Big family. Easter

An Easter event in support of multi-child families and orphans "Big Family" was held on 27 April at 12.00 at the Youth Palace in Minsk.

 

The Idea

The idea of ​​creating a big family of partners, who assist multi-child families, was born in November 2013, and as a result, on December 29, 2013 at the Theater of Belarusian Drama we gathered 17 multi-child families, representatives of partner companies, volunteers, artists and actors, animators and just indifferent people, which merged into a single creative pre-New Year burst and created a first event in the series of future events. All the funds raised during the charity evening were used to buy all the necessities, educational games, and more for Minsk multi-child families, Dzerzhinsk shelter, the Disabled Children Association. In addition to the refrigerators and the gift certificates from "5 Element", each family was presented with gifts from our sponsors: the leather and fur salon “Ekaterina”, the law office "Stepanovski, Papakul and partners," the company Farouk – a distributor of hair cosmetics CHI and BioSilk in Belarus, the retail chain «Modny Domik» and the individuals.

 

The Organizers

The second night in the series of events "Big Family", took place on Sunday, on Easter week, on April 27, it was organized by the foundation "Pure Action", consisting of a team of women volunteers, among whom there are business women and mothers from multi-child families, and just indifferent residents of the capital. The general partners of the event were companies Bosch-Siemens, which gave each large family, with more than 5 children, an art object – a hand-painted refrigerator Siemens; Bosch, which helped the guests to create a unique image using Bosch stylers and hair dryers. Belarusian online shop of household appliances www.atlant-shop.by gave each large family necessary household appliances, including washing machines. Many other Belarusian companies also provided valuable gifts that would be of great help in each family.

 

Partners

The main information partner was the city magazine "Bolshoy", which consistently supports the column "Big deal" with their active social and charity activities. There was held a charity fair, a few master classes dedicated to Easter gifts organized by the Palace of Youth, spring compositions from "HobbyLand", delicious cakes from the culinary school "Gourmet" and other exciting activities for all ages. Each large family prepared a cheerful self-presentation and a small concert spot. Belarusian pop stars also participated in the concert.


 

The Objectives

The goals of the event, which were set by the organizers: charity and social assistance, including the development of children’s and adults’ creative abilities, the education of elite, the support of the birth rate in Belarus, the strengthening of family traditions and values, the information and counseling on the possibilities for foster families and the adoption of children.

 

The Participants

"Big family" invited Minsk and Zhirovichi multi-child families, the Disabled Children Association (with handcrafted souvenirs), young artists who presented their paintings on the charity fair, as well as some socially responsible companies and organizations, socially active Mass Media and the citizens of our city.

 

The Media Partners

The media support of the event and its coverage was carried out by  the magazine "Bolshoy", 360.by, Geometria.ru, diva.by, Radio Rocks, Taxi, ".sapiens", "Women's Magazine" and other mass media.