On 21th of November 2019 in capital of Latvia Riga held a solemn event for entrepreneurs from most highly rated companies, which support the Latvia 3+ Family Card. Were awarded 12 top rated companies that routinely offer discounts for large families.
- The highest appreciation and Platinum awards deceived companiesH&M, Neste Latvija and Virsi A.
- In the category Gold were awarded Zvaigzne ABC, Janis Roze Ltd. and Viada.
- In the category Silver awards went to Circle K, Forum Cinemas and Lindex.
- In the category Bronze awards went to Astarte Nafta, New Yorker and Mnogoknig.
It showed that as major supporters of large families in Latvia are the companies of clothing, fuel and booksellers, but all together at the moment there are more than 350 companies that offer discount for large families: https://katalogs.godagimene.lv/
Under the program the 3+ Family Card owners can use also discount in regional transport – adults 50%, pupils and students 90%. 100% discount is for state holidays.
Estonian company Ahhaa Science Center in Tartu has also joined the program this year and 3+ Family Card are looking forward to develop cooperation with companies outside Latvia.
The state aid program 3+ Family Card has been running for 7 years and is funded from the national budget.
Next solemn Latvia’ Family friendly event will happen in Riga on December 16, 2019 when the most family-friendly municipalities ofLatvia will be named and awarded (https://www.vietagimenei.lv/en/competition/). Such Latvian competition takes place for the third year in a row.