Pontis Foundation

To motivate individuals, communities and companies to be responsible for themselves and the wider world.
Depaul Slovakia: Breakfast for the Homeless
 
$11,657
$3,343
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Remaining
Depaul Slovakia provides 2 shelters and day care for homeless people in Bratislava (Slovakia). One shelter is open for any homeless people, the second on is for house who suffer from serious illness for a long time. The shelters are situated in different part of the city. We ensure them breakfast and dinner, clean clothes, shower and bed for night. Our social workers help them in basic needs: healthcare, communication with state authorities, legal advice and labor opportunities. project reportread updates from the field
Dss-MOST: Help people with mental disorders
 
$2,443
$857
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Remaining
We help people with mental health disorders on their way to attaining self-sufficiency. Your support can help them develop their ability to participate in daily life. Give them the courage to do so. project reportread updates from the field
Vrba: Cancer does't mean loneliness -lets be there
 
$1,740
$1,260
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Remaining
For the past 9 years, the Vrba volunteers have been actively involved at the Oncological Institution of St. Elizabeth. They regularly visit the patients, talk with them, play games, organize free-time activity groups, and operate a mobile library. We would like to expand the volunteer activities and engage those who are not able to commit to long-term support of terminally ill people, but are willing to be help with short-term activities such as delivering coffee, tea and magazines. project reportread updates from the field
Great Country
 
$5,700
$4,300
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Remaining
Great Country (Dobra krajina) is an internet portal where good people make Slovakia a "great welcoming country". Thousands of donors change Slovakia with supporting tens of very carefully selected nonprofit projects which achieve this goal, help their clients or improve the country. Help us to help. With your gift we can mobilize other donors and modernize Slovakia. Thank you. project reportread updates from the field
Navrat: Lets find every child in Slovakia a family
 
$5,015
$4,285
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Remaining
In Slovakia there are currently 4500 children without a mother or a father who would read them a bedtime story in the evening. They live in orphanages. 10 years ago, this number was one third more. These children often suffer from hurts and insecurities more than others. The Navrat organization has been helping them to find adoptive mothers and fathers, foster families and it also works on helping families in crisis. Help us: We want every child in Slovakia to have a family. project reportread updates from the field
Plamienok: Help kids who have lost a loved one
 
$3,896
$1,104
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Remaining
The summer camp is organized by the Plamienok counseling center for children who have lost a loved one (a parent, sibling, grandparent, ). The purpose of the camp is to provide children with a safe space to express and share their emotions, experienced after losing a family member. project reportread updates from the field
Andreas: Help for Autistic Families
 
$11,604
$3,396
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Remaining
Most parents of autistic children spend all their free time by taking care of their children. This special type of care is needed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is very exhausting. The main goal of project is to ensure professional caring for autistic children in our autistic centre Andreas. During the weekend parents have a chance to relax and gain new strength. $3 are hourly wage of social worker in Andreas. Give parents the opportunity to gain a new power. project reportread updates from the field
Katarinka - help us save the ruins of monastery
 
$241
$3,092
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Remaining
Archaeological reasearch helps us to clarify and understand life in this area in the 17th century. Help us with our work with youth - we promote enagagement and active stance to the preservation of our cultural and historical heritage and protect nature. We do not seek to reconstruct the church and monastery of St. Catharine, but to preserve it in a safe condition to future generations. Help us cover the costs for engaging 6 x 12 people (6 camps for 12 volunteers) in saving Katarinka. project reportread updates from the field
Help us build the great teams
 
$5,340
$160
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Remaining
The project is realized by Slovak Scouting.Idea is to create Great Teams in different cities,small peer group made up of 6- 8 children which give them the opportunity to spend their free time together instead of watching television or playing video games. Many children came from broken home;they are threatened by drug addiction on the streets.We are teaching them how to become friends, growing in safe environment, how to fix problems so they might be leaders and positive examples for the others. project reportread updates from the field

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