Entries by DougieRBIF

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Donation to 2nd Dept. of Paediatrics, Budapest for PPE

In retrospect we were lucky to be able to hold our Burns Supper in late January 2020, given that so many events have been cancelled since March, and we still don’t know when things will return to normal. But Covid-19 has not stopped the RBIF working away behind the scenes, identifying worthy projects to donate […]


Tribute to Steven Dick

It was with great sadness that we learned yesterday of the untimely passing of our friend Steven Dick, Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Budapest. When Steven arrived in Hungary in November 2019 he kindly accepted our invitation to become part of the Robert Burns International Foundation by sitting on our Curatorium […]

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2020 Budapest Burns Supper

A huge thank you to all the helpers and sponsors that assisted with the 23rd Annual Budapest Burns Supper at the Corinthia Budapest. Many people, companies and organisations support us in different ways, both financially and with products or services. Without their generous assistance the Burns Supper would not be the event it is. We […]

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Projects 2019 – Péterfy Sándor Hospital, Budapest

The Péterfy Sándor Street Hospital, located in District 7, is one of Budapest’s oldest and largest hospitals in Budapest with nearly 1,600 beds, where patients can be treated for an array of ailments and conditions. The RBIF has been working closely with the hospital for a number of years, focusing on improving and providing equipment […]

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Projects 2019 – Bajcsy-Zsilinszky Hospital, Budapest

Following the generosity of the sponsors and the guests at the Burns Supper in 2019 and in cooperation with our long-time sponsor Budapest Airport, the RBIF sought a new project close to the airport. Advice was given by medical adviser Professor Fekete, who recommended the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Bajcsy-Zsilinszky Hospital, situated […]

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Projects 2019 – Hódmezővásárhely/Makó

The RBIF’s SME Sponsorship Scheme is not just about helping small and medium-sized companies take part in our fundraising and donation activities, it’s also about building relationships. This is why the RBIF once again made the journey down to southern Hungary this year to develop our contacts with the doctors and staff at the Hódmezővásárhely […]


2018 Sponsor of the Year, Budapest Airport

The 2018 Sponsor of the Year of the Robert Burns International Foundation was Budapest Airport. We talked to Kam Jandu, Chief Commercial Officer, to find out more about their CSR activities. How important is corporate social responsibility to Budapest Airport? It is fundamentally important to BUD for many reasons.  For example, being one of the […]

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Projects 2019 – Szent Rafael Hospital, Zalaegerszeg

The Szent Rafael Hospital in Zalaegerszeg not only functions as a health-care institution for the 60,000 people who live in this town situated in the south-west of Hungary in Zala county. It is also the main hospital for the surrounding area, and accepts patients from throughout western Hungary, and even from across Hungary’s borders. The […]