IWAP Charity Christmas Market

November 13th at The Diplomat Hotel

Expats.cz Staff

Written by Expats.cz Staff Published on 08.11.2010 16:20:55 (updated on 08.11.2010) Reading time: 2 minutes

IWAP Charity Christmas Market

The Diplomat HotelEvropska 15Praha 6The International Women´s Association of Prague (IWAP) is an independent, non-political, non-profit organization voluntarily run by its members.  IWAP welcomes all women who live in the Czech Republic and aims to promote friendship among its members and to raise funds for selected Czech charities.IWAP members are currently organising a Charity Christmas Market, to be held on 13th November at The Diplomat Hotel from 10 am until 4 pm, with free admission.  For this exciting retail event, we anticipate the attendance of hundreds of visitors from a diverse and international community, foreign and Czech, all of whom will have the opportunity to enjoy a day of pre-Christmas shopping in a festive atmosphere.  Our members will prepare home-baked Christmas treats from around the world, and the delightful chorus of the Music School of the City of Prague will fill the air with Christmas carols.The shopping will be as diverse as the visitors, with more than 30 vendors offering their goods, including:·Health and beauty products; cosmetics, aromatherapy, bath and body and spa treats ·Food and drink; wines from around the world, deli items, patisserie, sweets  and home-baked goodies·Gifts for the home and garden·Jewellery, from hand-made to estate and vintage·Craft items from Moravia, Bohemia and craftspeople from around the world·Knitted items, including beautiful Christmas stockings·Gift baskets and Fair Trade productsThere will be something for the whole family at the Charity Christmas Market, including a “Kids´ Corner,” a special room set aside for the younger generation.  Children can play, colour and decorate cookies, and the team from The Little Gym will provide 30 minute activity sessions throughout the day.Our major sponsors are providing vital financial and practical support for our charitable aims, and we are delighted to announce our partnership with these major sponsors, without whom this event would not be possible.·GE MoneyBank           ·Makro ·Phoenix-Zeppelin        ·The Diplomat Hotel                                 We are also grateful for the generous support of many Czech and international firms who are providing goods, services and funds which will contribute enormously towards the success of this exciting event.IWAP has been known throughout its 20 year history for providing significant financial and practical support to over one hundred charitable organisations in the Czech Republic.  We have supported orphanages and foster homes, handicapped children´s homes, a hospice for terminally ill children, breast cancer awareness groups and disadvantaged and abused women.  This year our focus is on support for the elderly, and proceeds from the Charity Christmas Market will go to Život 90 and Domov sv. Karla Boromejského, both of which do such wonderful work with older people in the Czech Republic.The International Women´s Association of Prague warmly invites you and your family and friends to join us for a truly memorable Christmas experience.  While we prepare for Christmas in a wonderful festive atmosphere, we will be supporting the elderly in the Czech Republic, giving something back to the country that has opened its arms to welcome us all.

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