The Paris Saint-Germain foundation lights up the holidays of the orphaned children of the OCIRP
The Paris Saint-Germain Foundation organised a week’s holiday for 20 orphans in partnership with the Foundation of the OCIRP company. In spite of the backdrop of the public health situation, the Paris Saint-Germain Foundation managed to maintain the trip scheduled as part of the annual programme “The Paris Saint-Germain Holidays” benefiting the children taken on by the organisation.
Aged between 7 and 13, the children were able to make the most of the facilities at the Île de loisirs du Val de Seine, in Verneuil-sur-Seine (Yvelines) - where you'd usually find the youngest players linked to the Club - overseen by the educators of the Paris Saint-Germain Foundation.
On the menu, aquatic activities, plenty of sport and other activities, such as horse riding, baseball, mini-golf and some great games of Times’up, but also some outings in the region, the highlight being a full day spent at Parc Astérix.
Sabrina Delannoy, Assistant Director of the Paris Saint-Germain Foundation, said: "I'm particularly proud that we managed to organise this Paris Saint-Germain holiday week given the incredibly difficult context. Given the health and economic situation, it's more necessary than ever for the Paris Saint-Germain Foundation to continue to offer all these youngsters the right to dream and to pursue the historic ambition of the Club. The smiles of the children throughout the week continued to add to our motivation to launch new projects this summer."
This year, the Paris Saint-Germain Foundation are organising one-week stays mixing sport, culture and leisure in France and elsewhere in Europe for children who otherwise wouldn't be lucky enough to head off on holiday. In 2019 8 trips for more than 200 children were organised, all overseen by educators trained up by the Foundation.
As a reminder, since the start of the health crisis, the Paris Saint-Germain Foundation has been mobilised in order to help its local partners like Action Against Hunger, Secours populaire, Emmaüs Solidarité and AP-HP, the Paris hospitals.