Action Meal for the Family

22. January 2020.


Our young people from the House of Opportunity in Belgrade actively participated in the Meal for the whole Family campaign, packed and sent groceries to 3 families who told us they needed food.


Action of volleyball club Partizan

21. January 2020.


Part of the team of the volleyball club Partizan visited us first with the idea of cooperation and support, and then with gifts for young people and a plan for further support.


Dinner organized by the Rotary Club

12. January 2020.


Three ladies from the Rotary club took us out for dinner and socializing. It was great, thanks from all of us. Happiness is made up of small things, and most often these are precious moments spent together and in a pleasant atmosphere.



Celebrating Christmas at Opportunity House Belgrade

7. January 2020.


At Christmas we were secret angels to each other, that is, everyone pulled out a note with the name of one of the resident of HOP in Belgrade or team members, 15 days ago, and during that time prepared a gift for that person, as secretly as possible.


New Years BazArt in Nis

27. December 2019.


We were part of this year event Nis at Heart - New Years BazArt every day from 12h to 20h, from 27.12.2019. to 01.01.2020. in Nis, where people could see candles and souvenirs prepared in the spirit of New Year and Christmas holidays.



Youth charity action from the University of Novi Sad

26. December 2019.


A group of young people from the University of Novi Sad organized a concert and gathering with the collection of donations for the work of our association. Beautifully organized, all in the shape of a star and we are infinitely grateful for everything.


Distribution of New Year gifts at City Hall in Nis

24. December 2019.


The Center Star with the House of Opportunity in Nis, together with representatives of the city of Nis, relevant institutions and organizations in area of social protection, was part of the action of distributing gifts to children from marginalized groups.


Support of eFront company

19. December 2019.


Company eFront hosted us with our products (candles and souvenirs) in their premises. It was a warm, warm, well organized and for us, great experience. A great atmosphere and a lot of support, that's our impression.



The project Strong young New Perspectives

10. December 2019.


Yesterday we were at a conference where the beginning of a new project Strong Youth - New Perspectives was presented, at which we presented our organization Center Star and signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the organization SOS Childrens Villages of Serbia.


Hosting the show Practical women on TV Prva

9. December 2019.


Representatives of our association Center Star, together with members of HOP program, appeared on the show Practical Woman, which is broadcast on TV Prva.


Coca Cola in action of arranger and decoration of HOP Nis

6. December 2019.


A big thank to the employees of the Coca Cola Company who, through their volunteering, have decorated and arranged several rooms of the HOP in Niš.


Graduation of HOP Belgrade resident

26. November 2019.


Our resident Džavid graduated at University! Sport is his professional occupation now.


An article in the newspaper Danas (Today) about the House of Opportunity project

25. November 2019.


An article about the House of Opportunity was published in the daily newspaper Danas.


Final exhibition of youth work without adequate parental care

19. November 2019.


The final exhibition as a result of the project New Hope, realized by the association Cener Star, association My Circle and association Let's Do Together, and with the support of the Trag Foundation, was held at the Youth Center in Kragujevac, at November 19th , 2019.


Presentation of the results of the Erasmus+ project It starts with you

19. November 2019.


At the final exhibition, the participants of the Erazmus+ project It starts with you, introduced the visitors to the given project, talked to all interested individuals who wanted to hear more about the project.


Celebration of 4 years of HOP Belgrade

16. November 2019.


House of Opportunity in Belgrade celebrated 4th birthday!


National conference about philantropy

5. November 2019.


Philanthropy is a good will to help one's neighbor, the definition says.


New residents of HOP Nis

1. November 2019.


Earlier this month, the House of Opportunity in Niš received two more young people. We welcome them and hope that our House will give them the support they need!


Miholjdan Fair of Cooperatives in Nis

30. October 2019.


As part of the Miholjdan Cooperative Fair event, the Center Star presented its works with young people without adequate parental care at the Army House in Niš, at October 30th, 2019.


Participation in the World Without Orphans Forum

24. October 2019.


Center Star proudly represent our country at Global Forum of organization World Without Orphans.


Celebration of Tijanas birthday and new resident in HOP Belgrade

23. October 2019.


House of Opportunity in Belgrade has 2 more residents. In a meantime, Tijana celebrated her birthday in a HOP Belgrade.


Celebration of 3 years of HOP Nis

19. October 2019.


We celebrated 3rd birthday of House of Opportunity in Niš.


Broadcasting the show Practical Woman on TV Prva

16. October 2019.


The show Practical Woman was broadcasted on TV Prva, where our resident of the House of Opportunity in Niš, Mihajlo took part, as a guest.


Food Bank October 2019

13. October 2019.


The action of collecting food, organized by the Food Bank and in cooperation with Delhaize Company, was held from 11th to 13th October in Belgrade and Nis.


New members of the House of Opportunities in Nis and Belgrade

27. September 2019.


The House of Opportunity in Nis, in the past two months, received two residents, and the House of Opportunity in Belgrade is richer for two more people.


Interview at Catalyst Balkans

19. September 2019.


A big thank you to the Catalyst Regional Foundation and Daniele for interviewing the president of our Center Star for providing an opportunity to present our work and point out to the public to the need to support young people who left the system of social care.


Youth mobility - Erasmus + youth exchange

1. September 2019.


In cooperation with the Forum for Quality Foster Care for Children (Croatia), and with the support of the Erazmus + Foundation, this year we implemented a youth exchange project called It starts with you.


A fundraising charity

23. August 2019.


A charity evening for our association was organized in Boston, USA. Thank you very much for support Milan, his colleagues and friends who organized and realized this event.


Visit of CBN i Orphan’s promise organisation

18. August 2019.


This weekend we had visitors from CBN and Orphan's promise organisation in House of Opportunity Belgrade and Nis. They supported us when we were one step far from closing down our Houses.


Meeting between the two organizations on the upcoming Erasmus Plus Youth Exchange

13. August 2019.


In cooperation with the Forum for Quality Foster Care for Children from Croatia, we are implementing the Erasmus + project, which will allow 20 participants from Serbia and 20 from Croatia to spend a 10 days this September at sea in order to exchange experiences, acquire new knowledge and new skills.


Donation Food Bank

6. August 2019.


We were one of 60 organizations to which the Food Bank, in cooperation with company Carnex, donated pate. In addition, chocolate milk was distributed as a donation.


Student exchange in Moldova

4. August 2019.


In cooperation with the organization My Circle, Aleksandar, our former resident of the House of Opportunity in Nis, went as a representative of the Center Star to a student exchange, with a goal of learning new skills in journalism for 10 days in Moldova.


Donation of Company eFront

25. July 2019.


House of Opportunity in Belgrade received computer as a donation from company eFront. Our access to internet and online work will be much faster and easier. We are thankful for support.


Help through donations of cosmetic services - Salon of Cosmetic Services So You Belgrade

8. July 2019.


One cosmetic studio named So You, made fund raising event for us. Owner Dajana decided to have one day working for customers and to give all earned money to our organization.


Sales exhibition in Nis Fortress

6. July 2019.


We were part of the manifestation Keepers of Heritage organized by the Association for the keepers of Traditions Višnja. Through this way we would like to thank Maja Sevic and the association for the opportunity to present our works!


Our Jerko became independent

1. July 2019.


After 3 years, our resident Jerko became independant. As a child he spent his life in refugee 's camp, in orphanage and in some very unsecure places.


Celebrate the 70th anniversary of the organization of the SOS Childrens Village

25. June 2019.


With colleagues and dear young people, we attended the 70th anniversary of the organization of the SOS Childrens Village.


The project New Hope - young people without adequate parental care create souvenirs and learn about self-employment

23. June 2016.


The project New Hope was made with the goal of acquiring candle and souvenir skills for young people without parental care, but also to learn how to sell them and the basics of self-employment.


Visit of Nielsen company

20. June 2019.


Trough the social responsibility and humanitarian work activities, we hosted part of Nielsen company staff.


Going to the theatre

12. June 2019.


We thank to the Zvezdara Theater in Belgrade for the opportunity for our young people to enjoy to the theater play. We enjoyed!


New residents of HOP Nis

12. June 2019.


The House of Opportunity in Niš is richer for two more young people since June.


Stand at the White Palace and the International School

11. June 2019.


Center Zvezda had a stand in the White Palace on Saturday 11.06.2019. and on Sunday 12.06. at the International School. Thanks for the support and help of the dear people who have enabled us all.


Free training and driving test

1. June 2019.


Luna received free training and a driving test from the Vladica auto school. Thanks from the heart for training which is of great importance to our young people!


Dalibor’s birthday celebration in HOP Belgrade

30. May 2019.


We celebrated Dalibor's 20th birthday at the Opportunity in Belgrade.


Spring Fair - International School in Belgrade

29. May 2019.


Spring Fair at the International School in Belgrade was held on May 29, 2019.


Night Market and Belgrade Manifest

24. May 2019.


With our souvenirs and candles, we participated at the Belgrade Manifest - the largest family festival of events, destinations and tastings. The manifest was held on Kalemegdan from 24 to 26 April 2019.


Donation of CSR Vranje

20. May 2019.


The House of Opportuniy in Nis got donations by CSR Vranje. By this way we would like to thank the Director of CSR Vranje Dragana Arsić and Mr Milojević Nenad on the donation.


The second part of the show Zivot prica on TV Prva

15. May 2019.


The second part of the show Zivot prica was shown on Tv Prva. Beside president of the Center Star, Tatjana Dražilović, guest of the second part of the TV show was former resident of House of Opportunity in Nis, Dragan Kostic.


Visit to the Dairy High School with the dormitory Dr Obren Pejic

14. May 2019.


We visited the Dairy High School with the dormitory Dr Obren Pejic in Pirot, and at that occasion we presented the program House of Opportunity.


Humanitarian evening at Djura bar in Belgrade

12. May 2019.


Humanitarian evening was held at the Djura Bar in Belgrade. People had the opportunity to see the products that our young people make, meet our young people and donate funds to help young people without parental care.


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Stars






Divna


Divna is a young woman who was in the social care system during her high school years.

Aleksandar


Alexander is a young man who spent most of his life in the orphanage in Belgrade.


Goran


Goran is a young man lacking proper parental care. We have known him ever since he was a boy.


Igor


We met Igor when he was a little boy, in the first grade of elementary school.


Stefan


Stefan’s life story is dramatic, much like most of the young people with whom we come into contact.


Activities

Action Meal for the Family

22. January 2020.

Our young people from the House of Opportunity in Belgrade actively participated in the Meal for the whole Family campaign, packed and sent groceries to 3 families who told us they needed food.

Action of volleyball club Partizan

21. January 2020.

Part of the team of the volleyball club Partizan visited us first with the idea of cooperation and support, and then with gifts for young people and a plan for further support.

Dinner organized by the Rotary Club

12. January 2020.

Three ladies from the Rotary club took us out for dinner and socializing. It was great, thanks from all of us. Happiness is made up of small things, and most often these are precious moments spent together and in a pleasant atmosphere.