Good change can come in all kinds of ways.
We believe that those striving to make a difference in the world deserve all the support they can get.
It's all about people and about the vision they have for the future.
charity: water is a nonprofit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. They work with local experts and community members to find the best sustainable solution in each place where they work, whether it’s a well, a piped system, a BioSand Filter, or a system for harvesting rainwater. And with every water point they fund, their partners coordinate sanitation and hygiene training and establish a local Water Committee to help keep water flowing for years to come.
Since being founded in December 2013, Operation Underground Railroad has gathered the world's experts in extraction operations and in anti-child trafficking efforts to bring an end to child slavery. O.U.R.'s Underground Jump Team consists of former CIA, Navy SEALs, and Special Ops operatives that lead coordinated identification and extraction efforts. These operations are always in conjunction with law enforcement throughout the world. Once victims are rescued, a comprehensive process involving justice for the perpetrators and recovery and rehabilitation for the survivors begins.
Starting in 2019, Norman Bücher will run across 7 continents, giving 700 talks in 70 countries. Visiting schools, universities, athletic associations and youth clubs, Norman will be speaking to as many young people as possible, collecting their views on topics such as education, globalization, personal develpment, the environment and the future. Norman will carry their concerns to the UN headquarters in New York, where the 7 Continents tour will end at the 79th General Assembly of the United Nations in 2024.
Cycling at Grosser Feldberg is a caritative sporting event that takes place in the Taunus mountains once a year. Over the past twelve years, the event has attracted hundreds of cyclists, runners and walkers struggling up to the top of Grosser Feldberg, raising money for charity. Any money raised during the event will be donated to "Hilfe für krebskranke Kinder Frankfurt e.V.", a local charity dedicated to helping families whose children are suffering from cancer.
Die Arche is particularly committed to children from socially disadvantaged backgrounds. Initiated by the Reverend Bernd Siggelkow, it began its work in Berlin in 1995. Die Arche is now active in over 20 places in Germany, offering its assistance and services to up to 4,000 children and adolescents. Die Arche has also been established in Switzerland and Poland.