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Two partners, one goal - we are stronger together!

At this point we would like to thank our cooperation partners. They have been supporting the work of the Red Cross, in some cases for many years, working with us to help people in need. Thank you very much!

Learn more more about specific partnerships or get inspired by our best practices.

Daimler - Employee fundraising for GRC refugee relief

The Daimler automobile company has been supporting GRC activities for many years now in the form of corporate donations and employee fundraising. Daimler has regularly engaged above all to help the German Red Cross in response to disasters; most recently donating Euro 601.000 for refugee relief.

amazon.de - Banner and customer fund raising

Amazon has been supporting the GRC and other national societies in the case of disasters by placing banners on amazon.de. Banner placement on amazon.de took place for the first time following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan 2011. Since 2015 amazon.de customers can also donate directly via their Amazon customer account. Amazon waives the standard transaction fees and forwards 100 % of donations to the GRC.

Bayer - health stations on the Philippines

The BAYER Cares Foundation and the BAYER AG support the German Red Cross with donations for disaster relief and reconstruction. In response to typhoon Haiyan on the Philippines in November 2013 BAYER AG gifted the German Red Cross with Euro 100.000 for immediate relief.    

Since July 2014, the Bayer foundation has supported the reconstruction of health stations on the Philippines with donations now totalling Euro 90.000. These funds were raised by Bayer AG employees.

Innocent - the knitting goes on

Innocent has been cooperating with the German Red Cross for many years: Since 2011 we have worked together with the smoothy producer in the “Großes Stricken - the knitting goes on” campaign. In this campaign the idea is to use some wool and some dexterity to knit as many caps as possible and do good. The caps are then used to decorate smoothy bottles, and for every bottle sold the company donates 20 cents to the GRC.

Merck - Partner in disasters

Merck supported the GRC to the tune of 250.000 Euro for its Ebola campaign in West Africa. The Merck company has been a GRC partner since 2015. Most recently Merck engaged in a health project for the Lebanon, in which Red Cross volunteers secured the medical services for the population, but also for the many refugees from Syria.

Sebapharma - Health and hygiene

The Sebapharma GmbH & Co. KG supports GRC’s international work in the field of “health and hygiene”. In a partnership structured for a sustainable engagement in a WASH project in Togo, kicked off in March 2015. Coincidental with the international Day of Water, GRC president Dr. Rudolf Seiters was pleased to officially accept an oversized sebamed cleansing bar and a cheque for Euro 50 000. The successful cooperation was extended to 2018. 

Siemens - desaster relief

The Siemens AG has been supporting the Red Cross for many years:  Following particularly severe catastrophes, the company calls on its employees, regionally or globally, to raise funds and donate to the local Red Cross, doubling all moneys gifted by the employees. After the earthquake in Nepal this generated Euro 650.000 for relief supplies. In addition, the Siemens Group also funded a freight flight to Nepal.

Volkswagen - for a resilient society

Volkswagen AG has been joining forces with the GRC since 2014, working together for a more resilient society, for a future-proof rescue service and for the further development and distribution of innovative learning models in first aid “. The car maker is also actively committed to the GRC’s emergency relief. In 2015 Volkswagen donated 200.000 Euros for disaster relief in Nepal. The Wolfsburg-based company’s employees arrange the voluntary staffing of GRC facilities providing refugee aid in Germany. 

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