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– because research is hope

Your donation counts: Research that makes a difference for children with rare diseases

Did you know that cancer is also a rare disease in children? Rare and insufficiently researched diseases are the number one cause of death in children and young people. We can change this together. As a research fund, your donation for sick children goes where it is urgently needed – regardless of whether you make a one-off or regular donation.

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Donation possibilities

  • as a company

    Show employees and business partners that you believe in a healthier future for everyone by making a donation or taking part in a charity campaign!

  • for special occasions

    Whether in a business or private context – with a fundraising campaign you can give a gift that has an impact!

  • in the event of bereavement

    By making a donation in lieu of flowers, you are sending a sign of hope in the face of a painful loss of a loved one.

  • Donations in your last will and testament

    By making a donation in your will for research into rare diseases, you are giving seriously ill children hope for a healthier future.

  • Endowments

    Create hope with a donation that lasts: By making an endowment donation, you can support medical progress in the field of rare diseases in a lasting way.

  • Major donations & funding partnerships

    As a private philanthropist or institutional sponsor, you can help shape the university research landscape with us.

Do you have questions about donations?

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    • +49 (0)151 4129 7774

Your donation goes where it’s needed most:

  • Efficient diagnostic procedures for patients without a confirmed diagnosis
  • Development of innovative therapeutic procedures for the most urgent medical needs
  • Comprehensive network of specialized care and research centers for rare diseases

Every donation counts. Give people with rare diseases a healthier future!

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Your donation counts

The Eva Luise and Horst Köhler Foundation promotes research on rare diseases and invests in necessary structures – so that medical progress reaches everyone!

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Eva Luise and Horst Köhler Stiftung für Menschen mit Seltenen Erkrankungen

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IBAN DE83 3705 0198 1901 4480 17

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