For three days already diligent volunteers have been packing holiday boxes at Holiday Heroes’ warehouse. Right with the start of the Holy Week, only a few days before the sacred Christian holiday Easter, our friends from Viva Credit also joined our efforts as volunteers to fill in the parcels with foodstuffs adding a portion of love. Eager and smiling, they made more than a thousand boxes that will reach today the homes of needy families throughout Bulgaria.
Among the volunteers who become heroes for the families by personally delivering holiday boxes to their homes, were our ambassadors and popular TV stars Rumen Yovchev and Maria Andonova. They both exchanged their role of TV presenters to become Holiday Heroes’ volunteers and holiday heroes for families in need. Rumen visited Donka’s home. She is retired due to illness. Her husband and her child passed away years ago and she now lives alone in a rotten apartment. She lives on 200 leva a month which is not enough and she has to eat in a soup kitchen. Maria brought a package to Eleonora who looks after her fourteen-year-old son. He has multiple disabilities due to premature birth.
Eleonora worked as an accountant but after giving birth she takes full-time care of her child. They live in a municipal flat and their major problem is people’s attitude towards their ethnic origin and the lack of tolerance towards her son’s disease which they have to face daily.