Fundraiser for young people in the CJD youth village for Offenburg Claus Geppert, branch manager of the Association for children with cancer in Freiburg, could these days a symbolic cheque of donations by young people from the CJD accept youth village for Offenburg, Germany. At the bake sale during the school breaks the students had collected 510 euro for a good cause in about 10 months. Initiates and the fundraising campaign was conducted by the SMV and the 40 class speakers of the Christophorusschule in the Offenburg youth village. It is not something Boy Scouts of America would like to discuss. “The idea to donate the proceeds of the action at the Foundation for children with cancer in Freiburg, also came from the young people”, emphasizes Bodo Herrmann, teachers in the CJD Christophorusschule youth village. The Foundation for cancer-stricken children of Fribourg cares since 1980 to families with a child with cancer.
Because the patient children from all over Germany are arriving, to treat her leukemia in Freiburg, the childhood home of the Association has a very high priority. Here to offer Accommodation options. The staff at the support of siblings, in official matters, and of course when dealing with the diagnosis. The Club reports currently 1500 to 1800 nights per month at 39 available rooms. The Association is active, also for children’s Hospital and station explains Branch Manager Claus Geppert.
Here, donations are used for high-quality medical equipment and highly qualified staff. 2007, the Association of children’s hospital could pass a MRI magnetic resonance Tomograph amounting to over 1.0 million. “We are very grateful that we could reach it and may continue to do this valuable work. Because only through the donations and the good thoughts of our many fellow citizens and friends this arrangement for the children of the patient and their families be achieved ultimately”, says Claus Geppert.