Announced the first winners of the national competition “Volunteer of Russia 2018”


In the framework of the International forum of volunteers took place solemn rewarding of winners of competition “Volunteer of Russia 2018”. This was reported on the website of the event.

Awards were given to laureates in the fields of medical, environmental, silver, corporate and medialibraries, volunteering in emergencies, as well as the best organizer of volunteer activities and the volunteer center. Among others, was awarded the Foundation for rehabilitation of children who suffered oncological diseases, the project “Save a life” by teaching students the basics of first aid and the initiative of the “Pure play” — team competition for the separate collection of garbage. The winners received grants of up to 1 million rubles for the development of their initiatives.

For the contest “Volunteer of Russia” was filed 15839 filings, 10 times more than last year. The projects bring together more than 1.5 million people.

The best in the categories “General”, “Help children”, “Confident in the future,” “Born to assist” and “Inspired art” and “Volunteer of the year” will be announced December 5 at a gala concert in honor of National volunteer day.

Earlier it was reported that the participants of the International forum of volunteers appealed to the President of Russia with a request to declare 2020 as the Year of equal opportunities. According to the Vice-President of the “Fishermen’s Fund” Elena Ulyanova, such a move would create conditions for the adoption of each other, equal access to education, medicine, art and other areas of social life.

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