You live your life day-to-day-
Good things happen to you,
Something upsets you,
Your problems often loom large and unsolvable,
They dampen your spirits and spoil your mood,
Sometimes erasing entire days out of your life
These are days for which other people would give anything. Those people are sick children with a horrible disease - CANCER and the parents of those children. People who truly struggle for life every second, every minute. Any kind of life. Just life.
As you think about it and look at the photographs of these little people looking adult because of their sickness, and as you look into those eyes - often twinkling, which sometimes makes it hurt even more, you realize that here is a real focal point for everything. That being able to help them is something that can lend purpose to your life. Your life will change also. It hurts that you can't do EVERYTHING for them. Worry doesn't leave you as you also have children. You become scared because help is a responsibility that cannot be rejected once you dare accept it. And then you understand that you can handle it. You have just grown yourself.
Grownups, help the children. They are small. Their illness is not their fault. They want to live. They are scared and hurting. The healthy and wealthy are more numerous that those who need help. Please help them emotionally and financially as far as your situation allows.
Visit the website www.deti.zp.ua
Please note the following information:
On the First of June - International Children's Day, DNEPROSPETSSTAL provides the opportunity for all those who wish to offer help to the Residential Children's School No 3 and the Oncology and Hematology Ward of the Zaporozhye Region's Children's Hospital.
Near the Production Administration Building and the Testing Workshop from 8:00 to 13:00 special buses will be waiting. You can contribute money for the purchase of basic necessities, drugs and medications or bring books, toys and clothes (children's ages range from 7 to 15 years). Please do not bring anything that you wouldn't want for your own child. You can bring fruit, juice or candy. Be sure that they are fresh. The hospital needs pomegranates and pomegranate juice.
The children will receive your gifts the same day.
Let's make this world a little better place.
At the website www.deti.zp.ua all information is given about orphans and sick children. The site coordinator is Albert Pavlov, a former employee of DNEPROSPETSSTAL, a kind-hearted and caring person. Thanks to his efforts many children's lives have been saved.
Help to the sick children and their parents is offered by volunteers and you are invited to join them. Details are available at http://www.deti.zp.ua/show_article.php?a_id=1243
DSS makes regular donations to the Oncology and Hematology Ward of the Zaporozhye Region's Children's Hospital. In just the past five months DSS has donated UAH 51,274 for drugs and medications. Details are available at http://www.deti.zp.ua/show_article.php?a_id=1296
Employees and management of DNEPROSPETSSTAL regularly make visits to the hospital- not official visits-but simply to make a donation of money or fruit or to play with the children.
You can find out the details of specific needs of the Oncology and Hematology Ward of the Zaporozhye Region's Children's Hospital at http://www.deti.zp.ua/ill.php#needs You can call the parents staying with their children in the ward and offer to help.
In civilized countries 90% of children, sick with leukemia are cured and live full lives. In Ukraine 70% of children are cured. By offering financial help you can really save a child's life.