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.
amazon.de - Online banner and customer giving
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.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer - Pro-Bono legal advice
International law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP is supporting GRC with legal advice on a pro bono basis. Based on the GRC's special role in humanitarian law, both partners agreed to extend their partnership further.
Daimler - Employee giving for GRC refugee relief
Car manufacturer Daimler has been supporting GRC activities for many years now, via corporate and employee giving. Foremost, Daimler is funding disaster relief activities, recently donating Euro 601.000 for refugee relief.
Hansaplast - Bringing first aid home
Hansaplast and GRC are partnering under the umbrella of "bringing first aid home". Since 2014, projects from the German Red Cross Youth recieved funding to establish first aid courses in elementary school. Additionally new marketing and teaching materials have been developed to upgrade Red Cross first aid courses according to a new framework.
Merck - disaster relief partner
Merck supported the GRC to the tune of 250.000 Euro for its Ebola campaign in West Africa. Merck has been a GRC partner since 2015. Most recently Merck engaged in a health project for the Lebanon, in which Red Cross volunteers deliver medical services to the local 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”. The partnership kicked off in March 2015 and is structured for a sustainable engagement in a WASH project in Togo. 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. Both partners have expressed their interest to continue the cooperation until 2018.
Siemens - disaster relief
The Siemens AG has been supporting the Red Cross for many years: Following particularly severe disasters, the company calls on its employees, regionally or globally, to raise funds and donate to the local Red Cross, matching all funds raised by the employees. After the earthquake in Nepal this generated Euro 650.000 for relief supplies. In addition, Siemens also sponsored a freight flight to Nepal.