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On 27th May Naked Heart Foundation announced a competition to take part in a free seminar on communication for children with autism and other special needs, to take place from 24 to 26 June in Moscow. On 15th May Naked Heart Foundation announced a competition to take part in a training seminar as part of the EarlyBird programme, to take place from 17 to 21 June in Moscow. The competition was being run The Secret Garden charity gala, generously supported by Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Chopard, was held in the Swiss heritage site of national significance, iconic Coppet Castle, Canton of Vaud, on 13 June
Held at Pashkov House, an imperial mansion in the heart of Moscow, the event was organised to raise money for the Naked Heart Foundation, which supports children with special needs across Russia. The gala dinner was hosted by Naked Heart Foundation founder Natalia Vodianova, a philanthropist and former supermodel, and included a speech from H. Al Thawadi informed more than guests, including a host of former footballers, such as Didier Drogba and Clarence Seedorf, and stars from stage and screen, including Sir Mick Jagger and Nicole Scherzinger, that Qatar was proud to support the Naked Heart Foundation.
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The Naked Heart Foundation is a charity that aims to ensure that every child in Russia has a loving family and a safe and stimulating place to play. The organisation was founded in by model and actress Natalia Vodianova in response to the trauma she witnessed among children who had survived the Beslan School siege  and, more generally, her perception of the importance of play for children. The organisation's basic argument is that play should be viewed as necessity rather than a luxury and that there has been insufficient attention paid in Russia to making sure that children have safe environments to play in.
Supermodel Natalia Vodianova has come to become almost as well-known for her philanthropic contributions as founder of the Naked Heart Foundation as she is for her role as one of the most highly-celebrated models on the planet. She grew up in Russia in poverty where she would sell fruit illegally as a child to help her family get by. She was scouted at 15 and her legendary career would soon take off transporting her to a completely different world but she never forgot the children.