Thank you! Together we raised over 4 Million CZK!

Dear friends

Thank you for supporting the 2017 Charity Gala “Cocktail”.

We are delighted to tell you that we raised over 4 Million Czech Krowns for our charities on Saturday night. This makes 2017 our most successful gala ever!

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We owe a huge part of this success to the fabulous team at Mlynec and to all of our generous sponsors, many of whom support us year after year.

We are extremely grateful for your kind donations and look forward to working with our charities to ensure that your money is put to good use.

In 2018, we will work with the following charities:

  • Childhood Leukemia Investigation Prague (CLIP): Funds raised will be used to support diagnosis and tailoring of treatment for leukemia patients and ongoing research into leukemia in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
  • Diakonie Center: Money will be used towards the purchase of a transport van that is specially modified for children with mental, physical and multiple disabilities.
  • Beroun Children’s Home: Our contributions will fund horse-riding lessons, swimming lessons, pet therapy, music therapy and trips to the salt caves.
  • Skiing for the disabled: We will fund ski-courses for disabled children.
  • Pink Crocodile School Prague: Money raised will be used to purchase specialist equipment to help children with complex and multiple disabilities live their life.
  • Dedina Center: Our money will continue to support a program aimed at fostering greater independence for blind and visually impaired adults.
  • Motol ORL/Broken Silence Foundation: We will contribute towards the purchase of specialist surgical equipment and continue to support the post-surgery rehabilitation program for children with cochlear implants.
  • Department of Projects, Grants and Clinical trials at Kralovske Vinohrady: Money raised will be used to purchase specialist equipment for neonatal care.

We will update you throughout the year on our progress and you are very welcome to visit our charities with us in the new year.

With warm wishes

Charity Gala Committee

Elizabeth Neale, Paula Hessenberger, Grace Wilkinson, Blanka Smith, Anke Weber, Karen Feldman, Kate Sellers, Clare Mazzotti, Jo Demeril, Dana Duffill and Gill Maguire

Together we raised over 3.5 Million Czech Krowns!

Dear friends

Thank you for supporting the 2016 Charity Gala “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”.

We are delighted to tell you that we raised a record breaking 3.5 million Czech Krowns for our charities on Saturday night.

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In 2017, we will support the following charities:

  • Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology: This department treats chidlren with cancer. Charity Gala donations will contribute towards the purchase of a Flow Cytometer for the accurate diagnosis of leukemia.
  • Diakonie Center: Diakonie supports families of children with mental, physical or multiple disabilities. Funds raised will be invested in garden renovations.
  • Beroun Children’s Home: Beroun is a residential home for complex needs children. Our contributions will fund horseriding lessons, swimming lessons, pet therapy, music therapy and trips to the salt caves.
  • Skiing for the Disabled: This year we will sponsor ski courses for disabled children.
  • Pink Crocodile School Prague: Pink Crocodile helps complex needs children. We will pay for physiotherapy at school.
  • Dedina Center: Dedina offers a support system for adults with impaired vision. We will continue to support a program aimed at fostering greater independence.
  • Motol ORL / Broken Silence Foundation: Broken Silence supports deaf children after their cochlear implant surgery. Funds raised will contribute to the purchase of specialist surgical equipment. We will also continue to support a program to help children after their cochlear implant surgery.

We are extremely grateful for all donations and look forward to another successful year working with our charities to ensure that your money is put to good use. You can keep in touch with the projects that we support through our blog and through Facebook.

With warm wishes

Charity Gala Committee

Elizabeth Neale, Paula Hessenberger, Grace Wilkinson, Blanka Smith, Anke Weber, Karen Feldman, Kate Sellers, Clare Mazzotti, Jo Demeril, Dana Duffill and Gill Maguire

Thank you! We raised over 2.6 Million CZK!!

Dear Charity Gala supporters

Thank you for joining us on an incredible journey to travel together “Around The World in 80 days”.

We are extremely thankful for your support with prize donations, ticket purchases, auction bids and pledges. Your contributions really do make a difference.

We are delighted to tell you that we again raised over 2.6 million Czech Krowns for our charities on Saturday night.

In 2016, together we will support:

  • University Hospital Motol: The Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology treats children with cancer. We raised enough money for new chair-beds for the wards and the purchase of infusion pumps.
  • University Hospital Motol: The department of ENT/ORL treats congenital disorders of the Head and Neck, and Hearing. We will purchase specialist state of the art surgical equipment to enable finer surgical techniques.
  • Diakonie Center: Diakonie supports families of children with mental, physical or multiple disabilities. This year we will pay for renovation of the garden.
  • Beroun Children’s Home: Beroun is a residential home for complex need’s children. Our contributions fund horse-riding lessons, swimming lessons, pet therapy, music therapy and trips to the salt caves.
  • Skiing for the Disabled: This year we will buy a mono-ski.
  • Pink Crocodile School Prague: Pink Crocodile helps complex needs children. We will support activities including physiotherapy plus drama and dance in 2016.
  • Dedina Center: Dedina offers a support system for adults with impaired vision and we will support their rehabilitation program.
  • Broken Silence Foundation: Broken Silence supports deaf children after their cochlear implant surgery. We will support the annual summer auditory verbal camp.

For more information on our charities please go to our charity pages. You can keep in touch with the projects that we support through our blog and through Facebook.

With sincere thanks

Charity Gala Committee

Elizabeth Neale, Paula Hessenberger, Grace Wilkinson, Blanka Smith, Anke Weber, Karen Feldman, Kate Sellers, Clare Mazzotti, Jo Demeril, Dana Duffill and Gill Maguire