THINK BIG, SUPPORT THE SMALLEST!
Spend a day with employees from other AmCham member companies to create a pleasant environment for the children!
List of activities
- cleaning up green spaces,
- painting corridors
- cleaning windows,
- painting seating benches, playground toys, play sets, fences
- creating and painting pallet furniture – for all these activities gardening tools, plants and paint are required.
- organizing skill games for the children of the homes - Used toys, books, clothes are accepted (exception: underwear, shoes)
Make a difference and volunteer one day while building a stronger employee team and working environment through a positive group activity outside the office environment.
To sign up for this opportunity, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with providing the following information until May 17:
- Name/company name
- contact person
- contact number
- name of volunteers
About the homes
- Cseppkő Gyermekotthoni Központ / Cseppkő Street Children’s Homes Center
1025 Budapest, Cseppkő u. 74
Location: in a huge area with a beautiful environment, on the top of the Rose Hill, at the intersection of Csatárka út – Törökvész út – Kapy út. Access: from Kolosy Square bus number 29 to Törökvész út stop or from Batthyány Square with bus number 11, bus 111 to Csatárka út stop. From both directions the buses running time are 20-25 minutes and afterward a short walk up the Verecke stairs.
One of the largest children’s homes in Hungary with a lot of traditions lives up to 120 children with normal and integrated needs; Boys – girls mixed up to 3 to 24 years of age. Children in transition or in long-term care are coming from orphanages, but mostly from families living in extremely poor social conditions, where domestic violence, crime and a variety of addictions are not rare. For this reason, the institution’s educational philosophy has room for all children to provide full-fledged care that provides stability, emotional security as well as helping to keep in touch with the relatives and help them to furtherance their home care.
In the Children’s Home there are three home units each consists of 40 people, one after-care professional unit (the Garzonház) and one kindergarten unit. In the home units – in 12 groups – children of 3-18 years old and a few young adult over the age of 18 live. The units are located in a parked, wooded, lush garden, and there are playgrounds in the garden with swings, climbers, cyclists and sandboxes. The pavilions have 1, 2 and 3 bed rooms, living room, dining room, kitchen, washbasins, showers, toilets provide complete comfort. Children with their caretaker have a familiar environment for their everyday lives. In each of the children’s groups, it is possible for children of different genders and ages to co-raise, so that the brothers can be placed in one home, preferably in one group.
- Hűvösvölgyi Gyermekotthon / Bólyai Children’s Home Center – Hűvösvölgy Children’s Home (about 100 children)
1021 Budapest, Hűvösvölgyi út 165.
The children’s home is located in one of the most beautiful parts of Buda. Close to popular excursion destinations. From Széll Kálmán square you can easily reach it with either tram or bus. Two Professional Units and The Apartment Home are located in a beautiful ancient park, in separate buildings. In these buildings there are 7 family-friendly groups of children. There are 8-12 people in each group. The groups consist of living rooms, a kitchen-dining room, a living room and a bathroom. They strive to place brothers and sister into the same group and room.
The home will accommodate: children with temporary care, respectively underage children who have resort to education and full-time care, as well as after-care services for young adults who become adults. Baba-mama group was opened on July 1, 2015, where mothers under the age of 18 can be accommodated with their children and can also suit pregnant, young mothers.