Another record-breaking sum collected by WOŚP charity

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TVN24This year the WOŚP charity collected over 210 million zlotys

210,813,830 zlotys. This is the sum collected during the 29th Grand Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (WOŚP) this year. It's 24 million more than in 2020. The record-breaking figure was confirmed at a conference on Monday by the charity's founder Jurek Owsiak. "We, the citizens, have taken matters into our own hands. This has been a big, huge civic effort" - he said. The money will be used to buy equipment for children's laryngology and head diagnostic wards.

The chief of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity Jurek Owsiak said a conference on Monday the final amount of this year's fundraiser was 210,813,830 zlotys and 10 groszy.

The final figure was collected through street volunteers (75,583,135 zlotys), electronic payments (133,870,715 zlotys), as well as gifts from medical companies (worth 1,359,979 zlotys). Money gathered through internet payments equalled 64 percent of the whole fundraiser.

In 2020, the WOŚP charity collected 186,133,610 zlotys.

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