Goal accomplished: 1.000.000 Euros raised for the modernization of the Mother and Child Institute

20 October 2014
Revive Moldova campaign has reached its goal, the Institute of Mother and Child has 1 million euros for the reconstruction works and modern medical equipment.
Goal accomplished: 1.000.000 Euros raised for the modernization of the Mother and Child Institute
Revive Moldova campaign has reached its goal, the Institute of Mother and Child has 1 million euros for the reconstruction works and modern medical equipment.

The statement was made at the end of a 12 hours TV marathon, by the initiator of the campaign Vlad Plahotniuc, and Andreea Marin, who hosted the Revive Moldova TV marathon. Those two went to the Institute of Mother and Child and handed the collected funds certificate to the management of the medical institution.

Vlad Plahotniuc was deeply impressed by the involvement of citizens of Moldova in this social campaign. He reminded that his two children were born at this maternity. “I consider it very important to take good care of babies from the very first days of their lives”, justifying his decision to launch this social campaign for the modernization of the Institute of Mother and Child.

“The solidarity of Moldovans speaks a lot about this nation and people! With such involvement and dedication Moldova will have a bright future! ”, mentioned Andreea Marin, who thanked Moldovans for their generosity and solidarity in supporting this noble cause during one inspirational day. Thus, 411.735 lei were collected by people from all around the country. Edelweiss Foundation added 566.998 lei in order to reach the objective.

Throughout the day, people have proved their generosity, by participating at Revive Moldova TV marathon. Personalities answered to the calls at the marathon’s call center. They received calls not only from Moldova but also from Romania, Italy, Portugal, Great Britain, United States – all of them having connection to the Institute of Mother and Child.

A large number of families, groups of people went to collection points organized in 3 cities of Moldova. The medical staff from the Institute of Mother and Child donated a one day salary.

On Sunday, well known personalities and guests visited Publika TV showing their support to the cause. The Ambassador of Romania, Marius Lazurca, came with his family in order to deliver a solidarity message, while the soprano Valentina Nafornita encouraged the Moldovans to get involved.

We would like to remind you that from 411.735 lei collected in the framework of the TV marathon, 50.340 lei were collected by means of phone calls, 33.165 lei from sms, while 162.164 lei were raised at the collection point at Publika TV, 76.062 lei in Balti, 51.169 lei in Cahul and 38.835 lei at the Institute of Mother and Child. Edelweiss Foundation offered a donation of 566.998 lei at the end of the TV marathon.

“Merits belong to all moldovan citizens who joined hands and contributed to the cause. We have a great result. We ewill not stop here, there are a lot of things to do in this country”, concluded Vlad Plahotniuc.