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THE FOUNDATION FOR CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IS A NETWORK OF 90 INTERNATIONAL CORPORATIONS ACTIVELY WORKING IN POLAND TO AFFECT POSITIVE SOCIAL CHANGE THROUGH CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY. WE FEED, EDUCATE AND EMPOWER POOR CHILDREN IN POLAND. COLLECTIVELY, WE HAVE FED OVER 5 MILLION HOT MEALS TO SOME OF POLAND’S MOST NEEDY CHILDREN. OUR MISSION IS TO LEAD THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY IN RAISING THE LEVEL AND QUALITY OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.

December 12, 2011, Vol. 8, No. 36

"There are no easy answers but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right."
- Ronald Reagan

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

"The purpose of an economic system is to help organize human activities in ways that create healthy and resilient human communities and ecosystems for both present and future generations. Even the father of modern economics, Adam Smith, nearly two decades before his seminal 1776 Wealth of Nations, recognized in Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) the role of sympathy, passion, propriety and virtue in creating humane societies."

- Dr. Allen L. White, Vice President and Senior Fellow, Tellus Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

MAKRO CASH & CARRY REALLY CARES ABOUT OUR PROMISEKIDS

A Makro Cash & Carry Christmas visit to the PromiseLand has become a tradition. This Christmas was no exception, and we thank you Makro Cash & Carry Koszalin for making the holiday season so very special for our PromiseKids at the Rzecino School. The delightful visit by Santa (Piotr Geppert – Supply Department Director) will long be remembered by our kids.

A special thank you to Koszalin Managing Director Mikolaj Przybek, and Katarzyna Deckert, Director of the Customer Service Department.

MAKRO CHRISTMAS COLLECTION FOR OUR PROMISEKIDS DECEMBER 13 – 20TH

I can’t remember a time when the good folks at Foundation Member Makro Cash & Carry didn’t say yes to our Foundation and our PromiseKids. This holiday season is no exception.

Makro General Manager for Poland,Sylweriusz Faruga,said: “We are committed to the Foundation’s Hot-Meal Program, and it is our pleasure to support you with this Christmas Campaign for the 5th year in a row.”

Makro Cash & Carry is a member of the 3rd largest retail group in the world, the Metro Group, and is a wholesaler offering a food and non-food product mix to its registered card-holding customers in a national network of Makro stores in Poland. Makro is a unique food and non-food concept, offering a wholesale solution to professional business needs. Look for the Makro poster featuring our Foundation’s poster girl Ola in all Makro stores.

WELCOME THE NEW YEAR AT INTERCONTINENTAL AND HELP FEED OUR PROMISEKIDS

InterContinental Hotel General Manager Christian Henkemeier must spend a good part of his day thinking about ways to help our PromiseKids. This holiday season, Christian and Sales & Marketing Manager Alexander Suski, decided to give our Foundation 5% of the revenues raised from our Foundation members at the InterContinental Hotel’s New Year Eve celebration.

It works like this… Make your reservations as shown below, and 5% of your reservation will be contributed to our Foundation’s Hot-Meal Program. We do encourage you to enjoy New Years Eve to the fullest knowing that you are helping some very special kids.

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DATES TO REMEMBER

February 13th – 8th Annual Dinner Dance at the Warsaw Hilton Hotel. Make your Table payments of 2400 PLN to our bank account below.

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

"I feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more”

- Jonas Salk

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