St.Petersburg charitable public organisation "Umka" works to help handicapped children and has several directions of its activity. One of them is integration of special children and their parents into a cultural life of the city, organisation of holidays, programmes for the families that have children with limited possibilities. We try to involve sponsors and representatives of committees of the city administration into the process of solving the problems of disabled children.
The main goals of "Umka" in the given direction are financial and organizational assistance in organizing actions for children of poor families, handicapped children who require care of a society, and also support of the Centre of leisure and development of children "Soobschestvo". Another direction of activity of the organisation is helping disabled children who are on treatment in hematological and oncological hospitals.