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The Radwanskas & The Noble Box Project

It was a big year for both Agnieszka Radwanska and Urszula Radwanska, but when it comes down to helping others, neither one of the Polish stars has let their on-court success get in the way.

Published December 20, 2013 12:01

KRAKOW, Poland - It was a big year for both Agnieszka Radwanska and Urszula Radwanska, but when it comes down to helping others, neither one has let their on-court success get in the way.

For the fifth year in a row the sisters took time out during the off-season for Szlachetna Paczka - or "Noble Box". The charity has its volunteers go door to door throughout the year compiling a database of families in need, asking them what would help ease the pressures of the holidays. Then, for a three week period from mid-November to early December, donors are given a list to take with them to the supermarket, where they fill a shopping cart with the food, clothing and more to donate to them.

This year the Radwanskas picked a family with four children who couldn't make ends meet because the mother is seriously ill - she was diagnosed with pancreatitis and epilepsy at the age of 19. To make things worse, doctors recently found a cyst in her brain. She needs nearly 200 Euros a month for medicine and the family is struggling. That's where the wonderful Noble Box project comes in - the Radwanskas bought everything from the list, including school supplies, diapers, toys and pet food.

Check out photos from the Radwanska sisters' day with the Noble Box project by clicking here!

Urszula Radwanska

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