Books, prolongs life. Campaign Literature Museum and Foundation ’Faith’
MOSCOW. Declared collection of books for hospice.
The criterion of civilized society and humanity measures - related to the elderly, children, women, and compassion for the terminally ill. Severe illnesses do not know indulgence and wounded, regardless of age. And goes to great and small. On the eve of the inevitable one has the right to spend the last months and days of his life is not in agony, despair and loneliness. Palliative care allows maximum ease the physical and mental suffering, significantly improve the quality of life. The need for a permanent and sufficient support of this sector are aware not all, including those on whom it depends in the first place. Someone does not think about the hardships of life, others deliberately abstracted from thinking about it. Many see an obstacle for the «creation of good» in the limited financial resources, while helping hospice and palliative medical institutions can provide without any investments. Volunteers are well aware of how it is possible and it is important just to help in some small household matters, the organization of charity concerts, accompanied on a walk, at the exit to the medical facilities. You can simply share a good book.
February 14 launched the action «Give a book with love.» It is held on the initiative of the State Literature Museum and the Foundation for Hospice, «Faith», founded in 2006 by Vera Millionshtchikov. Until the 19th of February in the House-Museum Chekhov Museum of Silver Age gratefully accept worthy of preservation publications: fiction, coloring books, magazines. Encouraged literature of any genre, except for religious and political. The realization that the joy of selfless gift of even a minute to prolong the life of a child or adult - the best reward for taking part in the action.
Books presented with love, are necessary not only in the capital. Every city has its hospices, nursing homes, orphanages and hospitals. In order to bring joy, not always need a wallet full of banknotes. Sometimes, just enough to share a book and a smile to those who really need this.