Donations Instead of Presents

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” (Charles Dickens)

After a successful year 2017, we are expectantly looking forward to the year 2018.

Next to the responsibilities towards our employees and business, we are aware of our social responsibilities. With this in mind, it is Docware's pleasure to support various social organisations at the company site in Fuerth, and a national institution, the Deutsche Kinderkrebsstiftung (German children cancer foundation)

“Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree.In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall. “ (Larry Wilde)

Die Deutsche Kinderkrebsstiftung

 

The Deutsche Kinderkrebsstiftung (DKKS)helps children, who are suffering from cancer, as well as their families, with information and consultancy and supports them in financial distresses. Furthermore the DKKS focusses on the progress of the research in order to gain better chances of recovery. Their aim is to improve their quality of life and to enable a future, independent of the illness.

One of the projects of the DKKS

In order to return them the feeling of self-worth and a positive attitude to life, the foundation is offering a stay in a camp in Heidelberg. The DKKS bought a piece of land with log cabins and opened a holiday camp in 2003. In Germany it is the only camp built for children with cancer and was adapted to their needs.

Besides having fun in the nature while climbing, hiking and canoeing, another important aspect is gathering experience in the group and an adventure-based programme. In this holiday camp the participants can share their experiences with each other. They realize that they are not alone with their illness and are inspired to express themselves without pressure. This cohesion is very important for the children and their families.

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” (Norman Vincent Peale)

Donation barometer - visualize the success!

Within the project "Spenden statt Geschenke", the German Childhood Cancer Foundation visualizes the amount of donations in a donation-barometer.

Find out the current status!

 

 

Social institutions in Fürth

  • Fürther Tafel

    Fürther Tafel

    In Fuerth and its surrounding area live thousands of people (among them many children), with a monthly income that barley provides an optimal nutrition. Even in Germany are many people struggling to get their "daily bread" - even though there are plentiful groceries. Nevertheless, those are too expensive for socially deprived families. It is for this reason that the Fuerther Tafel collects and distributes qualitatively acceptable foods from regional companies to those in need.

  • Hospizverein Fürth e.V

    Hospizverein Fürth e.V

    The Hospizverein Fuerth e.V. puts itself into service of people, who find themselves, due to a disease, in their last phase of life. The institution has over 90 active voluntary workers and over 440 members, who offer their help in coping fears and answering questions who appear at the end of life.

  • Musikschule Fürth e.V.

    Musikschule Fürth e.V.

    The school helps to set the ideal of a "musicschool for everyone" on a firm base. It is the goal to realize the dream of many people to "play music by their own". A dream that should not depend on someone's financial situation, but from the willingness to commit to one's goal within his or hers abilities.

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