sing-along programs for the elderly in retirement homes. Our first program took place in a retirement home in Graz. Outside on a shady terrace, musicians and...
Visiting Elders at a Retirement Home

Visiting Elders at a Retirement Home

Austria, April 2022 – April 2023 Know Thyself as Soul Feldkirchen searched for a new charity project. We contacted several social services and, in the end, decided upon a retirement home in Steindorf, where our request for a visiting service was joyfully and...
Nursing Home Visits

Nursing Home Visits

Austria, August 2021 Know Thyself as Soul Austria West decided to offer attention to a nursing home’s residents who hardly receive any visitors. The management of the nursing home in Haslach in Upper Austria provided valuable guidance on how to bring joy to each one...
Vinziport Cooking for Homeless People

Vinziport Cooking for Homeless People

Austria, July 2021 Volunteers from Know Thyself as Soul Vienna have been regularly preparing dinner at least once a month since August 2020 for people in need at the VinziPort, an emergency shelter for EU citizens. Since then, we have cooked dinner for about 300...