December 7, 2015 – Vesper, a private company investing in prime residential property and renovation of historic buildings, once again supported annual “Action! 2015” Charity Night held on December 6 at Podmoskovniye Vechera restaurant.
Thisyear, theparticipantsmanaged to raisearecord-breakingamountof 51,000,000 rubles. All the funds were immediately transferred to the accounts of charitable foundations Zhivi (Live), Podari Zhizn (Gift of Life), Anton Tut Ryadom (Anton’s Right Here), Zhenskoye Zdorovye (Women’s Health), Vykhod (Way Out), Artist, Zhizn Kak Chudo (Life as a Miracle), Downside Up and Sozidanie (Creation) to help adults and children in need of urgent treatment and post-operative support.
Action! is traditionally held under the aegis of cinematography: famous Russian directors produce short films and sell copyrights at the auction. This year, the participants included directors Renata Litvinova, Anna Melikyan, Fyodor Bondarchuk, Grigory Dobrygin, Avdotya Smirnova, Vladimir Khotinenko, Dzhanik Faiziyev, Nikolay Khomeriki, Alexandr Kott, Evgeny Mironov, Lyubov Arkus, Stanislav Govorukhin, Vladimir Grammatikov, Boris Khlebnikov, Mikhail Dovzhenko, Andrey Zvyagintsev, Alexander Zeldovich, Alexey Uchitel and Pavel Kaplevich. The event was hosted by Ksenia Sobchak and Igor Vernik.
Among guests of the event were Irina Kudrina, Nadezhda Obolentseva, Yan Yanovsky, Olga Slutsker Maria and Avni Akvardar, Ilya Bachurin, Ravshana Kurkova, Maria Lemesheva, Tata Bondarchuk, Ulyana Sergienko, Laura Dzhugeliya, Svetlana Ivanova, Nadezhda and Anna Mikhalkov, Ksenia Chilingarova, Marina Zhigalova-Ozkan, Lidia Leonyuk, Anastasia Myskina, Margarita Lieva, Yulia Skvortsova and many others.
“This is the second year we have supported Action! Charity Night which is held on the eve of New Year and Christmas holidays and helps to make this time a truly cheerful period for people who need help. We will be happy to continue this good tradition and hope we will be able to help many more people in the future”, said Boris Azarenko, CEO of Vesper.
The event was organised by PR International Agency run by Svetlana Bondarchuk and Evgenia Popova.
Photo album on Vesper page in Facebook