On January 30, 2015, the main studio of the Samara State TV and Radio Broadcasting Company hosted the Awards Ceremony of the winners of the regional stage of the prestigious National Award in Development of Public Relations – Silver Archer – Samara. Transneft Volga Region, JSC, was declared the winner in the nomination «The Best Project in the Social Communication and Charity Sector» for its program «Transneft Volga Region – Movement of Kindness» targeted at children and teenagers from social institutions.
Tatiana Mokshina, Executive Director of the Regional Award Silver Archer – Samara: – The good-quality project going in line with the significant trend in the charitable activity. Today it is important not only to provide children and teenagers from social institutions, figuratively speaking, with fish, but also to give them a fishing rod and to teach them how to fish. Then we will see happy smile on their faces: Children create, explore the world, grow and acquire knowledge and skills.
The program «Transneft Volga Region – Movement of Kindness» was launched by the company in 2014; it is aimed at comprehensive development of children, helps them to adapt to society and acquire new knowledge and skills. During the implementation of the project, the company organized five events, including the charitable event «Therapeutic Horse Riding for Children in Need!», the trip to MTL-Arena to basketball games, visit to the Puppet Theater, and the art-tour «Draw, Create, Live!», during which children took a trip by a motor ship to the Repin Memorial House in Shiryaevo village. More than 400 fosterlings of orphanages, rehabilitation centers and social shelters of the Samara Region took part in the program.