A crowd of over 10,000 watched an exhibition tennis match in the Tauron Arena in Krakow on Saturday in which Iga Swiatek played a charity match against the now retired great Polish player Agnieszka Radwanska in order to raise money for Ukrainian children affected by the war.
Around 66 percent of Poles have become involved in helping Ukraine since its invasion by Russia, a survey shows.
Caritas Polska, a Catholic charity, has collected more than PLN 100 million (EUR 21.54 million) in aid for Ukraine.
Scheduled to take place this evening, the match will be contested by Poland and Ukraine’s most successful sides – however, the game is not without controversy with one fan group accusing Dynamo Kyiv’s owners of pro-Russian sentiment.
This year's Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (WOSP), Poland’s biggest charity event, raised over PLN 224 million (EUR 48.29 million), WOSP organiser Jerzy Owsiak said at the charity's gala event on Wednesday.
The 30th Grand Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (WOSP), Poland’s most high-profile charity event, raised nearly PLN 136.3 million (EUR 29.8 mln), the organisers reported early on Monday.
The 30th edition of the Grand Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (WOSP) is being held on Sunday to collect funds for the purchase of ophthalmology equipment to benefit children.
Warsaw’s AKS Zły met FC United of Manchester in the inaugural edition of the Fenix Trophy last night, but for the majority of spectators the score line was never of importance.
Set up by a group of serving and former policemen from Greater Poland, the shelter looks after dogs and horses which have been retired from duty in various police and military units and are unable to be homed with their service handlers after leaving active service.
Launching the initiative in July, Warsaw’s three-year-old KTS Weszło SA has so far attracted over 11,000 investors to be part owners of the club.