POLAND

Getting Ready for Christmas

Getting Ready for Christmas

On the first Sunday in Advent the whole Lighthouse Center® Poland crew went down to the playground, carrying long ladders, large amounts of fairy lights and many boxes of tinsel to help decorating the huge spruce which stands in the entrance to the playground…

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Cookies for the Elderly

Cookies for the Elderly

Over 1000 Christmas cookies made at Lighthouse Center® Poland became Christmas presents for the elderly people of a nursing home in Mirsk (a nearby village), and were also given out by the priest of Pobiedna to villagers after the Christmas Eve service. The day…

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Firewood to the People

Firewood to the People

The winter in Pobiedna is usually very long and cold, and almost all houses of the village are still heated by firewood or coals. Some people in this area do not have the possibility to arrange the needed amount of wood to have it warm throughout the long winter…

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A Barn Full of Things

A Barn Full of Things

At the beginning of September we could once again organise a charity day for the people of Pobiedna. This time we had sorted and organized donations of clothes and bedding together with furniture, mattresses, blankets, kitchen equipment etc. from the PTH storage…

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How to Build a Playground

How to Build a Playground

Lighthouse Center® Poland, June - August 2012    Once upon a time, there was a run-down playground in the center of the village of Pobiedna in lower Silesia, Poland.   Full of enthusiasm and with joint efforts the crew of the Lighthouse Center® Poland began...

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Food distribution

Food distribution

Outside the sports hall the local farmer and volunteers from LCP are about to unload 1.5 tons of potatoes. Inside, five people are weighing oranges and mandarins, cutting cheese into pieces and packing food into boxes. The…

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Early Santa Claus

Early Santa Claus

Some days after the main charity event, one volunteer dressed up as Santa Claus and visited the local Kindergarten with donated toys, wrapped as gifts. They were distributed among the children, and brought great joy to the faces of the little ones, as they…

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Christmas Charity Event

Christmas Charity Event

Shortly before Christmas, the Holosophic Society Poland organized a charity gift-giving event to support the villagers of Pobiedna. Many needy Polish families, and especially the children, were delighted to receive the useful gifts and presents. The leftover…

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Summer Charity Event

Summer Charity Event

In the summer, the Holosophic Society Poland (PTH) organized a charity event which took place in Pobiedna, donating various household goods. After the previous charity event, the Holosophic Society Poland (PTH) Board and the Lighthouse Center® Poland (LCP)…

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Winter Charity Event

Winter Charity Event

In February, a large amount of clothes and toys was donated to the people of Pobiedna in a charity event. During the freezing winter we wanted to help the most needy people in Pobiedna. The local priest was asked what was needed most. “Everything, but especially…

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