The Pobiedna Christmas Tree

The Pobiedna Christmas Tree

On 7 December a group of guests and volunteers began to decorate the Christmas tree on the playground in Pobiedna. It was a cold, snowy day when we walked towards the playground with our long ladders and decoration material. Local children and teenagers were helping us to put up the Christmas lighting and...
A Tiger at School

A Tiger at School

At the end of March we were invited by the school director to contribute to a program called “ Theatre Day” at the local school, for which a performance with a series of shows was in preparation. We were in charge of the “face-painting”, a program particularly for the children from the kinder-garden, who were invited to get a first impression of the “nice sides of school”. Comic hero character face paints were the most popular among the boys, whereas the girls preferred flowers and butterflies. We also prepared some refreshments such as cookies and drinks and offered them to the visitors of the “Theatre...
Getting Ready for Christmas

Getting Ready for Christmas

On the first Sunday in Advent the whole LCP crew went down to the playground, carrying long ladders, large amounts of fairy lights and many boxes of tinsel to help decorating the huge spruce which stands in the entrance to the playground. The village´s chairwoman and some helpers from the village decorated the tree together with us for several hours, until it finally turned into a majestic Christmas tree, for the enjoyment of not only the young but also the “Young at Heart” of the village.  ...
Cookies for the Elderly

Cookies for the Elderly

Over 1000 Christmas cookies made at LCP became Christmas presents for the elderlypeople of a nursing homein Mirsk (a nearby village), and were also given out by the priest of Pobiedna to villagers after the ChristmasEve service. The day before, all the cookies had been packed with a lot of care, which took several hours and created a very nice atmosphere of true Christmas spirit among the volunteers and visitors of...
Early Santa Claus

Early Santa Claus

Some days after the main charity event, one volunteer dressed up as Santa Claus and visited the local Kindergarten with donated toys, wrapped as gifts. They were distributed among the children, and brought great joy to the faces of the little ones, as they excitedly unwrapped all the beautiful surprises. Once more the Holosophic Society Poland (PTH) was able to organize a successful charity event because of the generous contribution from all of the volunteers and participants. The Holosophic Society Poland and the Lighthouse Center Poland (LCP) crews are very grateful for the openhearted participation shown by all and look forward to future...