Tag: Voluntariado

Blood donation campaign saved 2,805 lives in 2017

23/February/2018

Did you know that a single blood donation can save up to three lives? Viva Rio works to raise awareness about the importance of donating blood since 1998, when it signed a partnership with Rio de Janeiro’s blood bank Hemorio. In 2010 the initiative was strengthened and gained support from the Municipal Health Secretariat, community […]

Young students share food, warm clothes and love with homeless people

22/August/2017

Inspired by a lecture on Empathy and Volunteer Work, students from Viva Rio’s education program Jovem Aprendiz decided to put into practice what they were debating and got together to take the streets and distribute donations to homeless people. In less than 24 hours they collected kits that included water, fruit, biscuits, toiletries and warm […]