map types Marjo Hannula , Irmeli Level and Mia stay back organize this christmas for the fifth time to the lonely and needy for a christmas party. They want this to bring the christmas spirit and atmosphere with the hearts of the people.
Hannula sees the loneliness and exclusion, the map has still a growing problem. The worst feeling is emphasized especially at christmas.
Christmas is a time when being alone seemed normal, even worse. We want our actions to bring the christmas spirit also to those who are alone, or otherwise sad situation, Hannula said.
Women are collected to provide christmas food donations from various quarters.
- we Prepare for the christmas table, where you will find a wide range of point in time belonging to the ham from different boxes. We have also received donations of a variety of goods, which we will wrap gifts for all visitors.
at the Same time is very cool how the different parties are taking us. They have given willingly of food and a gift to a good purpose, stay back thank you.from My experience
Irmeli Jousmäki know from their own experience what kind of, is when the money is not there. He drifted with her husband in the 1990s to a situation where money didn't come from anywhere, and hundreds of thousands of direct debt weighed on the back of the neck.
- We didn't get our salaries, but we had absolutely no income. I remember how we calculated that we can use in a day three marks common in our food.
- This meant that we had water for the pea soup or cabbage soup, which was put on by the carrot. The glass was again poured half sour milk and water, Jousmäki recalls.
Jousmäki got surprising help their plight. He moved, still recalling 800 marks dentist bill payment to be made available.
I couldn't afford it, and I pray I can get help my situation. One day I found a mailbox in our envelope, where it was 500 marks in money. I came at that moment, crying.
after This I also got another gift, which I got paid for the rest of the bill. I still can't say at the time to feel my gratitude.
the resulting help and the experience ignited jousmäen in an even greater desire to help.
Because I have received help, I also want to help others. I think it is taken care of in difficult moments, as I now want to do yourself.the Transparency and the attitude of the
Level to know his own part, how shameful to predicament feels like.
- Yes, it was ashamed and felt bad. The same feeling is certainly also in many other difficult situations that are emerging.
- People may not know way, what his situation is. I would hope that as loneliness, lack of money than from any unfortunate situation of suffering people would be open to their problems. Then them it is possible to help and support.
Also unemployment suffered stay back reminiscent of the attitude of importance.
- It has a big meaning. When trying to in spite of everything see things in a good side, it helps. Even when life seems to be heavy, it is important to try to find even a small positive glimmer of, say, just nature watching.
- the Kind where you can not influence, does not help to complain. But things I can actually affect, you should grasp.
for the lonely and the underprivileged christmas party held on christmas eve at 15, Designed free church premises.