February 17, 2015, Moscow. — Aeroflot launches new campaign Good New Year together with the Charity Fund Galchonok in order to help children with neurological development disorders. The campaign is dedicated to the Chinese New Year and will be held in the period from February 18 to February 22 on Aeroflot flights from Moscow to four destinations in China.
During the boarding passengers of the SU204 flight Moscow — Beijing, SU208 flight Moscow — Shanghai, SU212 flight Moscow — Hong Kong and SU220 flight Moscow — Guangzhou will get souvenirs made by children with disabilities. These wooden gifts reflect children view on the world and art and demonstrate the will to overcome the disease.
Money from purchased souvenirs Aeroflot will transfer to the Charity Fund Galchonok.
Projects helping children are the key part of Aeroflot corporate social responsibility program. The Company cooperates with medical institutions on the transportation of children to foreign and domestic clinics, takes part in Train of Hope project, continues charity program Miles of Mercy together with Give Life foundation, supports gifted children along with The Vladimir Spivakov International Charity Foundation.
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