Bank Millennium is a permanent partner of the "United Way" Foundation in implementing the "Nikifory" programme, which aims to overcome the exclusion of intellectually challenged persons by developing and promoting their creative activity.
As part of this programme realisation the following actions took place:
- an exhibition of the works of the disabled artists held in the Bank Millennium Head Office in Warsaw, coupled with an Intranet auction;
- volunteer actions where Employees supported the Foundation in organizing "World of Nikifory" art contest and took part in workshops with disabled artists;
- charity runs that raised funds to support "Nikifory" programme;
- the Foundation Gala ceremony as well as presenting awards sponsored by Bank Millennium, to winners of the "World of Nikifory" competition.
Programmes for university students
Educational programmes are targeted at university students who have an opportunity to gain professional experience in the "Come and Grow with us" project. The Bank also offers internships and organises competitions, training and workshops, moreover providing an opportunity to test skills and know-how in the"People Grow" Management Competencies Development Programme.
Cooperation with foundations
The Bank supports implementation of social programmes of selected organisations. The following are some of the Bank's beneficiaries: AIESEC, "Okularnicy" im. Agnieszki Osieckiej Foundation, Polish Culture Foundation, „Serce dziecka" Foundation, Gdański AREOPAG Dialogue Forum and the WWF Polska Foundation.
Organising charity actions
Employees participate regularly in such charity actions as WWF „Earth Hour", „Ecco Walkathon" and - as the "Wspólna Droga" Foundation Team – in the charity runs.
Many actions are carried out at the initiative of the Employees themselves. These actions include collection of gifts for Child Care Homes, collection of pre-owned mobile phones or plastic bottle caps. Proceeds from sale of the collected items were used to support persons in the care of institutions cooperating with the Bank.
Employee volunteers form part of the „Nikifory" social project of Bank Millennium and "Wspólna Droga" Foundation, which aims to develop the artistic skills of intellectually disabled persons.
Bank volunteers support the Foundation in the project implementation and together with disabled persons participate in artistic workshops.
More information: "Corporate Responsibility" report