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64 newborns in Plovdiv received their first presents for the International Children’s Day

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64 babies from three maternity wards in the city of Plovdiv received their first presents from the team of “For Our Children” foundation. The occasion is the International Children’s Day, and the babies already have brand new– newborn care packages.   “There’s no way I can describe the emotion and happiness from the feeling of giving the first present to a such a small human being”, comments with joy Fiona Zaikova, a leader of “Social Work” department at CSC “St. Sofia” of “For Our Children” foundation.   And the youngest, apart from presents, need love and good care. Around this decision united the team of “For Our Children” foundation and the specialists from the three maternity wards. Leading place in children’s development has a good environment. Dr. Diana Argirova who leads the Neonatal department at MBAL Plovdiv explained that one of the key factors for good development is avoiding any stress.   “The child should be raised with love in a caring environment,” explained Dr. Argirova.   “The most important thing for a child, since early, age is both parents to be good – not to be ignorant, but at the same time to avoid being perfectionists. In order the childhood to be happy, mother and father should treat their children well and not burden them with their own ambitions for developing since baby’s first breath.”, said the psychologist Maria Vladimirova from Hospital for Ob-Gyn “Selena”.   According to Dr. Slaveya Nedelcheva who leads the Neonatal department at MBAL “St. Mina”, it is extremely important to be born healthy.   “Peaceful and bright days and nothing to overshadow children’s souls,” wished Dr. Nedelcheva.   Our team also wishes children a happy childhood and many more…

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The children supported by For Our Children Foundation celebrated 1st of June

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“For Our Children” foundation organized a grand event, celebrating the International children’s day – June 1st. All children from the Home for socio-medical care for children “St. Sofia” and the centers of the foundation took part in it. The celebration was held at our Community Support Center “St. Sofia” where we organized different kinds of entertainment – children’s disco, drawing, and sports games. The animators from Play Park brought the good mood to our guests for free.   “It is nice that “For Our Children” foundation exists. It helps foster parents in hard times and there should be more foundations like this one”, shared Maria – a voluntary foster mother.   Experts from the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy and Sofia Municipality came to the event. Svetla Ivanova – chief expert at the Directory “European funds and international program projects” of MLSP, shared: “I think that the care which “For Our Children” foundation gives to the children is very important and I hope that they will continue to do so in the future. Today, we had the opportunity to take a look at the new-built Children’s House. I see that children live in good conditions. All of them look healthy, smiling, and happy on this day and I suppose that it is the same every day.”   Guests of the celebration also were the donators of “For Our Children” foundation together with their children who also saw Children’s House situated in the yard of the CSC “St. Sofi”.   The executive director of “For Our Children” foundation Ivanka Shalapatova congratulated all children for their holiday and reminded adults that every child has the right to a happy childhood in a family environment and that it is their task to respect this…

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Adults and children had fun at the Borisova garden

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 “For Our Children” foundation and the company “Compass” organized a fun celebration for the International Children’s Day. Between 16:00 and 20:00 o’clock children and their parents celebrated at the Summer stage at the Borisova Garden. During the celebration the children were having fun with magic tricks and animators, face painting and children disco for young and old.   The Poem workshop initiated a huge interest among the children who wrote fun verses for childhood, games, for mom and dad, with the help of the teams of “For Our Children” foundation and “Compass”. 12-year-old Vasilena created a long poem dedicated to the International Children’s Day.   All guests had the opportunity to try the delicious sandwiches with the favorite children’s spreads Happy Junior by “Compass”. For the last five years, since the creation of the Happy Junior brand, “Compass” has been donating 8% of the value of every purchased product to “For Our Children” foundation.   “For Our Children” foundation has been ensuring that all children in Bulgaria will receive care, love, and support in a real family environment for 22 years already. Because the specialists of the foundation know that there is nothing more precious in this world than the gentle touch of mom and dad, grandmother and grandfather, than our…

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