As part of the worldwide #GivingTuesday initiative employees of the Biosphere Corporation raised UAH 6,547 for a cochlear implant for three-year-old Yesenia. To help the girl raise funds for the surgery corporation tripled charity donations from the employees.
Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Since its inaugural year in 2012, #GivingTuesday has become an international movement that connects millions people and organizations around the world for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving. This year Ukraine joins the movement for the first time and becomes 154th country to support the initiative.
Charity campaigns for children are one of the main areas of social responsibility of Biosphere Corporation. This year the company provided help to about 100,000 children in 35 cities of Ukraine within “Marathon of Kindness” campaing. In addition, the company has been supporting the “Mother+Me” charity festival for orphans for more than 10 years, and its employees regularly participate in charity runs and volunteer initiatives.