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Welcome to our news blog! Donation run, charity concert or bazaar - here we report about fundraising campaigns from all over the world. You can also find out what your donations achieve.

What we achieved despite Corona: An interim report from WOW-Day 2020

A turbulent year has come to an end and we are happy to be able to give you an interim report on the WOW-Day Campaign. So far, 51 schools from ten countries have transferred their WOW-Day proceeds, totalling €86,335.11 to the Friends of Waldorf Education. We forward 100% of the money raised to…

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A WOW-Day with obstacles

Despite the school closures and other hurdles due to the Corona virus restrictions, a great many committed students and teachers have already participated in WOW-Day 2020. It has been an extraordinary year requiring extraordinary and creative ideas for action. Sponsored runs in small groups, making…

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WOW-Day 2020: We introduce you to schools for your fundraising campaigns

In autumn each year, pupils raise funds for Waldorf schools, Waldorf kindergartens and therapeutic education institutions around the world as part of our WOW-Day campaign. With our WOW-Day projects we introduce you to institutions that urgently need these donations. This time we take you to Myanmar,…

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12 months - 12 fairy tales: Our fairy tale of the month

As part of WOW-Day last year, we asked all participating projects to send us one of their favourite fairy tales. Since January we have been publishing one of these fairy tales every month. Now we have arrived at the penultimate fairy tale of the year. A fairy tale about poverty, wealth, arrogance,…

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WOW-Day 2020

We have reached the halfway point of the action period for WOW-Day (29.09.-29.11.2020). So far, 39 institutions from several countries have registered for WOW-Day. 14 of them have already carried out their creative activities and collected donations of €4,784. A heartfelt thank you for this! We…

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Your WOW-Day help: Dublin Steiner School

Dublin Steiner School is the only Waldorf school in the city. Most schools in Ireland belong to the Catholic church, very few are non-denominational or interdenominational, and very few people know anything about Waldorf Schools. As a non-denominational, independent school, Dublin Steiner School…

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WOW-Day Fairy Tale of the Month - August 2020

In August, the search for fairy tales takes us to the Escuela Caracol Waldorf School in San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala. From there we received the art fairy tale The Great Jocote Tree. Once upon the time, there was a lonely Great Jocote Tree, with no friends. Its leafs left with the wind, the…

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WOW-Day: Here’s where your help goes - Tajikistan: renovation of the roof and of the handicraft room

"Thanks to your support we could realize many school projects: we have renovated the roof of our school and a handicraft room, we have also finished the room for German lessons.”

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Invitation to WOW-Day 2020

This year's WOW-Day will take place from 29 September to 29 November 2020. We would like to invite you to take part with your event!

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Fairy tale of the month: April

Once upon a time, there was an Easter Bunny father and an Easter Bunny mother who had seven children. As Easter approached they decided to find out which of the Easter Bunny children was the real Easter Bunny. The mother took a basket with seven eggs and asked each child to hide one of the eggs … …

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