Steamboat Springs Rotary Collects Computers for Macedonia
Although there are few Macedonians in the famous Colorado ski resort Steamboat Springs, locals are becoming familiar with Macedonia. Presentations on Macedonia have been given at Yampa Valley University Women Club, Kiwanis Club, Peace and Justice Club and the Rotary Club.
UMD and Splash of Hope Announce Partnership Fund for Macedonian Children
WASHINGTON, D.C. & LOS ANGELES - June 25, 2008 - The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) and Splash of Hope are pleased to announce a partnership to form The Fund for Macedonian Children. The Fund’s goal is to invest in the creation of effective humanitarian programs designed to benefit the youth of Macedonia and thereby forge a better future for the entire Balkan region.
Cold Winter, Warm Kids - Donate to Macedonian Baby Orphans
This Christmas, we plan to deliver 300 blankets to 110 baby orphans and many children's clinics at hospitals throughout Macedonia. We need Your help. You $10 donation will help us buy one blanket,made in Macedonia and keep a child warm in winter. 100% of your donation will go toards the purchase of the blankets.
Kiwanis provides coats for children in Macedonia
Steamboat Springs — Many students living in Steamboat Springs wouldn't give coats and boots a second thought.
But for many students living in Macedonia, coats and boots are luxury items.
Steamboat Springs resident Vesna Palmer, who is from Macedonia, recently asked the local Kiwanis Club to donate money to a nonprofit Macedonian group to purchase 40 coats and 10 pairs of boots for several minority Turkish female students.
Macedonian Mission shares language skills, culture and aid
Since she was in fourth grade, Vesna Palmer has been absorbing words.
The Steamboat Springs resident and native of Macedonia took up English as her first second language. In the years since, she’s made linguistics a passion, earning advanced degrees in the subject and taking an interest in how language is used in multilingual environments.
That passion, along with a love for volunteerism, motivated Palmer to found Macedonian Mission for Humanity, a nonprofit organization that strives to “unite diverse communities by promoting multilingual and multicultural understanding through educational and cultural exchange,” according to its mission statement.