Frozen and generous

calendar icon2014-09-04 00:00:00
Frozen and generous

It started as an innocent idea during the management meeting and ended up as whole company madness on our terrace on Thursday September 4th.

Our brave managers stood up in public and accepted the Ice bucket challenge. We would like to thank all the managers and also other nominees who accepted the challenge and continued the other day. Thanks to generous Dixons SSC employees we collected 5000 CZK which we donated to the endowment fund Veselý senior.

 

The origins of the idea of dumping cold water on one's head to raise money for charity are unclear but have been attributed the most to a Bostonian guy who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and this way he wanted to support a research of this disease. It went viral on social media during July-August 2014 and nowadays many individuals and companies contribute to several non-profit and foundations.

Veselý senior (Happy senior), endowment fund situated in Prague, was founded in 2006 to support the ill and healthy elderly people and the services designated for them. Old age is a stage of life that awaits each of us, and therefore we shouldn´t ignore it. Through the fund, they would like to change existing stereotypes of old age, overcome prejudice about life, status and importance of seniors in our society and to convince not only the younger generation, but also other people to accept the principle of solidarity and to find out that older people bring to our lives irreplaceable quality.

Tereza Kostková, Czech actress and anchorwoman and also the patron of this foundation, accepted our cheque with a smile, together with all three happy employees of Veselý senior. Your money will be spent on an improvement of a clubroom of these happy seniors.

Thank you for your generosity!

Veronika Süssová, HR Associate

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