Tagged: White Christmas

MEMBER NEWS: Sweden: Vit Jul Wins Campaign Award

Vit Jul Wins Best International Web Video at the Reed Awards
The campaign film for Vit Jul’s 2016 campaign is an innovative 360-degree-film called “Julen1982” (Christmas 1982). Vit Jul, or White Christmas, is a campaign of the entire Swedish IOGT-NTO movement, to make Christmas the holidays of children, asking parents to spend Christmas alcohol-free and providing awesome activities for children when all other opportunities for kids are closed over the holidays…

NEWS: Norway: Fewer Kids Called About Alcohol Problems

Fewer children called about alcohol problems during Christmas in Norway

In 2016, the hotline for children and young people received a total of 6,000 inquiries. Fewer inquiries than before were about parents who used alcohol during Christmas. The hotline (116111) is a government program financed by The Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion Department…

MEMBER NEWS: Another Big Year For White Christmas, Sweden

The campaign achieved a new milestone with a record number of activities conducted all across Sweden. More than 250 activities by local IOGT-NTO, UNF, JUNIS and NSF clubs around the country were conducted to provide happy, safe and enabling environments for children and young people…

MEMBER NEWS: Activity Record For White Christmas Campaign

With several days left before Christmas this year, the campaign has already received 242 registered activities. The activities are organized for all children and youth, but are especially for those kids that do not have anywhere else to go, when their homes are ravaged by alcohol but society goes on Christmas break…

BLOG: I am dreaming of a White Christmas

My dad’s not the only one in my family who’s got a tendency of using too much alcohol. When I posted an appeal in my Facebook-feed to sign up for our campaign Vit Jul (White Christmas), one of my relatives wrote “It’s okay, I’ll drink for you too.” I answered him: “Yes, I know. Guess why I don’t celebrate Christmas with our family…” This year, I’m going with UNF on our Christmas course to Martinique and for that, I’m eternally grateful. But now, my concern lies with my younger cousins and my older cousins’ children. They have to experience the same Christmas I’ve been enduring all my life. I wish I could take them all with me.

BLOG: Christmas For Everybody

The winter sure is a special time of the year. A lot of people have had vacation during Christmas, Hanukkah and/ or New Years.
Unfortunately, I must say, the Alcohol Industry does not go on vacation…