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WOW-Day news

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.

WOW Day 2020: Journeys to school

Despite the restrictions due to the Corona pandemic, some pupils and students managed to participate in the WOW Day and organise fundraisers. The proceeds went to Waldorf schools, Waldorf kindergartens and therapeutic schools all over the world. We have asked some of the projects in receipt of WOW…

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This is where your donations go: CREAR in Brazil

Capao Bonito, about 233 km from São Paulo, is home to the non-profit organization CREAR. What CREAR does and how the children get to the facility, you can find out here.

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WOW-Day 2020: A big thank you from the Cosmos Centre in Ghana

"Medase!" is what they say in Ghana for "Thank you!". With these words, the people from the Cosmos Center in Dormaa thank the dedicated students who participated in WOW-Day 2020. Here, you can find out where your donation will go and what the school route of the "Nsuoba" - the ‘river children’ (in…

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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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