Contrast Cleaners participates and organizes charity events to help, foremost, children and the underprivileged.
During the last 8 years the company has helped the needy living in the Marino region, where our main facility is located. Through the local administration, we have distributed vouchers for free dry cleaning and tailoring services.
Particular attention has been given to veterans, who have fought for their country. Every year, in honour of Victory Day, we have an event to help veterans of World War II by cleaning their suits for free.
From the 1st to 15th of June 2006 our company ran a charity event collecting clothes for donation to orphanages in the Tula region. During the course of two weeks our customers brought in their unwanted clothes. This charity event was our first and was very successful. We collected over 500 items of childrens clothing that we repaired and cleaned for free as needed. All items were given to orphanage Zhelybino Village and Odoyevskiy Orphanage for Invalid Orphans located in the Tula region.
From the 1st to the 15th of September 2006 our company repeated our charity event collecting children’s clothes for the needy. The event was a great success collecting about 800 children’s garments. After cleaning and some repairs, the clothes were given to the administration of the Marino region for distribution to the needy in the region, to the Zhelibino Orphanage and the Odoevsky home for Orphan Invalids, which have become during this time, our good friends.
From the 1st to the 30th of September 2007 all of our collection points ran an annual charity event collecting children clothes and toys. This year we collected about 1550 items of children clothing, 230 toys and 20 pair children shoes. During October 2007 and January 2008 all items were given to the Odoevskiy Orphanage for invalid Orphans.
Odoevskiy Orphanage for invalid Orphans 2008
From the 10th to the 30th of September 2008 our company ran a charity event named «Coats for Kids». We collected and cleaned 1300 items. All items were than given to three Orphanages in the Elatma Village (Kasimovsky p-n, Ryazanskaya obl.) and to the Centre of Social Protection of Population UVAO of Moscow.
Our annual charity event "Coats for kids" took place from the 1st to 30th of September 2009. A record number of clothes were collected – 2180 items. All the clothes were cleaned by "Contrast Cleaners" and given to the "Mercy Fund" of the eparchial union of Moscow for the "Pervomaiskogo orphanage – internat" in the city of Kostroma, the "Khitrovschinskogo Mercy Home" in the village of Khitrovschika, Tulskoi Oblast, and the Burashevo village hospital in Tverskoi Oblast.
In 2010 and 2011 our company continued the tradition. Even more people reacted and participated in the charity event, "Coats for kids". The number of garments collected continued to increase. In 2010, 2355 items were collected, in 2011 – 3180 items. Through the "Charity Fund", were helped the "Pervomaiskiy" orphanage for invalids, in Kostromskaya Oblast, the Regional Clinical Psychological Hospital M.P. Litvinova of the Tverskaya Oblast, the Children's Rehabilitation Center "Polyot", the Kostromsky Regional Orphanage for Invalids, the Orphanage for the children of Invalids in the village of Khutor, and the Preobrazhensky Sisterhood in the Psychoneurological Internat in Zvenigorod.
of our latest charity events - from the 1st to the 30th
of September 2012 - became a record for the quantity
collected: our customers donated to children more than 3200
clothing! With every year the volume of your help grows,
that children get more than clothes, they get hope for a better future
that someone cares.
September of 2013,
we were very happy to continue
our tradition, the "Coats for Kids" charity event.
event received even greater support from our customers. 3680
cleaned and donated to the Children's
Orphanage of the Savvino-Storozhevskogo
Children's Orphanage of the
Women's Monastery, Orphanage
of the Svyato-Nikolo-Shartomskom Monastery (Ivanovo) and the
Mercy Fund of the Diocesan Council (Moscow).
September of 2014,
2540 items were collected
during the "Coats for Kids" charity event. All
garments were cleaned and donated to the Children's
Orphanage of the
Savvino-Storozhevskogo Monastery (Zvenigorod) and the
We hope that the number of people willing to share their warmth by participating in our charity events will grow. This way, the world will be a little bit warmer and brighter.