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This year it was an especially difficult task for managing director Christiane Riefler-Karpa to decide which of SOS Children's Villages’ projects should be supported by the traditional Christmas donation. In many parts of the world, children especially suffer too much.

This year, Memmert will not send out Christmas presents and cards. The money for this will instead be donated to the Oxfam refugee support. Please see below how you can help to reduce the suffering of refugees - even with small donations.

In order to demonstrate our close connection with science, Memmert sponsored the MEMMERT AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING RESEARCH IN PHARMACOLOGY at the joint annual pharmacology symposium of the University of Zurich, the ETH, and the University Hospital. Our congratulations go to the award winner Philipp Mächler!

The first week in April 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of Rwandan genocide. The path to reconciliation is still long: hundreds of thousands of people are traumatized, children orphaned and homeless. 90 % of this destitute country's population depend on agriculture, leaving barely any possibilities for a better future through education. A German paediatric surgeon devotes his...

Instead of giving Christmas presents to the clients, the Memmert family has decided to support the OxfamUnverpackt.de project this year. The donation enables people in Zimbabwe to build up a herd of goats. Goats are undemanding and find food even under harsh conditions. That makes them ideal livestock for people in Zimbabwe, who have lost their livelihood due to the persistend...

Haiyan, one of the most devastating tropical storms of all times, struck the Philippines on November 8, 2013. Millions of people, mostly children, will be needing international help for months. The inhabitants of the eastern Philippine islands of Leyte and Samar were hit particularly hard. For this reason, we dedicated the traditional Memmert Christmas donation of 40,000 € to...

Memmert's first kids run promoting young athletes had a record number of registrations for the largest annual running event in Schwabach and a new course record made by Team Memmert at the half marathon. And all this so shortly before the end of the season. What more could we want?!

For the second time already, our boys were busy grilling sausages next to the marathon course of the Challenge Roth for the numerous spectators, and for a good course, too. The proceeds of 1,000 Euros were donated to Dr. Jahn’s foundation for children‘s aid in Rwanda this year. There are many characteristics Memmert, Dr. Jahn and Birgit Kebbel, who made the project known to us,...

After a fundraising campaign during the Challenge Roth, Memmert donated 72 teddy bears to each of the Rescue Coordination Centres of the BRK Schwabach and Heilsbronn, the Johanniter-Unfallhilfe Schwabach-Roth and the Kreisklinik Roth. Head of marketing Katja Rosenke was now visiting Roth Hospital so that she could see at first hand how often the sweet comforting teddy bear...

For many years now at Christmas time, a generous Memmert donation has been sent to the SOS-Kinderdorf (SOS Children’s Village). Last Christmas, managing director Christiane Riefler-Karpa had made available the sum of 40,000 € for the construction of an SOS Children’s Village in Ethiopia. The buildings of the SOS Children’s Village in Addis Ababa, opened in 1981, have been...