Gallery for Plamienok
Gallery for PLAMIENOK is a mutual project of the Atelier Hlavina online gallery and the non-profit organization PLAMIENOK n.o.. The idea is to acquire the works of artists for a charity sale. The online gallery Atelier Hlavina will be exhibiting works by artists devoted to philanthropic feelings, and they will give up all of the proceeds from the sale of their works. As well as online gallery will give up its margins and funds from the sale of such work will be paid to the PLAMIENOK n.o.. Therefore, the account you will pay for will be the direct account of the non-profit organization PLAMIENOK n.o.. The buyer thus gains not only a good feeling that he has contributed to the right thing but also a valuable artwork. By sending money to PLAMIENOK n.o. you’ll become owner of this work of art and you’ll also gain a feeling that you helped a terminally sick children to spend as much time as possible at home with their family.
We become adults gradually. The usual perceived border is the maturita exam – adulthood test. However, we know that passing the test will not bring anyone to suddenly being adult. We become adults slowly, gradually, step by step, when information and experiences come to us that convey the reality of the world. And everyone has it different. One of the moments of adolescence may be when one first understands and feels the word hospice, a children’s hospice.
Most of us eventually come to the fact that we have children and as they grow,they become independent. Often, we have to let them go alone, starting with a kindergarten. For example, remember how you accompanied them for the first time (in kindergarten, school, boarding school, rehearsal, doctor’s visit…). Do you remember? You’ve always wanted to be together with the child as long as you can, to the dressing room door, to the school gate, to the train, to the departure hall… You probably know where I’m going with this. Yes, there are situations when a child is leaving for the border, through the gate you will not pass, but as always, you want to be as close to him/her as possible and your child wants to be with you and your family as long as possible. And this is the closeness thatworkers of n.o. Plamienok can provide, care in all the meanings of this word about the terminally ill child and his family at home until the last moment.
Perhaps some of you have noticed that the n.o. Plamienok logo is also located on our site between our partner logos. And I believe that none of our visitors think Plamienok would be involved in sponsoring or otherwise operating our online gallery. And yet it is not a mistake. Because Plamienok is a partner of AH. The partnership has been going on for a while and I believe that we are not at the end of the journey yet. I am very pleased that the managment of Plamienok were willing to accept the offer for this cooperation. They didn’t laugh at me, but on the contrary, they believed it can work. Before I contacted them, I long observed and admired their work. And then, when the choice of who to choose as a partner for the charitable dimension of our activities was to fall, the choice was clear. Briefly and non-pathetically, you will read about the content of their work in the “window” with the title “PLAMIENOK n.o.”
Non-profit organization Plamienok is dedicated to the care of children with incurable diseases. First, it is a mobile hospice that offers children in the terminal stage of the disease chance to spend the life in the circle of their closest ones. Doctors, nurses, psychologists, and social workers visit children from the organization Plamienok right at home and provide them 24 hours a day and free palliative care in their home environment. Employees of the hospice are experts who specialize in the treatment of physical difficulties of terminally ill children. At the same time, hospice employees talk to parents and relatives about difficulties and unforeseeable circumstances to be prepared to respond to any situation and have been able to help their child immediately until they call the staff to visit and help with the situation.
The added value of Plamienok is a set of activities in which the staff of this mobile hospice accompanies the child, his parents and siblings along on one of the most difficult paths which they may find themselves. And for those who carry out their mission in the Plamienok, to accompany is to share pain and joy in life be supportive, be available and together seek what brings joy and hope. Accompany someone means to give but receive as well.
Employees themselves of Plamienok say this about their work: „For a person to cope with suffering, he must outlive it, accept and find his meaning. This task is very difficult, painful, often lengthy and full of anger, sadness, and uncertainty. We are ready to move step by step with families for as long as they want and seek together answers to the questions that will bring them relief.“
Gallery for PLAMIENOK is a mutual project of the Atelier Hlavina online gallery and the non-profit organization Plamienok. The idea is to acquire the works of artists for a charity sale. The online gallery Atelier Hlavina will be exhibiting works by artists devoted to philanthropic feelings, and they will give up part or all of the proceeds from the sale of their works. As well as online gallery will give up its margins and funds from the sale of such work (after compulsory taxation) will be paid to the PLAMIENOK n.o. The buyer thus gains not only a good feeling that he has contributed to the right thing but also a valuable artwork. Each work will be exhibited in the gallery associated with cost as well as information on the amount of tax and finally the amount to be credited to PLAMIENOK n.o.