In the past 10 years, thanks to numerous donors, individuals, companies and organizations the Foundation collected $ 13.5 million and helped more than 600,000 people. Housing has taken care of more than 700 families, and supported more than 800 small family businesses and farms.

Celebrating 10 Years of Solidarity

 

 

Belgrade, May 18th. Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation celebrated 10 years of work at the National Theater. The Foundation was established in 2007 as an extension of twenty years of humanitarian work that Ana and Vlade Divac started in the United States.

In the past 10 years, thanks to numerous donors, individuals, companies and organizations the Foundation collected $ 13.5 million and helped more than 600,000 people. Housing has taken care of more than 700 families, and supported more than 800 small family businesses and farms. In addition, the Foundation has recently renewed and equipped more than 90 public buildings (kindergartens, schools, sports facilities, hospitals and reception centers for asylum) and supported 450 youth initiatives in Serbia.

See our video on the 10th anniversary of the Foundation HERE.

"Humanitarian work I started to deal with 20 years ago. It was always a goal to be different. The evil that brought us the war. I believe the success of a man is measurable with the good he has achieved. Therefore, we want to restore confidence in humanity. To inspire others. Therefore, I invite you to join us in changing values and changing the elite in Serbian society. "

Since last year, Divac Foundation presented the award for outstanding contribution to the development of philanthropy in Serbia. This year's award was awarded to Bishop Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Church Diocese in Eastern America. Bishop Irinej hugely contributed to the improvement of the living conditions of the most vulnerable of our fellow citizens.

The ceremony at the National Theater was attended by over 400 guests, including a large number of representatives of public life, the diplomatic corps and invited guests a church program ended with a spectacular concert of Slobodan Trkulja and Balkanopolis.