Fundraising Campaign for the Pediatric Emergency Room April 4, 2013

Numerous businessmen, diplomats, representatives of domestic and foreign companies, and philanthropists gathered on April 2nd at MKC (Youth Cultural Centre) for a VIP donation cocktail under the general sponsorship of the wife of Macedonian President, Mrs. Maja Ivanova for the purpose of constructing an emergency room at the Children’s Hospital.

The following AmCham members demonstrated their corporate responsibility with donations for this significant project:

· Tinex – MT
· Alkaloid AD Skopje
· Nova – International Schools
· Unija Finansiska Skopje
· Komercijalna Banka
· PI Vitaminka AD Prilep
· Cakmanova Advocates
· Mlekara j.s.c. Bitola
· T-Mobile Macedonia
· One
· Makedonski Telekom AD Skopje

LinkAcross2First Lady Maja Ivanova announced that the Turkish Agency for Cooperation and Coordination (TIKA), under the Government of the Republic of Turkey, has donated the needed amount of 55.000 euros, which is needed to fully complete the first phase of the project: renovating and adapting the space, running the electric installation, ventilation, pluming, sewage and system for medical gases. All other donations will go towards equipment needed for the emergency room and the second phase of the project. The campaign continues and dynamic of the gathered funds is better than the expected. As a result of that, the Children ER is expected to be build faster than planned.

The partners of the national campaign for the construction of an emergency room at the Children’s Hospital are:
– Her excellency, Mrs. Marriet Schuurman, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands,
– Mrs. Mary Jo Wohlers, wife of the Ambassador of the United States of America,
– Mr. Clay Buttemere from the NGO “LinkAcross”
– The marketing agency “New Moment”.

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