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Toronto-based Polish Orphans Charity Awards Scholarships

November 28, 2011:  22 scholarships funded by the Toronto-based Polish Orphans Charity were awarded to artistically talented children from the Mazovia voyvodship. The awards were presented by Ambassador Daniel Costello and Deputy Voiviod Dariusz Piatek.

Polish Orphans Charity Awards Scholarships

14 of the scholarship recipients come from children’s homes or underprivileged families in Warsaw. The youngest was seven years old, the eldest - 18. These non-monetary scholarships will be used to acquire musical instruments, artist’s materials or other supplies which will help these artistically talented children pursue their passions. Each scholarship was equivalent to CAD$1,000.00.

The Polish Orphans Charity Foundation was set up in 2000 in Canada with the main aim of providing support to artistically talented orphans in Poland.  Since then over 147 children in Poland have received scholarships and the organisation has also funded over 60 playgrounds at various children’s homes.

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Date Modified:
2012-11-02