C4C goes on! Online. And you can help us too!

Dear Friends and Supporters of Chance 4 Children! Greetings from our homes! We all now live in a bit of an unusual reality and in unprecedented times. We strive to be flexible and are setting new records: how to entertain and teach our kids at home instead of school – while still continuing our work!


  In line with government directives on preventing the spread of the Corona Virus, as of Thursday the 12th of March 2020, Chance 4 Children has suspended all Dr. Clown and Springboard to Life visits to hospitals and orphanages, respectively. This is a temporary measure and we sincerely hope that we can soon resume our

How is our Veronika doing?

  For years now I have been claiming, that for parents of schoolchildren Christmas is not the most hectic season, but the approaching first school day, and that it is not New Year’s Eve midnight that deserves fanfares, toasts and fireworks, but the last day of September, when we (parents or guardians) celebrate the marathon

Dr. Clown – laughter therapy at work

  Looking back – what can be said about Dr. Clown and its laughter therapy in 2019? All of us at Dr. Clown feel privileged, grateful and appreciative for being able to be one of the sources of laughter and joy in this world. Leafing through the pictures of happily smiling children, old folks, medical

Hand In Hand initiative in 2019

  C4C’s Hand in Hand initiative, launched in 2017, is developing delicately and on track: The intergenerational meetings within the framework of the Hand in Hand initiative, have continued to grow successfully in 2019. The aim of the initiative is to bring together elderly residents of assisted care facilities with children from orphanages to explore

Springboard to Life in 2019

  It’s been 22 years since C4C’s Springboard to Life program had its inception in 1998. Since then our educational initiative helped prepare thousands of children from orphanages and children’s homes to leave their foster environment and transition successfully into society and find to a job. This is mainly thanks to our special teachers, mentors

Our Robin Hood project in 2019

  We’re happy to report that C4C’s Robin Hood project had a successful 2019 and managed to distribute direct aid totaling 1.935.000 CZK to children’s homes and other facilities helping socially disadvantaged children. We are especially thankful for our longtime partner, the Helping Hands foundation in Stockholm Sweden, and for international apparel giant VANS for

The book “Pohádky k dočmárání” was published!

  It was on St Nicholas day, on December 5th, 2019, that an unconventional book written by C4C team member Martina Pupcsiková entitled “Pohádky k dočmárání” (Draw a Fairy Tale) was published. The stories you find in it were originally written just for the enjoyment of her two daughters – without the intention of being

Skoda Tukas & C4C: making a difference together

    This year, Skoda Tukas and C4C teamed up to make a difference in the lives of children at risk and in need. Meet C4C’s new Skoda Octavia, kindly donated to the C4C team by Skoda Tukas . To successfully operate a non-profit like C4C, the need for dependable transportation just about tops the list