These tales have a lot in common. Pregnancy, premature birth. The fear of parents and that massive overwhelming hope that everything is going to turn out OK. Restless work of doctors and nurses, multiple tests and thosands of minutes of anxiety and stress for everyone involved in the fight of life and health of the youngest patients. Igor's story had a dramatic beginning - doctors feared that due to retinopathy of prematurity he would not be able to see the world at all. Parents and doctors united their efforts to - quite literally - open Igor's eyes to the world around him. Specialists from the Children's Health Institute in Warsaw were able to operate in order to improve Igor's eyesight.
Igor is 14 years old now, and he is growing up to be quite an athlete! Despite his visual impairment (he has no peripheral vision), Igor is an avid table tennis player, training two times a week. Igor's attitude and tenacity sure play a substantial part in his sporting success.
Join us on Saturday, November the 26th at the CJG European Music Expo. Both Woodstock Festival Poland and our record label, Złoty Melon, teams will be setting up our stall at the event hosted by the Palace of Culture and Sciences. Come say hi to our promoter and meet the bands!
What a combo! And if you add a sprinkling of competitive spirit and sporting attitude you will have a winning combination of a race for a good cause. The GOCC run is now a traditional element of the Grand Finale festivities, and this year it is going to be held for 11th time.
There is no time like now, and there is very precious little time left to volunteer for a Collection Centre and help organise a fundraiser for your local community. Become a Grand Finale volunteer in 8 easy steps.