Snacks, personalized school support, education in values, workshops, family orientation, healthy living habits, attention to the basic needs of the most needy families, support for children expelled from school... This is what the children and families who come to Altamar find. But the most important thing is the love they receive.
Sé Solidario (Be Charitable) exists thanks to all the small entities that develop solidarity initiatives in order to improve our society.
Together we can help people at risk of social exclusion in Spain, taking action to help children and young people, supporting community kitchens, developing research into rare diseases, promoting the integration of people with disabilities and fostering education as a driving force for social change.
We want to introduce you to the associations that have received help from our program, so that you can share in their achievements, both big and small; so you can learn about what they do and about their daily efforts to benefit society; and how, together, we are spreading our influence to improve the world in which we live.
We want to present their causes, which are our causes. Find out about the leading figures involved in Be Charitable.
A.P.A.N.I.D.'s project "My eyes, the powerful key to new horizons" has achieved its goal: to buy a glance-controlled visual communicator: The use of communication technology such as optical recognition can help children with special needs to promote their independence and learning. But not only the children, through eye communication many families will be able to fulfill their dream of communicating for the first time with their children.
There are times when loneliness looms very large, and that can affect our health, both physically and mentally. Loneliness can occur at any age, but in the elderly it has devastating effects: anxiety, depression ... The Grandes Amigos NGO cultivates emotional relationships so that the elderly can age with dignity, with companionship, are understood and are surrounded by friends.
The Ana Carolina Díez Mahou Foundation serves more than 200 children between the ages of 0 and 18 who, like Paulita, Adrián, Sergio and Adri, suffer mitochondrial and neuromuscular diseases, amongst other rare diseases. Thanks to the treatments and therapies that make up the First Star Program, small steps are being taken to promote their independence and improve their quality of life.
Rescuing people from poverty and social exclusion and reintroducing them into normal life. This is what the association Mundo Justo does. It could be mothers in distress or people suffering from drug dependency. For the association, there are no exceptions. Anyone in a social situation of vulnerability will find the support they need to succeed at Mundo Justo.
ADEMPA offers an individual service for each child. Psychologists, sensory stimulation professionals, speech therapists, speech and hearing teachers, physiotherapists and occupational therapists work to ensure that all children develop to the fullest of their abilities.
Casa Caridad offers food, accommodation, workshops, education and support in finding a place to live and getting a job. Their doors are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for any who needs assistance and shelter. Asunción was one of those people.
“Your contribution helps us see that the world, in spite of everything, can be more beautiful and more just”. This better world exists because people with disabilities can develop their full potential and feel that they have integrated into society and that they and their families are supported.
If people with disabilities are unable to travel to receive the treatment they need, we will have to take the treatment to their door. This is the raison d'être of the Mobile Unit which, thanks to Be Charitable was rolled out in the Za'atari refugee camp, in Jordan.
Laminopathy is a rare disease. It appears in childhood and currently has no cure. The Andrés Marcio Foundation works to improve the quality of life of children suffering from this disease, and to raise societal awareness of it and encourage investigation into a cure.
The financial crisis left many families in vulnerable situations. Tengo Hogar intervenes in order to help and support them until their situation has improved. It provides them with food, clothing and support in overcoming difficulties such as looking for work, getting an apartment or something as simple as being able to buy food.
For the last 30 years, this association has been helping families in need in Orcasitas to survive. 2000 people pass through its headquarters every month looking for help, food and clothing. With Sé Solidario, and thanks to the collaboration of everyone involved, we have provided food and hygiene products and, more importantly, provided them with visibility in society.
Fundación Aladina want to ensure that children and teenagers with cancer keep smiling. In order to achieve this they offer psychological support for the patient and their family members and they help adapt the hospital facilities to improve their comfort. Thanks to their volunteers, Fundación Aladina brings companionship, enjoyment and comfort to hospitals.