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* Up to ten percent of all children in Denmark do not go on holiday within a year. It shows previous studies.
* Some holiday camps are for children or teenagers only, while others are for both children and parents.
* Common to the camps is that they have to give the children some good memories that they would not otherwise get.
* Danish People’s Aid has received 7697 applications for holiday assistance. This is an increase of 33 percent compared to 2020. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants increased by 50 percent.
* Blue Cross Denmark sends 330 children to holiday camp, which is the highest number in many years. Two camps are on Zealand, two on Funen and five in Jutland.
* Save the Children sends about 1,200 children to 50 camps.
* The Youth Red Cross sends 1400 children and young people away. That is the same number as last year.
* A majority in the Folketing has given 220 million kroner to organizations that work with vulnerable families. The money is to be spent on experiences.
Sources: The Youth Red Cross, Danish People’s Aid, Save the Children, Blue Cross Denmark and Vive – The National Research and Analysis Center for Welfare.
Source: The Nordic Page