5th DECEMBER – WORLD DAY OF VOLUNTEERING
Macedonian Red Cross like every year has marked the 5th December-World Day of volunteering that is celebrated by over 17 million volunteers of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The official event was held in the premises of the Museum of the City of Skopje. Volunteering represents important segment of the communities around the world. The contribution of the volunteers improves the lives of the vulnerable population and the lives of the volunteers themselves and their communities.
At the ceremony there was the addressing of the President of the Macedonian Red Cross Dr. Milcho Trajkov who stated that these volunteers through the Macedonian Red Cross are present and act in all the spheres of the society living. “The Macedonian Red Cross is proud to have over 3400 active volunteers and over 7800 registered members that officially is the largest humanitarian organization in the country“. In order to the National Society to be more efficient in mobilizing the community it must respond to the obvious needs present in the local communities.
In the ceremony the President of the Macedonian Red Cross Dr Milcho Trajkov has awarded with certificates of appreciation for volunteer achievements and special contribution for implementation and achievement of the Macedonian Red Cross goals and tasks to:: Roger Doan Van Hay, Vladimir Cvetkovski, Aleksandra Vasilevska, Edin Halim, Kire Donovski, Marjanco Angelkovski and Faik Alili.