A Night to Remember!

Ceilidh Dancing

St Andrew’s Caledonian Charity Ball 2018 What a fantastic night was had by all at the 2018 edition of the St Andrew’s Caledonian Charity Ball which was held in the Warsaw Marriott Hotel on Saturday 24 November!  Almost 300 guests enjoyed an evening of Scottish and Polish culture including dinner…

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PLN 150k for charity

Iain Leyden presents a cheque to Jolanta Czernicka-Siwecka of Fundacja Iskierka

2018 St Andrew’s Caledonian Charity Ball raises more than PLN 150,000 The St Andrew’s Caledonian Charity Ball held in the Warsaw Marriott Hotel on Saturday 24 November 2018 raised more than PLN 150,000 for the support of ill and disadvantaged young people in Poland.  Many thanks to our nearly 300…

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Help us support brain cancer treatment!

Tractographic reconstruction of neural connections by diffusion tensor imaging (DTI)

PLN 45,000 donated for Brain Cancer Treatment Children’s brain cancer treatment outcomes will be improved by St Andrew’s Foundation’s recent donation of PLN 45,000 to Fundacja Iskierka, a charity supporting young people with cancer, for the purchase of equipment for DTI (Diffusion Tensor Imaging) Tractography. DTI Tractography uses include: Pre-operative planning…

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PLN 300,000 for Hippotherapy Arena

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PLN 300,000 for Helenów’s Hippotherapy Arena St Andrew’s Foundation has continued its partnership with TPD Helenów with the aim of completing an indoor Hippotherapy Arena by agreeing to make a further donation of PLN 240,000 in 2018.  The donation is made up of PLN 110,000 from our activities in 2016…

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What a night! The Caledonian Charity Ball 2017

Scottish Country Dancing

St Andrew’s Caledonian Charity Ball 2017 – Photo Gallery Were you at the Caledonian Charity Ball on Saturday 25 November 2017? We had another fabulous evening while raising almost PLN 175,000 for charity – with your help we’ve now raised more than PLN 500,000 from the last three Balls.  Working…

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Making a difference

Supporting childrens' charities

Your support is making a difference A huge thank you to all the guests at and sponsors of the 2017 St Andrew’s Caledonian Charity Ball – you have helped us to raise almost PLN 175,000 for childrens’ charities.  The total amount raised by the St Andrew’s Foundation over the last…

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Warming up!

Dance the night away at the Ceilidh

Final arrangements for the Ball We’re now finalising arrangements for the St Andrew’s Caledonian Charity Ball to be held at the Warsaw Marriott Hotel on Saturday 25 November 2017.  The programme for the evening, which promises non-stop action and entertainment, can be found here. Guest of Honour We’re reliably informed…

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New Ambulance for Kids’ Hospital

(L-R) Dr Barbara Kunsdorf-Bochnia, Iain Leyden, Jolanta Jolanta Czernicka-Siwecka

Donations support a new ambulance for kids On Monday 6 November 2017, St Andrew’s Foundation attended the formal handover of a new ambulance to the Emergency Department of the Upper Silesian Child Health Centre in Katowice.  From donations made at the 2016 St Andrew’s Caledonian Charity Ball we donated PLN…

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Respirators for Cancer Hospitals

Fundacja Iskierka

Donations support purchase of respirators Fundacja Iskierka, who received a donation of PLN 90,000 from St Andrew’s Foundation (Umowa Darowizny – Iskierka (07/01/2016)), have announced the completion of the purchase of three respirators for hospitals in Chorzów, Katowice and Zabrze.  The donation from St Andrew’s Foundation was matched by contributions…

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PLN 150,000 donated to Charities

Ceremonial presentation of St Andrew's Foundation's donation to CPD "Helenów"

The St Andrew’s Foundation has donated PLN 150,000 raised from its activities in 2015 to two Polish childrens’ charities – Fundacja “Iskierka” and Centrum Rehabilitacji, Edukacji i Opieki TPD “Helenów”. The St Andrew’s Foundation President, Ben Bannatyne, said “we’re delighted to have had a successful opening year having formed the…

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