Volunteer teams from BULSTRAD and BULSTRAD LIFE provided help to 32 social institutions in 20 cities and towns across the country
During the Social Active Day about 230 volunteers took part in more than 40 social activities in support of children and elderly people
About 230 volunteers from BULSTRAD VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP and BULSTRAD LIFE VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP joined 32 social institutions across 20 cities and towns in the country during the annually organized Social Active Day. The initiative is part of a long-term international campaign of VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP aimed at encouraging the employees in the companies of the Group in 24 countries in Central and Eastern Europe to help people in need, and it is being held for the eight year in a row.
As part of the Social Active Day, this year for the first time a special recognition of “Ambassador of Good” was presented to fifteen employees of BULSTRAD VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP. During the campaign this year, the Ambassadors of Good from all structures of BULSTRAD VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP across the entire country selected and introduced eight new social activities and initiatives and involved 59 new volunteers in the Social Active Day.
This year teams from the two companies volunteered their efforts at day centers and social homes for children, youths and elderly people in Blagoevgrad, Burgas, Varna, Veliko Tarnovo, Vratsa, Kazanlak, Montana, Pazardzhik, Petrich, Pirdop, Pleven, Plovdiv, Ruse, Sevlievo, Stara Zagora, Haskovo, Shumen, Sliven, Sopot and Sofia.
The event included more than 40 different social activities which were organized according to specific needs reported by the social institutions for support and volunteer help with cleaning, paintwork and repairs, crafting of gifts and souvenirs for charity sales and exhibitions, tree planting and preparation of gardens for the winter, as well as sports, educational and cultural activities together with the children, youth and elderly people and other activities.
The Social Active Day of BULSTRAD VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP and BULSTRAD LIFE VIENNA INSURANCE GROUP has been organized in partnership with the BeCause Foundation for charity aid and the Concordia Foundation. According to data from the two foundations, during the initiative this year the volunteers from the two companies were able to provide help with their efforts to nearly 1,000 disadvantaged children, youth and elderly people and their families.