My Special Day (Min Stora Dag) is a Swedish nonprofit NGO that make dreams come true for Swedish children and teenagers with serious illnesses and diagnoses. During 2015, 3000 children took part of an activity together with My Special Day.
In addition to the nearly 300 individual wishes that are fulfilled annually, My Special Day arrange activities for groups such as attending pop concerts, sport events, circus shows or other official but special events.
These events are much appreciated as a well needed break from the everyday life with sickness.
Every year groups of teenagers are also taken to different camps. Not only are the camps a fun and adventurous experience – they also give an opportunity to meet others in a similar situation and create opportunity to get new friends.
The vision of My Special Day is simple: ”All children with serious illnesses in Sweden should be a part of something positive out of the ordinary that provides power and self-esteem”.
My Special Day target childern 4-18 years old and collaborate with all University Hospitals and child clinics across Sweden, where the identification of children is made by medical expertise.
My Special Day engage nearly 300 volunteers each year who manage and coordinate all dreams to be fulfilled and activities to be carried out.
My Special Day is a fundraising foundation, entirely dependent on generous donations from individuals, companies, organisations and foundations. The organisation does not receive any governmental funds.
My Special Day is under strict, annual regulation by The Swedish Foundation for Regulated Donations (Svensk Insamlingskontroll) in association with ICFO (International Committee for Fundraising Organisations).
In 2015 the turnover of My Special Day was 24.6 M SEK. 7 % of the annual expenses accounted for was administration.
Collaborations & Sponsorship
Companies and organisations looking for well known organisations as CSR-partners in Sweden, are more than welcome to contact My Special Day to find ways for long term collaboration or sponsorship.
My Special Day is fortunate to have Her Royal Highness Princess Madeleine of Sweden as its patron.
It is possible to make a donations to the work of My Special Day in several ways within Sweden. Click here to read more (in Swedish)
Bank Name: SEB
Bank A/C No: SE7350000000054281000879
Bank Address: 10640 Stockholm, Sweden
Account name: STIFTELSEN MIN STORA DAG
Beneficiary Bank Branch Code: 5428
Beneficiary Swift Code: ESSESESS