Andrey & Julia Dashin’s Foundation aims to provide the necessary assistance to those in need across Cyprus during this difficult time of the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus has also affected the Cyprus Anti-Cancer Society as they had to postpone all events, thereby limiting the ability to raise funds to support cancer patients.
For the second year in a row, Andrey & Julia Dashin’s Foundation supported WW2 veterans by joining forces with the Russian Cultural Centre in Nicosia (Rossotrudnichestvo). This year, the Foundation offered supermarket gift vouchers worth 200 euro each for 13 veterans living on the island.
The quarantine restriction due to Covid-19 has increased the frequency, intensity and the danger of violence against women and children. In light of this situation, Andrey & Julia Dashin’s Foundation are supporting the Association for the Prevention and Handling of Violence in the Family (SPAVO) by covering expenses for supermarket food vouchers.
As part of its campaign for those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic, Andrey & Julia Dashin’s Foundation is supporting two amazing initiatives organised by Cyprus Red Cross Limassol Branch and Friendship Circle.
On the 3d of February, in Limassol’s Rialto Theater, Andrey and Julia Dashin’s Foundation – in collaboration with the Russian Cultural Centre (Rossotrudnichestvo) – sponsored the play ‘Novels from Russia’. It was presented by the Vladimir Academic Drama Theater as part of the international program ‘Russian Theater Seasons’ in Cyprus.
On 30 January, Andrey Dashin received an award presented by the Cyprus Red Cross Limassol Branch President, Mrs. Niki Hadjitsangari, for the contribution that Andrey & Julia Dashin’s Foundation has made to the Limassol Branch over the years.
Andrey & Julia Dashin’s Foundation joins forces with Cyprus Red Cross for the fourth year in a row, in order to help disadvantaged families and their children spend the Christmas holidays. This year’s campaign runs at Red Cross Limassol Branch throughout December with an aim to provide special festive food and parcels full of necessities to around 600 families in need.
Andrey & Julia Dashin’s Foundation joins forces with Friendship Circle, a charity organization that carries out weekly hospital visits to children’s wards in different hospitals around Cyprus to brighten up the children’s day with some gifts and entertainers. The Foundation kindly sponsored the ‘Hospital Care Visits’ campaign for 2 months, which included transport, gifts and other expenses.
On 10 November at Old Town, Limassol, Andrey & Julia Dashin’s Foundation in cooperation with Choice FM held a family quest game ‘Treasure Hunt 2019: School Edition’. More than 500 attendees, including students studying at schools from all over Limassol, their parents and teachers, took part in a free of charge fun treasure hunt, filled with knowledge and adventure.
On 5 November, in Limassol, Rialto Theatre, Andrey & Julia Dashin’s Foundation and the Russian Cultural Centre (Rossotrudnichestvo) held a great concert of Tula Governor’s Philarmonic Wind Orchestra. The concert was presented as part of the international program ‘Russian Theatre Seasons in Cyprus’, presented by the Embassy of Russia and the Russian Cultural Centre, which is enjoying its second year on the island under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades.