January 29, 2019
Since 2000, Burns Night in Vilnius raised over 100 000 EUR shared by 24 different children and youth organizations in Lithuania. The funds will help the two local charities to implement their important projects:
The charity initiative “Happimess” that supports children who are suffering with oncological diseases. “Happimess” is also the name of the first charity shop for children in Lithuania.
Funds raised at the 20th Burns Night in Vilnius will be used for the translation of the book about oncological illness into English.
Youth Line (‘Jaunimo linija’) is a hotline run by volunteers providing emotional support to young people.
Funds raised at 20th Burns Night in Vilnius will be used to fully train and prepare at least 6 new volunteers. (1 volunteer costs 650 EUR to train).
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