A volunteering as a family - One Team VII, Week VIII


The eighth training session of the seventh One Team project with Valencia Basket worked about the values generated by basketball, with different activities with children as protagonists.


At the information level, the session served to learn about the personal history of the March family, 5 people who share the same goal: Help children through Moms in Action. "The first one was me, through a friend who published it on networks. I liked it, I decided to try it, and I liked it so much that I convinced all of them" recognized Paola. "I thank my sister because it has been one of the best discoveries of my life" said Arantxa. "I saw that it was so beautiful that I decided to get involved too" Andrea commented. Angela was the last one. "They spoke to me so well that I said I have to try it myself too, and the truth is that it's incredible" she told.


They all agree that the feeling they have is indescribable. "When I'm with one of the children and I see him happy, I'm happier. I like to make them feel good because they make me feel good too" describes Andrea. Paola confirms it. "We receive much more from them than what we bring" she explains.


Moms in Action, is now an important part of all of them. "Normally, in NGOs you give money and that's it. But here you see them, you know them, you see them enjoying" says María José. "When I'm with them, I consider them my little brothers and I think they think the same" says Andrea. "We are a reference for them, as people and as a family unit" says Paola.


The One Team, is also part of his family. "It's an extension of what we're talking about. It is to multiply all the benefits of teaching, of affection, of fraternization between the children" explains Arantxa. "It is a boost of energy and confidence for them, now we are all a family" Paola concluded.


Ten sessions, a goal

This project "One Team VII" has planned ten training sessions that will take place on Tuesdays from tomorrow, November 6 in the afternoon until the month of January. With them, participants are expected to live positive experiences and develop healthy habits of personal improvement that can be transferred to the school or work environment. All this through the learning of the basic concepts of a collective sport such as basketball, which will help participants to know the values ​​of sacrifice and responsibility that derive from organized exercise, use sport as a formula for personal development and direct their steps so that they can find in the practice of any sport activity a way to grow as people


Mamás en acción

In Mamás en Acción become, always in an altruistic way, in moms and dads for a few hours of those children who do not have the closeness of their families, children who are protected by the local government and reside in centers and children's homes enabled for it. , with the objective that these children receive the love and attention that a person of their age requires.


They lend our work to institutions, organizations and associations (parishes, hospitals, NGOs, public centers, schools ...) so that they indicate who can need Moms in Action and dedicating their time to caring for, caring for and giving love to these children. For this reason they always collaborate under the approval of the institutions and the supervision of the professionals and psychologists of these entities. They also carry out different activities both for collecting basic products for these children and their families, and for other actions that get the smiles of all of them.