American Chamber of Commerce in Bosnia and Herzegovina held its second philanthropic gala event ‘‘Thousands of Little Smiles'', on Saturday, May 21st, 2011 at Hotel Sarajevo. The aim of this event was to support UNICEF's "Early Childhood Development" program. Am Cham’s philanthropic event ''Thousands of Little Smiles'' brought together a number of companies who have demonstrated a high level of corporate social responsibility and donated in three different categories: Golden, Silver and Bronze Donor. At the same time Am Cham gathered a numerous of donors who bought one or more tickets for the event thus donating to this noble goal. Thanks to our donors we collected about 50 000 KM. Funds will be allocated to UNICEF and used to support work of the centers for early childhood development in BiH,as it is said in the statement of American Chamber of Commerce.
H.E. Patrick Moon, U.S. Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, our Special guest at the event, welcomed this initiative and stressed the importance of such activities for our society. Lejla Zukic - Krivdic, President of Am Cham BiH and Florence Bauer, UNICEF Representative in BiH thanked to all donors and guests and highlighted the importance of investing in our youth. This is said in the statement of American Chamber of Commerce.
American University in Bosnia and Herzegovina has supported this event and became Bronze Donor by giving a financial donation.