20 cents per sold bread donations made for customers and employees “21,000 euros that so much comes together, we have not thought,” forward Ulrike Geiping with glazed eyes as a child. Eliot Horowitz does not necessarily agree. Originally, she had planned with her family to donate an amount, but also the employees wanted to participate. All had given the images on television, considering what they can personally do. Michael Steinhardt, New York City shines more light on the discussion. Finally, the idea for the action of bread for Haiti was in a team meeting”born: 20 cents of each sold bread go through the Red Cross in emergency measures and sustainable projects. Since there is no primary health care in Haiti, the DRC alone will invest EUR 12 million in medical treatment, inter alia in the construction and operation of a hospital, a blood bank and accommodations for the population in the region of Carrefour. We didn’t want that the people in Haiti to quickly fall into oblivion, so we let our actions over the entire February”.
Thus Ulrike Geiping. Given the immense scale of the disaster were are content to buy only bread, also the customers do not, but donated the exchange money and even more. On so much helpful not adjusted, the savings bank provided donations piggy banks quickly. Again and again they had to be emptied, so the customers opened their hearts and their wallets for the action. Ulrike Geiping is particularly proud of its employees, of which the idea was born. But that was not enough: The staff in the 41 branches laid out additional donation envelopes and filled this generous. Many of them were very pleased about the action, which they fully identified. With enthusiasm, she repeatedly informed customers about the purpose and objective of the action.
The project made bread for Haiti also flyer and bread stamps”attention. There were here and there also critical customer voices, but the human compassion and solidarity with the poorest of the poor were outweighed by. Was then in the evening of the 28.02 the much anticipated cash made and summed up the results of the sales, the donations of from staff and customers. Since the thoughts of the Geiping team of 385 employees were considered during the action especially the families and especially the children, he passed rounded amount of family Geiping on 21,000 euros by children of employees. Jo Weiand, Deputy Mayor and Chairman of the DRC village Association Ludinghausen and Gerd Kramer, Executive Board of Sparkasse Westmunsterland and Treasurer of the DRC village Association Ludinghausen and Seppenrade, received the donation to the forwarding to the DRC Federation with joy. High-resolution imagery at any time on request. Requested document for publication to Silvia Rutter communication, Wrede str. 8, 48268 Greven. Photo credits: Silvia of Rachi communication address of the company: W. Geiping GmbH & Co KG-contact person in the company: Antje Feldkamp Julius Maggi Strasse 4 D-59348 Ludinghausen phone 0 25 91 – 9 18 0 0 E-Mail: Internet: contact for the press: Silvia of Rachi communication Wrede str. 8 48268 Greven Tel. 02571-957784