2011 / 12

Monetary donations

£2,008 were raised during our 2011 Christmas charity evening.

Latvian musicians who contributed to the evening’s success:
Nelda Kuzuma from band Krona
– Reinis Zarinnss

Latvian artists who donated works for charity auction:
Natalie Richy
– Laima Rudusa
– Martins Pakalnins

The funds were used to buy various goods for 13 Latvian children crisis centres, Latvian SOS Children Villages, special needs school and support centre for orphaned teenagers.

Donations in kind

800kg (1,764lbs) of clothes, games, and toys were donated by London Latvian families and other beneficiaries. These were delivered to Latvia free of charge, courtesy of Diamond Transport Solutions, and distributed among the crisis centres.


Specialist staff exchange trip

Head of Riga School for Children with Special Needs No1, Riga, Latvia visited Oakleigh School, London, UK