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.
Silver-winning Olympic javelin thrower Maria Andrejczyk is to auction her medal to raise funds for a life-saving operation on a small child.
Concerned about those trapped in stifling hot apartments, Mali Bracia Ubogich have responded by taking those in their care on scenic day-trips with local volunteers.
Award-winning composer and musician Piotr Wróbel has spent the last month cycling from Warsaw to Gdańsk and searching out ‘taken-for-granted’ statues to pose with his tuba-like instrument and raise money for dogs with cancer or other diseases, or which have been injured in traffic accidents or mistreated by their owners.
An unnamed woman had called Kraków’s Society for the Protection of Animals to report the ‘tree beast’, saying she was too scared to open her windows. She added that the ‘creature’ had been sitting in the tree opposite her apartment for two days and believed it was an iguana.
The 29th Grand Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (WOSP), Poland’s most high-profile charity event, raised PLN 210.8 million (EUR 45.8 million) despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Despite the hardships faced by restaurants and cafes because of lockdown, the altruistic businesses donated 10 percent of their earnings to help feed underprivileged children in Poland and the developing world.
The 29th Grand Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (WOSP), Poland’s most high-profile charity event, raised nearly PLN 127.5 million (EUR 28.1) despite the Covid lockdown.
The social-fridges are usually identified as ‘Jadłodzielnia’, which translates to food sharing, and have now spread across the country.