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United Way Romania has a new President and Vice President

United Way Romania’s Board elected last month its new management team for the next year. Radu Florescu, CEO Centrade Saatchi & Saatchi, took over the mandate from Mr. Steven van Groningen, CEO Raiffeisen Bank, to whom United Way wishes to thank for constantly supporting and helping us grow during two Presidential terms.

Literacy Program Reached More than 2000 Children

According to PISA, every fifth child has difficulties with reading and text comprehension in Hungary. With the objective to improve reading skills with a special focus on disadvantaged children, United Way Hungary has continued its literacy initiative launched in Spring 2014 and by some GE offices also joining in, the program has now reached more than 2000 children nationwide.

Volunteering Highlight: the “Festival of Flowers”

On the 25th of June, employees from Nutricia Poland together with the United Way Poland Foundation employees and volunteers took part to the “Festival of Flowers” with children from Association of Children’ Friends Praga Polnoc.

Share The Experience with Children Needing Extra Help

Together with our corporate partners including Generali, Celanese, KCI and DunaPro United Way Hungary created opportunities for inclusive play and launched The Tree of Dreams, the new symbol of our commitment to help children and youth realize their dreams, on which children can place their handprints with their dream „What will I be when i grow up?” written in it.