18/06/2018

Tibidabo Amusement Park holds the charity festival "Un cop de mà"

Charity tickets are now on sale at a reduced price and part of the proceeds will go to participating NGO’s 

Today, 17 June, and for the ninth year running, Tibidabo Amusement Park has held the charity festival “Un cop de mà” (Lending a Hand). The festival, organised together with the Real Dreams Foundation, aims to raise awareness and publicise the work of local NGO’s. In this family-friendly environment, the boys and girls of Barcelona have therefore learned how they can help other children all over the world.

By holding "Un cop de mà", Tibidabo is once again renewing its commitment to social responsibility initiatives. Part of the proceeds collected from the tickets, sold at a significant discount, will go towards the organisations taking part. Throughout the day, NGO’s have organised various social responsibility awareness workshops for the children, who have also been able to enjoy the usual Tibidabo rides and other activities, such as the “batucada” drum show by the Sarrià Drummers.

The following organisations took part:

     Organisers of the “Un cop de mà” festival together with Tibidabo, the Real Dreams Foundation acts as a facilitator of social action between companies, people and NGO’s to contribute to improving the quality of life for the most disadvantaged groups.

     Global Humanitària is an NGO working internationally to promote and defend the rights of the most vulnerable children and strengthen the communities in which they live, in order to achieve a lasting improvement in their quality of life.

     Nasco Feeding Minds was set up to launch a series of projects in Ghana so that children and young people have the necessary computer tools to access education through communication technology.

     The “Som Prematurs” (Premature Children) Foundation works with the parents of premature babies before, during and after birth, providing them with support, information and knowledge.

     “Duchenne Somriure Valents” (Duchenne, Smile and Be Brave) funds research to curb and cure Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy and increase awareness of it. They also support families throughout the treatment of the illness.


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