Earthquake Relief for Mexico 2017

Last summer, two earthquakes hit Mexico within the space of just over two weeks. First, on 7th September 2017, an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.1 affected the southern regions Chiapas, Oaxaca and Tabasco. According to official sources, more than 60 people were killed and over 40,000 homes damaged. Then, on 19th September 2017, another earthquake with

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Fundraising for ‘Lebenshilfe’ in Herzogenaurach, Germany

The charity Lebenshilfe Erlangen-Höchstadt, based in Herzogenaurach, Germany, offers help to people with mental disabilitie and provides different facilities and services for children with developmental delays. It also has different offers for people with psychological impairments. Lebenshilfe represents the interests of people with disabilities in the social sphere and fosters a natural relationship between more

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“Check In” Berlin

At the beginning of last year, the SozDia foundation in Berlin got an important assignment: to open a clearing house for 50 unaccompanied underage refugees. “Check In” was opened on 13th March 2017 as a central facility for Berlin. The clearing and pre-clearing house is the first stop for the young refugees, making sure their basic

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Charity Run against Cancer 2017

Exactly 48 runners took to the track for Charity Cat at the 2017 Run against Cancer in Erlangen, Germany, making them the fifth-biggest group. Our charity donated 1000 Euros in total for this event, by rounding up the starting fees of all runners originally registered for Charity Cat (75 runners). The donations for the charity

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Hi, Haiti!

One of our long-time ongoing projects is our support of the charitable organisation FONMEH, which aims to imrpove the lives of orphaned kids on Haiti. Since the earthquake in 2010, during which many children lost their parents, the organisation has been building and expanding an orphanage for more than 40 children – giving them a

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Ready, steady, football!

Last year, Charity Cat was able to pass on two cartons of football gear to the refugee accomodation in its local town of Herzogenaurach. A group of young ethiopian refugees received football boots and clothing to play in. According to our project partner, the gear was happily received by the footballers and used immediately in

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