Philanthropy Week to Start on 1 October

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“A sense of community has been demonstrated across Croatia. Join in and give yourselves an opportunity to become better people,” the organisers of the event, ZaDobro.BIT! platform, said, announcing a number of events to be taking place until 10 October.

Philanthropy Week has been joined by cities across Croatia.

In Zagreb, a lecture will be held by the Zajednički Put and Solidarna foundations on horizontal cooperation and civic solidarity as levers of the City of Zagreb’s social policy, aimed at strengthening dialogue with the city authorities in preventing poverty and protecting human rights and social security.

In the northern Adriatic city of Pula, a number of events will be organised, including a campaign promoting corporate philanthropy and connecting the business and civil sectors.

The Croatian Chamber of Commerce will hold a lecture on corporate philanthropy.

In the eastern city of Osijek, an exhibition on famous Osijek philanthropists will be staged and a guided tour of buildings whose construction was financed by philanthropists will be organised.

In Kutina, young people will join in creating philanthropist campaigns.

The Ana Rukavina Foundation will organise in Omiš a drive to collect blood samples for HLA typing in an effort to expand the national register of blood stem cell donors. Registration will be possible in Omiš on 2 October.

Numerous events will also be held online. A promotional film about philanthropy, a virtual exhibition and information on the pilot-project “DoGood People” for primary and secondary school students are available at

One of the events is the “Gradimo i radimo” (We build and work) online campaign for the earthquake-struck region of Banija, aimed at collecting financial and other donations to make life for the people of that region as normal as possible during the autumn and winter.

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