Saturday, May 9, 2015

28. Jun & Harvard Club of Serbia Partner to Promote Education

Toronto, ON, May 11, 2015 – The multinational humanitarian organization, 28.Jun, today announced a partnership with the Harvard Club of Serbia to award scholarships to exemplary students as part of their 'Passport to Education' project. The wider scope of the initiative aims to promote and augment educational programs among disadvantaged communities in Kosovo and Croatia. In addition to the scholarships, plans are in place to deliver computers, schools supplies, tutorship programs and other support structures to the young people of these communities.

28. Jun has experience in leading multistakeholder projects, having recently collaborated with the Red Cross and the UN to assist the people of the Western Balkans. During last year's Southeast Europe floods they delivered over 250,000 lbs of urgent humanitarian relief to the region, including the airlift of 30,000 lbs of aid directly into Belgrade from Toronto.  The next few months will see the organization hold several fundraising events across the world in support of the project. 28. Jun President, Filip Filipi, described public support as "paramount" and encouraged all those interested in helping to visit www.28jun.org for more details.

About 28. Jun

28. Jun is a youth-based multinational diaspora organization engaged in humanitarian, social and philanthropic functions. Founded in 2011 and registered as a Canadian Not-for-profit in 2012, to date it has delivered 338,000 lbs of humanitarian, medical and disaster relief aid worth over $4.4 mil to the Western Balkans. 28. Jun prides itself on its efficient management of resources with 92% of donations channeled directly into programs which include the acquisition, transportation and documentation of aid. For every $1 donated to 28. Jun, the organization has delivered $28 worth of humanitarian aid to underprivileged communities ad their local institutions.