My Special Day (Min Stora Dag) is a Swedish non profit, Non governmental organization, granting wishes for Swedish children and teenagers 4-18 years old, with serious illnesses and diagnoses.
3570 Children took part of a special day 2016 and 6950 children got cinema tickets and gift cards for film or magazine subscriptions.
In addition to individual wishes that are fulfilled, My Special Day arrange group activities; attending pop concerts, sport events or other official, but special events – a very appreciated break from the tough everyday life for many.
Every year, groups of teenagers attend different camps that we arrange. Not only are they a fun and adventurous experience – they also create opportunity to meet others in a similar situation. It is also a place to make new friends.
And every year, entrance tickets to water parks, fun parks, cinema experiences and gift cards for film or magazine subscriptions are handed out. All appreciated as a well needed break from the everyday life with sickness.
“We want all children in Sweden, living with serious illnesses or diagnoses, to be part of something extraordinary that empowers them and restores their self-esteem”
My Special Day 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).
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