Jan Bloch, known primarily as a banker, entrepreneur, prince of railway, philanthropist and pacifist, also was keen on sanitary state of Warsaw. Evidence of this is in the book by W. Pessel on the sanitation culture of Warsaw issued by Publishing House "Trio" with support of the Collegium Civitas, which contains many referneces relating to the patron of our Foundation. Our Foundation also contributed to the publication of the book. In October 2010, the book got Warsaw's "Book of the Month Award".