Bogdan

Please read the entire description carefully. Bogdan is 59. He lost his both legs as a result of chronic diabetes in 2005. He found himself in a difficult health and financial situation. His modest monthly budget just exceeds PLN 1300. It consists of a permanent benefit for single people granted by the Social Insurance Institution, a nursing allowance provided by the same unit, as well as a benefit ensured by the Social Security Office – 500+ allowance for individuals incapable of living independently. What is more, he can also survive thanks to a small amount that he manages to earn by selling gas bottles – it amounts to about PLN 30 per month. Nevertheless, it must be mentioned that Bogdan has had remarkable difficulties storing said gas bottles safely. His garage was broken into and the majority of the bottles were stolen, so we want to secure his garage in a proper manner. Due to the fact that he lives in the countryside, he travels to the nearby city by scooter. It is important to buy Bogdan a new mode of transportation, but as for now, we are helping repair and maintain the one that Bogdan has at his disposal.

 

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Bogdan has been living in his family home where he grew up and lived with his parents. His parents died about 30 years ago, but Bogdan has a great fondness for his family home and wants to stay there at all costs. That is why he dreams of renovating his place of residence in order to spend all his remaining days there in a dignified manner. His living conditions leave a lot to be desired. The house is neglected and rather modest. The man lacks funds for renovation and purchasing new furniture or other equipment necessary for normal functioning. We have already done a lot for Bogdan in that regard, but a lot is still ahead of us. We have renovated the kitchen, replaced all items of furniture and appliances, revitalized the hut in which Bogdan keeps wood, as well as renovated the roof. Individual rooms, bathroom, attic, and garage are next on our agenda.

Bogdan lives alone and – due to his health condition - he is unable to take care of the apartment by himself, even though he tries to do so very hard. Last year, he buried his life partner and when he managed to establish a relationship with a new woman, fate was cruel to him once again, as she died soon afterwards. He has a plot of land near his house where his friend has created a vegetable garden for Bogdan. We are highly motivated to help Bogdan live in decent conditions. Those current ones are rather underwhelming to say at least. We hope that you will join us in helping Bogdan.


We would like to gather funds for the following:We would like to gather funds for the following:

Wheelchair. - Provided.

• Scooter. - We want to buy Bogdan new equipment, but for now, we are helping to repair and maintain the one that Bogdan has.

• House renovation (bathroom, kitchen, rooms, roof, attic, shack). - We have renovated the kitchen and shack, and repaired the roof.

• Installation of central heating and a stove.

Kitchen cabinets and sink replacement. - Provided.

• Garage renovation.

Building a new shack. - Realized.

Kitchen equipment replacement: fridge, freezer, stove, washing machine. - Provided.

• Buying widely-accessible medications and those prescription-only ones – we realize said needs on the ongoing basis. 

Jacket. - Provided.

Shoes. - Provided.

• Bed, - Provided.

Bath. - Provided.

• Support in terms of paying Bogdan's taxes - We realize his needs on an ongoing basis. 

 Mixed waste outside container. - Provided.

Fishing rods - fishing is Bogdan's passion. - Provided.

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Or you can make a direct bank transfer "For Bogdan":

Bank details:
mBank S.A.
Skrytka pocztowa 2108
90-959 Łódź 2

BIC/SWIFT: BREXPLPWMBK
SORT CODE: 11402004

Account number depending on currency:
PLN: PL35 1140 2004 0000 3002 7709 9827
USD: PL39 1140 2004 0000 3612 1128 1047
GBP: PL92 1140 2004 0000 3812 1128 1062
Euro: PL63 1140 2004 0000 3112 1128 1054

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The Foundation is in possession of proper documentation and has verified the needs of the Charge.

13-10-2020 - We paid Bogdan's electricity bill and covered the costs of another scooter repair.

12-10-2020 - During the last visit to Bogdan last week, we once again provided our Charge with food. On the occasion of this visit, we also purchased the materials needed to install the central heating.

16-09-2020 - Last week we visited Bogdan, took him for grocery shopping and installed blinds on his windows. All this while taking measurements for the central heating installation.

27-08-2020 - The roof over Bogdan's house required renovation, so we financed the necessary materials, and together and in agreement with one of the neighbors, we renovated a part of the roof above the flat of our ward.

04-08-2020 - We have paid Bogdan's the scooter insurance and the pharmacy invoice. We also bought another pair of shoes. Bogdan has prostheses and it is not easy to adjust the shoes to them, we managed to find the right model and with the help of our Donor Mr. Waldemar, we bought another pair of proven shoes. :)

09-07-2020 - We have paid Bogdan's water and telephone bills and we also have repaired his scooter. 

 

 

 02-07-2020 - There are a lot of things happening in Bogdan’s life :) Quite recently, he has received a vast supply of foodstuffs, including his favorite poultry. We have also provided him with new shoes, a fishing rod, and hygienic products. 

 

27-05-2020 - Last weekend, we completed works on Bogdan’s shack. While visiting him, we also covered his electricity bills, topped up his phone, and purchased some medications for him at the local drugstore :)

26-05-2020 - There has been a lot going on in Bogdan’s life lately. We have repaired his scooter, purchased a new set of rods for him and provided him with a big trashcan to be located in front of his house.  

 

14-05-2020 - We have provided Bogdan with 3 bed sheets and cosmetics. The cosmetics were sent to us by Miss Agnieszka from Skawina, the representative of ELFA PHARM POLAND L.L.C. Thank you very much for that.  

06-05-2020 - Works connected with the erection of a new shack for Bogdan are nearing completion. We have also purchased Bogdan a chainsaw for him to be able to cut firewood to be used as fuel during winter season. Please find attached a photo of the assembled bed we mentioned last week. 

30-04-2020 - We have removed debris, recycled roofing felt, and taken away all the leftovers. What is more, we have also assembled a new fence. The area is prepared for erecting a new hut. We have delivered paving slabs and concrete to the site. After the weekend, we will proceed with the works. Bogdan has also received a bed and a wide, comfortable mattress. 

24-04-2020 - Slowly yet surely, we are improving the condition of Bogdan’s house and yard. We have replaced the bathtub. During our last visit we provided him with vital foodstuffs. We also paid Bogdan’s invoice issued by the drugstore.

23-04-2020 - We took apart Bogdan’s old shack and will remove planks that were used to construct it. There is now much more space for a new shack to be built.  

21-04-2020 - To all you lovely people! We have made it. Bogdan’s kitchen looks almost as if it was new. We have repainted the entire room, removed all the dust and stains, as well as placed new items of furniture, tabletop, sink, and washbasin tap there. Bogdan can now prepare his meals in very comfortable conditions. Thank you very much for your engagement and support. The attached photos were taken over a month ago, when there were no limitations requiring people meeting each other to keep 2-meter distance between themselves. 


14-04-2020 - We have covered Bogdan's water supply-related bills for January, February, and March. 

09-04-2020 - To all you lovely people – you are really great! Thanks to you, we were able to reach  Bogdan with a new batch of useful items. We did that just before the Easter. Bogdan did not need to leave the house and all he had wanted was delivered to him directly. The delivery was realized by a representative of the foundation wearing protective gloves and a mask. We would like to wish all the best to all of you! Take care of yourselves! 

03-04-2020 - We have undertaken real estate-related tax, as well as payments for waste disposal for Bogdan the entire period of 2020.

03-03-2020 - To all the wonderful people out there – we are preparing for the replacement of all the items of furniture in and modernizing Mister Bogdan’s kitchen. We have new shelves, a sink, a tap, a hood, paints, and all the materials that are required to perform the works planned. We will regularly inform you about all the executed undertakings, as well as will publish photos and video clips showing the progress :) We are also in possession of a new shack that awaits assembly in the garage, but we have to wait for the days to become warmer. Thank you for being with us. 

02-03-2020 - We have given Mister Bogdan some foodstuffs. 

30-01-2020 - Mister Bogdan has received a big parcel from the LAKMA STREFA L.L.C. with its seat in Warszowice. Thank you very much for that :). The parcel contains household detergents, shopping bags, cleaning clothes, as well as a cup and a notebook with the logotype of our Donator. Thank you very much :)

20-12-2019 -  The Meat Processing Company managed by Miss Małgorzata and Mister Czesław has provided us with a parcel for our protégés, Mister Piotr and Julia, as well as for Mister Bogdan. We have divided the products evenly and provided them to our Protégés.

16-12-2019 - We are very grateful to Miss Marta, who has called us recently asking what Mister Bogdan needs. Together with her husband, she has decided to send us a parcel filled to the brim with sweaters, jackets, turtlenecks, and trousers.  

20-11-2019 - Feel free to check out photos of a new jacket given to Mister Bogdan. The one that was provided to him last week had to be replaced due to its sleeves being too tight. Nevertheless, Mister Bogdan has received a new thick, long jacket with a hood from us. It fits him perfectly. :)

15-11-2019 - We have sent a big parcel with food to Mister Bogdan. Aside from foodstuffs, Mister Bogdan has received a winter jacket from us.

13-11-2019 - We have provided Mister Bogdan with a big parcel from our Sponsor, an underwear and household apparel producer.  

22-10-2019 - We have provided Mister Bogdan with a wheelchair and a brand-new fridge with a freezer compartment.

01-10-2019 - We have provided additional funds allowing to pay for Bogdan’s rehabilitation treatment. 

18-09-2019 - We have provided Mister Bogdan with an autumn jacket, new gas stove, and a washing machine.  

 03-06-2019 - We have provided Mister Bogdan with jacket and shoes.

20-05-2019 - We have visited Mister Bogdan. He is hopeful that his fate will change for the better.

 

 

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  • Address

    Choose 2 Help Foundation

    ul. Smolanska 3/102

    70-026 Szczecin, Poland
     

    Bank: mBank SA, SWIFT: BREXPLPW
    Account: PL35114020040000300277099827

  • Contact details

    tel. +48-91-481-9025
    tel. +48-797-575-299

    charity[at]choose2help.org
    www.choose2help.org

  • Information

    KRS: 0000695388

    REGON: 368295964

    NIP: 9552441037

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