OUR MISSION

We help children who are not assured sufficient support from their guardians for social and financial reasons. We act to counter social exclusion of children and give them an equal chance at our day houses, which are modeled on a family home. With us, children gain a sense of security and confidence in their potential and learn to dream and pursue those dreams. Why we help Click here

OUR TEAM

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Member of the board at the Foundation. Clinical psychologist, therapist, provider of child care. Co-founder of the Protective Wings Foundation and proprietor of a psychology practice. For many years, the problems of families and children in need of daily assistance, socially neglected, impoverished and lonely have been particularly important to her. She helps the big and the small. She is constantly coming up with new ideas. An effective operator. She is open to the world and to people. She adores nature, simplicity, home, and meeting with loved ones. She has been given awards by the Polish Medical Association, the UNICEF Polish National Committee, the Empowering Children Foundation, the Praga-Południe Mayor, and the President of Poland. She has been awarded the Order of the Smile.
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Foundation President. Educator, specialist in education and social potential management. Co-founder of the Joanna Radziwiłł Protective Wings Foundation. The rational half of the Joanna-Magda duo. She has been helping children, young people, and adults in need of help for 19 years. She has a love and a passion for children. In her personal life, she is mum to her dear Marysia and breeds Irish Setters.
Ikona z imieniem Katarzyna Muszyńska

Katarzyna studied management and is an educator. She completed the psychological aid program at the Integrative Gestalt Psychotherapy Institute and a level one course in solution-focused therapy. Attending a four-year course at the DIALOG psychotherapy training center and a five-year course in clinical psychology. Full of amazing energy, someone who operates professionally and is open to people and the world. At the Protective Wings Foundation, she is pursuing her dreams and helping others in a specific and effective way. A role model for children. She has a passion for small-scale and large-scale travel, aspects of humanistic and systemic psychotherapy, and literature and music – she is a qualified musician.

k.muszynska [at] fundacjajoannyradziwill.pl

HELENA BEREBECKA

Coordinator (Warsaw)

h.berebecka [at] fundacjajoannyradziwill.pl

TETSUNOSUKE (MICHAŁ) WATANABE

Educator (Warsaw)

m.watanabe [at] fundacjajoannyradziwill.pl

LUDMIŁA MYRONCHUK

Educator (Warsaw)

l.myronchuk [at] fundacjajoannyradziwill.pl

MAGDALENA MODZELEWSKA

Educator (Warsaw)

m.modzelewska [at] fundacjajoannyradziwill.pl

MAREK CZEŻYK

Educator (Kamionka)

m.czezyk [at] fundacjajoannyradziwill.pl

JUSTYNA BEDNAREK

Educator (Kamionka)

Educator, linguist, mum. Open to people and glad to learn about new cultures. She spent a few months living in Kazakhstan and dreams about going again. She likes “the Master and Margarita”, and will one day write a book, probably for children. She tries to approach everybody with empathy and respect, and knows how to listen. She looks for the qualities in people that make them special.

j.bednarek [at] fundacjajoannyradziwill.pl

MAGDALENA BUGA

Cook (Warsaw)

Magdalena was formerly in the care of the foundation, and is a cook and master of delicious dinners for children and young people. Try her food once, and you will always want to return to the foundation house. She is developing her culinary passions by continuing to study gastronomy and nutrition. The calm with which she does her magic affects anyone who even approaches the center of the house that is the kitchen – where time truly “stands still”.

m.buga [at] fundacjajoannyradziwill.pl

AWARDS

IN THE MEDIA

THE BOARD

MANAGEMENT

NATALIA KORYNCKA–GRUZ

MAGDALENA ZĄBKOWSKA –IBRAHIM

MAGDALENA KRYŃSKA  president

JOANNA RADZIWIŁŁ   board member

AMBASSADORS

An ambassador is a representative of the Joanna Radziwiłł Protective Wings Foundation who is on a quest for the hearts of others. It is a person associated with the Foundation and is up to date with its latest projects, and daily operations and needs, who disseminates information about the Foundation among those around them, and supports, with their ideas and contacts, activities to help the children cared for/current grand platter (wielkitalerz.pl) and Protective Wings schemes.

Elżbieta Czartoryski

architect and director at Paul Raff Studio (https://paulraffstudio.com/) specializing in residential, cultural and commercial buildings. Visual Artist with a focus on performance, sculpture, drawing and photography investigating topics including: equality, in-between spaces and social politics. Mother of Leon and wife of Alexander. She is based currently in Puerto Rico, though her heart lies in Montreal, Toronto and Warsaw.

MARIETA BELINA BRZOZOWSKA

Financier, co-owner and manager of CST Consultants, an excellent organizer in every field and across borders. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 

MONIKA
bednarek

Associated with the Polish and European media market for 25 years. For five years, she has worked as freelance advisor to business heads and proprietors. She is a modern technologies market investor, connecting interesting people from around almost the entire world. She is a travel writer and ardent promoter of personal growth, eco living, and of supporting young people in particular. She loves skiing and krav maga, and practices kriya yoga. She achieved one of her greatest dreams – to work as an independent freelancer after reaching fifty.

Jola
Christol ​

Mum to Patrycja and Florian, she spent eighteen years abroad working in multinationals, President of the Entraide Foundation.  Her motto for life and business is: “Take joy in life, be happy, and make others happy”, Warsaw. Mum to Patrycja and Florian, she spent eighteen years abroad working in multinationals, President of the Entraide Foundation.  Her motto for life and business is: “Take joy in life, be happy, and make others happy” , Warsaw.

maria
czartoryska

A painter sensitive to the fragility of the world around her, silent in taking concrete measures, a beautiful person in the hearts of many people, in Poland and around the world, along with her works. She has been a volunteer for many years, regularly acting in aid of children and young people. An extraordinary personality.

elżbieta
Golińska ​

A journalist, actively providing support for children and young people for many years. Since 2005, she has been involved in the KGP PaT children and young people addiction prevention scheme, and member of the Dr Jolanta Chmielnik Child Health Center Friends Association Foundation Community. Advisor to the Ombudsman for Children, an amazing life optimist for whom nothing and no matter is impossible to organize when the right and beautiful life message is conveyed, Warsaw

Małgorzata 
Herbich

Portugalist, travel writer, open to the world, fascinated with Middle East and Egyptian Culture, resident in Cairo for many years, PR expert for various organizations, organizer of diverse cultural meetings, who adores people, nature, and space; associated with the Protective Wings Foundation for many years, Warsaw

MARIA
JUSZCZYK

Artist full of energy and ideas, director of the PROM culture center, Saska Kępa, Warsaw

PAULINA
KALINOWSKa

Organizer, travel writer, mum. She has run the agency incentive Adventure Studio for twenty years. Her passions are books, architecture, zumba, and growth. Warsaw 

NATALIA
KORYNCKA-GRUZ

Film director, producer, intellectual. Winner of many prestigious film awards. Observer of daily life on various planes. Once a friend, devoted forever. Amazing in conversation and an intelligent debater from whom it is possible to learn to live rationally. A maker of the foundation films “A Ball for Being Good” and Grand Platter (Wielkitalerz.pl), Warsaw 

Marzena
Leksińska

Marzena likes people and animals, specific events, and specific tasks, and is utterly reliable. A perceptive observer of the world. For many years she has been concerned with all of the difficult issues relating to children and young people. She is Business Development Director at Raphael Sp. z o.o., Warsaw.

ANNA
LIPIŃSKA

An art historian who gives lessons to children at Nazareth – the Club of Catholic Intelligentsia, Piłsudski Museum Collection Department, Warsaw

ILONA
ŁEPKOWSKA

An exceptional personality, energy and charisma. Film director, scriptwriter, writer, queen of Polish TV series. Member of the Polish Film Academy

BEATA
PAWELCZYK-BŁASIAk

An economist who has studied three subjects, cross-border trade, international tax, and EU law; she has her own business consultancy firm, and organized the XIX Those Great to Those Small auction in aid of abused animals in cooperation with stage drama artists, painters, and sculptors. Warsaw, Łódź

GOSIA
RUMIAN

Ten years ago she changed Kraków to Warsaw, which became her second home. After studying Real Estate, HR Management, and Marketing, and the related work, she found that she loved art and working with children. She has a passion for art therapy, artistic workshops, and photography. Mum to a teenager. She believes that is it worthwhile helping others to discover themselves and the world around them, Warsaw

MARIA
STECKA

A graphic artist and interior designer whose ideas never fail to amaze, proprietor of the firm Steckainteriors, Warsaw

AGATA
SZCZECH

For 23 years, Agata has been public relations director and Territory East Communication Director at Renault Polska, and has won many prestigious awards for her work; she loves to design interiors and gardens, and is sensitive with people and animals, especially cats, Warsaw

ANIA
WŁOSZCZAK

A Varsovian by birth, long-term media manager at a media house, and owner of a cafe. She adores travel and every kind of sport. She delves into the intricacies of psychology. A person filled with calm and ideas, who has always been open to the world and people. A participant in the grand platter (wielkitalerz.pl) scheme. Mum to three sons

DOROTA
VAN VUGT

Always ready for new challenges and to work with people; she creates things in a true and sincere way, proprietor of the 3one33 studio, mum to four children, Warsaw

KAMA 
ZBORALSKA

Promoter of art, journalist, co-writer of more than 200 television programs, author of books on art and photo albums, organizer of contemporary art exhibitions and co-architect of the “Olympic Art Competitions. Olympic Laurel” , for years artistic director at the Warsaw Art Fair; Curator and architect behind the Polish Olympic Committee Gallery (-1). She lectures at the Academy of Fine Arts Media Art Faculty in Warsaw and elsewhere. Winner of a ZAiKS (Society of Authors) scholarship, Warsaw.

MONIKA 
OSIECKA

a sculptor whose work and biography mutually interpenetrate and complement each other, Warsaw.

ILONA ADAMSKA

Motivator, inspirer, speaker at women’s conferences, author and editor of 13 books. Publisher of magazines: Women’s Empire and Law Business Quality, proprietor of the PR agency I.D.MEDIA. Ilona organizes national competitions for business women, such as Business Lionesses and Diamonds of Women’s Business. She has won numerous awards such as 2017 Businesswoman of the year, and is the architect behind the Businesswomen European Club and Informed Brand Building Academy. She has organized many charity events. Warsaw.