On December 15, Gazprom Transgaz Moscow took part in a charity cleanup event organized in support of the patients receiving care at the Butovo hospice of the Vera Hospice Charity Fund.
The company’s employees, including members of the Council of Young Scientists and Professionals, joined forces with the volunteers from the charity organization to tidy up the halls and corridors of in-patient facilities and to remove snow and fallen leaves from the adjacent areas and pathways. They also decorated some Christmas trees and dressed up the hallway with garlands, Christmas bulbs of many colors, and fluffy tinsel.
Piano Theater for deaf children takes educational trip to Japan with support from Gazprom Transgaz Nizhny Novgorod
In November 2018, the Piano Theater for deaf children visited Japan as part of the Piano Fortissimo international project. The trip was supported by Gazprom Transgaz Nizhny Novgorod.
Actors visited a school for deaf and hard-of-hearing children at the University of Tsukuba in Tokyo, the only higher education institution in Japan for people with hearing and visual impairments.
On September 4–7, six district children’s hospitals across the Samara Region opened “islets of joy” for their young patients. A social project named Vitaminki (Little Vitamins), which aims to make children’s visits to the doctor more fun, was launched on the initiative of Vladimir Subbotin, Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Samara. The hospitals’ outpatient departments were provided with educational toys and furniture, allowing children to spend some quality time while waiting for the doctor. The “islets of joy” are available at several hospitals located in Syzran, Pokhvistnevo and Chelno-Vershiny, Samara Region.
Launched back in the spring, the project started to attract volunteers who came up with design ideas, helped with repairs, and painted the walls.
On August 18–19, a tourist convention for children and youth organized by the employees of Gazprom Transgaz Saratov took place in the Alexandrovo-Gaisky District of the Saratov Region. The event was supported by the district administration and brought together some 100 participants, including over 30 children from the Alye Parusa (Scarlet Sails) summer day camp for children from large and low-income families. The convention sought to promote tourism along with active and healthy lifestyles, to educate children and youth in environmental matters, to spark their interest in history and local lore, and to popularize the most in-demand professions in the gas industry.
The event’s program included local lore quests, sports games and relay races, and planting of greenery in a local recreation park.
Tomskavtogaz, a branch of Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk, held an event to celebrate International Children’s Day. The company’s employees arranged a children’s tour at a compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station on Vysotskogo Street in Tomsk.
Children learned about the working principles of a CNG station and the use of natural gas as an eco-friendly and cost-efficient fuel.
On May 4–6, 2018, the Lastochka recreation center owned by a branch of Gazprom Transgaz Nizhny Novgorod hosted a competition in six sports for children who had survived oncological and hematological diseases.
It is the third time that the Nizhny Novgorod Oncology Research Center (NONTs), a foundation that provides assistance to children with cancer, held the regional round of the World Children’s Winners Games with support from Gazprom Transgaz Nizhny Novgorod, the competition’s general sponsor and partner.