Since February 24, 2022, when Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Caritas Polska, the largest charity organisation in Poland, has given out PLN 597 million (EUR 125 million) in support to Ukraine and refugees from that country.
The 31st Great Orchestra of Christmas charity (WOSP) finale in Warsaw brought to an end several weeks of countrywide fund-raising by WOSP volunteers, who collected donations for specialized medical equipment, mainly for children's hospitals.
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Poles can exchange blood for Christmas trees on Wednesday as part of a campaign to increase blood stocks.
The annual calendar from Olmet, a recycling company from Tarnowskie Góry, is known as the Polish version of the world-famous Pirelli calendar produced each year by the Italian tire giant.
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.