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Laughter Without Borders with Clowns Without Borders Germany

The echoes of unceasing laughter reverberate through our centres, and the magic lives on in our hearts…

On the path to fulfilling a dream

Our Stefcho became the winner for Bulgaria in an international gastro competition for people with disabilities…

Meeting magicians from all over the world

A magical encounter with magicians from around the world was experienced by our children and youth…

Our Christmas campaign raised over 40 000 BGN

The funds will be used for the rehabilitation of children and young adults with physical disabilities…

How a good partnership between the business and a cause helped children and youth with disabilities in Kazanlak

A new therapeutic area for children and young people with intellectual disabilities was built in our centers…

Cedar’s dreams come true

Organizing the ball, we had dreams ourselves. We worked tirelessly, talked about it every day… and dreamed…

Summer, kayaks and lots of emotions

Active holidays with the support of Benefit Systems and their clients. This year we tried something different…

A record number of participants in Cedar’s team at Legion Run this year

Over 400 people from 20 companies participated with a charity ticket in this year’s Legion Run…

Our Charity Ball won a prestigious award

We were awarded second place in the category “Campaign with a Cause / Project with a Cause”…

Alexandrina Dimitrova is the new member of the Management Board of the National Network for Children

The new board stated its readiness to continue working for the respect of children’s rights in Bulgaria…

The Magic Bus is Here

With the help of Pizza Lab and their customers, we purchased a specialized van…

How can a celebrity effectively support a cause?

More about our work with the actor Alek Alexiev and how we formed a long-term partnership…

120 Roses of Friendship in Kazanlak

During the Rose Festival we organized an art workshop for people from the community…

Visiting Maria’s World Foundation for exchange of good practices

We got to know the work of the youth they work with, in the professional kitchen…

A nice and fulfilling 2022

At the traditional Donor Appreciation Day, we presented our 2022 Annual Report…

New therapy and recreation area in our Small group homes in Kazanlak

Sports and leisure equipment and specialized facilities will improve the quality of life of children and youth…

Taking part in a culinary competition for people with disabilities

With her favorite pancakes and muffins, Stani took part in a culinary competition for people with disabilities…

First Quiz for 2023

Our Sofia team organized the 52nd charity pub quiz…

Who do horses help?

Working with horses is a proven method for improving the health of people with disabilities…

The 17th Charity Ball raised more than 120 thousand BGN for disadvantaged children and adults

More than 100 guests joined forces and donated funds to provide quality care…

17 years of sustainable care

For the 17th consecutive year we invite supporters, donors, and friends to participate in our charity ball…

Jubilee Quiz

We invite all lovers of intellectual games and curious facts to become part of our quiz…

Summer camp with laughter yoga and a really fruitful partnership

We combined our stay in the mountains with personal care, and we got to know our bodies…

Together we are a force (Legion run)

180 participants joined our Legion to provide physical therapy for children with physical disabilities…

Trainings and inspirations

After two years, our teams returned to an intensive training and supervision regime…

Sharing our experience on successful fundraising practices

We were invited by our colleagues from BCause Foundation to share our experience in fundraising…

Sharing experience between the Cedar Foundation teams

The purpose of the visit was to exchange experiences and good practices in individual work with children…

Motivation for mobility. A story of a beautiful partnership.

Thanks to the Motivation Romania Foundation, Fanka and Gita got new tailor-made wheelchairs…

Workout with a cause

Multisport supports the Cedar Foundation through the charity initiative “Sneakers Day”…

The therapeutic power of food

For the second year in a row we aim to raise funds for young people’s favorite culinary…

Limits or new opportunities for disadvantaged children

We held a hybrid charity event to support children and youth at risk…

For infinite possibilities

We are pleased to present our work and receive support from friends and donors of the organization…

(Un)expected Journey

After more than a year of not being able to travel, we visited Veliko Tarnovo…

For the children!

With these words Alek Aleksiev, Stoyan Doychev, Yana Marinova and Hristiyana Todorova inspired the participants…

Celebrities take on mud hurdles to support vulnerable children and young people

Legion Run participants will run alongside celebrities to provide psychological support and personal development assistance to children…

The Superheroes Challenge

The Cedar Foundation superheroes are faced with yet another serious challenge – to raise 7000 BGN for…

Our new visual identity

In line with modern trends, we renew our logo by giving a modern touch to the Cedar…

Sharing our experience internationally

Our executive director—Alexandrina Dimitrova was a guest speaker at a webinar titled Progress in the deinstitutionalization of…

А year of togetherness and mutual support

With the holidays approaching it is time to reflect on the year passed. 2020 proved to be…

Protect the rights of children in Bulgaria

As an organization working for the well-being of children at risk, we at the Cedar Foundation join…

The Effect of the Pandemic on the Lives of European Children

As a member of Eurochild, the international network of organizations that provide support to children and protect their…

This Christmas Every Donation Matters

Our charity campaign This Christmas Every Donation Matters kicks off at the end of November. It raises funds for…

How to Rally Our Team From a Distance

During the past few months more and more companies have transferred to the home office model and…

A Journey to Oneself with the Sensory Theatre in Kazanlak

At the end of September part of the children and the team from our centers in Kazanlak…

Every child deserves a secure home, where it will be loved

The first Bulgarian hybrid charity event – There Is No Place Like Home took place on September 30th 2020….

Our Sponsor a Child Program is Growing

Our monthly donation program “Sponsor a Child” has been active for 7 years and is one of…

It Is Time to Stop Using the Support of the Most Vulnerable for Political Gain

The Cedar Foundation and 55 other civil society organizations* sent an open letter to Bulgaria’s national representatives…

Expression of concern

With regards to the proposed amendments and additions to the Law on Non-profit Legal Entities In an…

What is a pub quiz and why do we do it best?

The pub quiz is a fun questionnaire, which is typically held at a bar or a pub….

We shared good practices with Eurochild

Over 150 representatives of children organizations throughout Europe gathered at the annual meeting of the members of…

Helping at-risk youth manage change (Board games are handy)

Frequent handwashing is the one method that we know helps protect against the coronavirus. Scrubbing your hands…

We begin testing employees in the Small Group Homes

Since the beginning of the state of emergency, we have been trying to find ways to support…

The challenges facing social services during a state of emergency

An interview with Alexandrina Dimitrova – Executive Director of the Cedar Foundation on how the social services…

With the help of donors, we managed to restore the heating and hot water supply

Despite the complicated situation in Bulgaria related to the state of emergency, we succeeded to fundraise 3…

An appeal from the Cedar Foundation team

WE WILL MANAGE THIS TOGETHER Dear friends of the Cedar Foundation, We are all going through a…

Searching for oneself

This January our project “Discover me. See me. Support me.” came to its end. One of the…

How Businesses Can Benefit when Investing in Society

The Cedar Foundation’s Executive Director Alexandrina Dimitrova gave a presentation on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the…

Exchanging Good Practices with Maria’s World Foundation

On February 6th The Cedar Foundation’s social therapists in Kyustendil welcomed their partners from Maria’s World Foundation….

“Discover Me” Photography Exhibition Presented in Kazanlak

The photographs were taken with the participation of young people from the family-type homes in the city….

This Christmas You Gave the Gift of Care

This Christmas we wanted to share with you what the most important things are when working with…

Recognition for our work

The Cedar Foundation received the “10 Years Partnership for Social Responsibility” award for its overall contribution to…

Individual approach is must in our residential homes, because they have the most challenging cases

The Cedar Foundation was among the organisers of the international conference on “Deinstitutionalisation of child care: How to…

Discussing childcare reform with international experts, institutions and NGOs

More than 250 experts from universities, institutions and NGOs from Europe, Australia, Central Asia and the USA…

Socially responsible business in support of disadvantaged children and youth

The 14th Charity Ball of the Cedar Foundation raised 92 thousand leva, which will be invested in…

Alexandrina Dimitrova about the leadership with a cause on the HR and Leadership Forum

Alexandrina was one of the keynote speakers in the main programme of the 16th edition of the HR…

Alexandrina Dimitrova is a lecturer at the international seminar

The Cedar Foundation Executive Director Alexandrina Dimitrova led a workshop on “Strengthening Civil Society” within a seminar…

How do we experience the world which surrounds us – through a complex mixture of sensory perceptions

Zhivko is a boy who tends to avoid meeting and communicating with other people. He would usually…

Photo Drama- Finding Oneself

The majority of the children and youths in our family-type homes were abandoned shortly after their birth….

Children’s future – a responsibility of each of us

At Cedar, we believe that children are a responsibility of each and every member of society, not…

Pupils from Switzerland visited Cedar Foundation for 9th year in a row

Pupils from the International School of Zug & Lucern in Switzerland visited Cedar foundation for the 9th…

Our mission brought together more than 50 ambassadors of the cause

Our General annual meeting took place on April 18th, 2019 at Hilton Sofia. It is normally held…

An Armenian delegation gained experience in the social field from Cedar Foundation

We shared our good practices in the care for unprivileged children and youths The Cedar Foundation hosted…

Annual charity ball 2018: Over 100 000 lev in support of children and young adults with disabilities

The Cedar Foundation Charity Ball raised over 100 thousand lev in support of children and young adults…