Art for children in need!

A charity sale of works of art - 2012

BGN 32,920 were collected during Charity Campaign 2012 of the Sts. Constantine and Helena Foundation whose closing event took place on 3 December 2012 at Graffit Gallery. More than 77 works of art were sold and money donations were made. The funds will be spent on support of homes for children without parental care Drugarche, Knyaginya Nadezhda in Varna and special boarding school Sts. Cyril and Methodius, the village of Krivnya. 

For the second year in a row, St. St. Constantine and Helena Foundation gave the Art Donor placard to the arts people with the greatest input for the foundation's activity. This year, Art Donors of the Sts. Constantine and Helena Foundation are:

- Talented and recognised Bulgarian authors – Vasil Petrov and Svetlin Nenov who traditionally support the Foundation by donating their books.

- Toshko Gyaurov – director of Festival and Congress Centre Varna and partner of the Foundation in the initiative “Art Today – Opportunities Tomorrow!” .

- Yuliana Vasileva – member of the team of Sts. Constantine and Helena Foundation

Special guests at the closure of the campaign were the children of home Drugarche and the children of children's school Alisa who greeted the attendants with a special Christmas recital.

The campaign was supported by Varna Municipality which purchased a work of art in support of socially disadvantaged children, as well as by many businessmen, politicians, artists, musicians and media representatives.

Musicians Ivaylo Donev, Ivo-But-Not and Rul also supported the campaign. Anchor of the event was artist Hristo Kolev of Theater Shturche (Grasshopper).

The funds raised during the Charity Campaign 2012 will be sufficient to meet the goals of the Sts. Constantine and Helena Foundation has set:

І. YEAR-ROUND ACTIVITIES OF THE FOUNDATION:

   - Ensuring annual repair activities in the three institutions;

   - Instituting education scholarships for socially disadvantaged children.

І. ONE-OFF ACTIVITIES OF THE FOUNDATION       Celebration of the children's book and drawing on the occasion of April 2 – International Children's Book Day and birthday of Hans Christian Andersen.

2. Organisation of a children's celebration on the occasion of June 1 – the International Children's Day.

3. Securing educational materials and accessories for children on the occasion of the start of the academic year – September 15.

Starting today, 04 December 2012, the collection of Sts. Constantine and Helena Foundation is on display again in the art area of Azalia Hotel & SPA in St. St. Constantine and Elena resort.  Anyone willing to help socially disadvantaged children can do so:

- buying a work of art.

- made a pecuniary donation

This year round, the charity campaign of the Sts. Constantine and Helena Foundation has been implemented with the support of company Quadrant Beverages, the main partner of the Foundation.

Other partners are:

Prisma – Lighting solutions

Media partners:

Media group Cherno More, moreto.net, varnautre.bg