A Christmas surprise for the Samaritans of Kelmė

After the festive hustle and bustle, just before the New Year, the Samaritans of Kelmiai received gifts from their Samaritan organization ASB Stormarn-Segeberg in Germany. Until recently, the Mercedes Sprinter bus that served them. He came full of various toys for children, nursing equipment, protective helmets for Kelmė firefighters. Egidijus Ūksas, the deputy mayor of the district municipality, and Romas Atkočaitis, the elder of Kelmė, were pleased with the Samaritans’ cooperation. The long-standing friendship between the Samaritans of Kelme and Bad Oldesloe has lasted for more than a decade.

We sincerely thank our colleagues from Germany !!!

 

Older people are an equal part of society

In 2021, the Lithuanian Samaritan Community implemented the project “Older People – Equal Part of Society” funded by the Ministry of Social Security and Labor of the Republic of Lithuania. Vilnius, Kaunas, Kaunas district, Klaipėda, Alytus, Telšiai, Jurbarkas, Pakruojis and Kelmė branches were involved in the activities of this project. There was a “Generation Health Day”, a 2-day gathering – a camp. The activities were attended by 400 people and 10 children’s day care centers.

Created video material for daily exercise training for the elderly with the help of video material.

 

The Samaritans of Kedainiai received help before the big holidays

The Samaritans of Kedainiai received help before the big holidays. The beginners of the Vilnius “Tree of Knowledge” took care that there would be no shortage of sweet gifts. Many Christmas cookies, baked and decorated by the children themselves, came to Kėdainiai today, and a Christmas wreath made by the Samaritans of Kėdainiai went to Vilnius. The collaboration has just begun! The children will now bake Christmas cakes with their sleeves open. We learn kindness from an early age.

 

Support campaign “Share food with the poor” and education “Good to share”

To mark World Food Day, October. 26-28 d. The support campaign “Share food with the poor” and the education “Good to share” were organized by the Public Institution “Family Valgykla” (Patato Bistro children’s catering) together with the Kaunas branch of the LSB. The organizers of the campaign – lecturer Asta Pipiraitė and Regita Yakobchuk, an employee of LSB Kaunas branch, visited T. Ivanauskas Progymnasium, Rūtelė Primary School and Paparčio Basic School. During the meetings with the fourth graders, food waste was discussed in Lithuania, the children watched a video on this topic and could ask various questions about the activities of the Samaritans. This was followed by educational sessions, during which the children wrote, drew, glued and otherwise colored the wishes on the prepared biscuit packages. These cookies with beautiful,with warm and meaningful wishes we distributed at the food distribution point of Kaunas branch of LSB Partizanų st. 5, Kaune. In addition to these gifts, the school community also collected non-perishable food items, which we also distributed to our needy and cared for individuals and families. Rūtelė Primary School collected 315 units, Paparčio Primary School collected 42 units. perishable foodstuffs. Total collected products 357 pcs. The quarters drew 188 pieces. gifts, which we distributed to 80-100 people.perishable foodstuffs. Total collected products 357 pcs. The quarters drew 188 pieces. gifts, which we distributed to 80-100 people.perishable foodstuffs. Total collected products 357 pcs. The quarters drew 188 pieces. gifts, which we distributed to 80-100 people.