In the most most feminine day of the year – March 8, the Foundation “Mothers for donation” presented its first awards “Donor for a new life.” Those awarded in this category are the Mayor of Sofia Yordanka Fandakova. The Metropolitan Municipality was the first to agree to consider financing of infertile couples that are in need of a donor; Dr. Mariana Simeonova – Director of the Executive Agency for Transplantation for her comprehensive support and daily struggle so that donation in Bulgaria finally becomes a possible solution for the ones in need; Radina Velcheva – founder and president of the “I want a baby” for her fight so the dream of having a child becomes a reality for many people; Iveta and Milen Vrabevski – founders. Dr. Vrabevski who first gave a hand to “Mothers for donation” and stood behind the cause; Irina Tencheva – journalist, TV host, a person of the information campaign of the foundation and who led with her voice over 200 girls to be donors;
Vesi Kostadinova – recipient. Mother, thanks to the donation of an egg cell. Vesi stood up in front of Bulgaria and said she needed a donor egg cell. Today she is the mother of a lovely girl; Bonka Stoyanova – a donor of reproductive material. The last donor in the city of Plovdiv in 2014. She donated part of herself, and accepted the cause as her own as a member of “Mothers for donation”; Theodora Bozhilcheva – the woman who gave birth to her second daughter in front of a TV camera team to break the ridiculous myth that after the donation you can not be pregnant agin. Teddy also received the “Giver of new life” award.
Every donor deserve a reward. All donors receive their reward. They all have wonderful and loving hearts, with which they donated a new life to a stranger!
The awards were handed out during a dance performance by the bulgarian folk dances titled “For you, Mom” hosted by journalist Iva Doichinova. Iva Doichinova is one of the faces of the “Mothers for the donation.”
Participation in the show took the following Bulgarian folk dance teams – children’s ensemble “Eremiah”, Ensemble “ROSNA Kitka “,dance group at the 102nd school” Panayot Volov “, Children dance group at the Community Center” St. Tzar Boris I – 1909 “Bistritsa village , dance groups “Vangeloff”, school dances “PTH” and dance school “Makam”.
The winners received gifts from ART 93, Premium Health Products LTD and boutique flowers “Emily”.
For children were provided gifts by Smart Books.
Media partners of the event and the campaigns of the Foundation are: magazine “9 months” Radio “FM +”, the magazine “Grazia”, DARIK radio, Lyuboslovie.BG.