Volunteers show they have a heart in the right place

More than 3,500 people attended this year’s Naše Mesto volunteering event.

About 70 volunteers helped the Cyklokuchyňa community cycling centre in Bratislava.About 70 volunteers helped the Cyklokuchyňa community cycling centre in Bratislava. (Source: Martina Mlčúchová)

Groups of volunteers from more than 80 companies exchanged their work desks for schoolyards, playgrounds and even castles for one day. Dressed in the same T-shirts, they decided to help improve the environment they live in within the largest corporate volunteering event in the country, Naše Mesto (Our Town), organised by the Pontis Foundation.

More than 3,500 volunteers divided into smaller teams set out for various places across Slovakia under the motto “I Have My Heart in the Right Place”.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event was different from the previous years and the participants had to follow strict hygienic measures.

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