Hettich staff committed to social welfare

Outside their work, many of Hettich's staff are involved as volunteers in social welfare projects world-wide. Expressing appreciation to members of staff for devoting their spare time to various activities in the social welfare sector, Hettich is donating a total of € 125,000 in its anniversary year to the projects company staff are actively involved in.

Hettich explicitly welcomes this voluntary commitment to promoting a society defined by fairness.

Hettich's managing directors handed over symbolic cheques for € 1,250 to the staff members and association functionaries at an official ceremony. The picture gallery gives you a glimpse at the various projects.

  • Sascha Bogdan has been part of "THW Herford", the technical relief and civil protection organisation, for 13 years and is actively involved in the high-altitude rescue group. During this time he has acquired a broad range of specialised knowledge of various techniques and methods for helping people in emergencies.

    Sascha Bogdan has been part of "THW Herford", the technical relief and civil protection organisation, for 13 years and is actively involved in the high-altitude rescue group. During this time he has acquired a broad range of specialised knowledge of various techniques and methods for helping people in emergencies.

  • Stephanie Kreidel takes turns with the other women from the "Inner Wheel Club Herford" to visit residents of the old people's home. The money donation will go to the "Klinik Clowns" who bring much joy to the home's residents.

    Stephanie Kreidel takes turns with the other women from the "Inner Wheel Club Herford" to visit residents of the old people's home. The money donation will go to the "Klinik Clowns" who bring much joy to the home's residents.

  • Niko Mainz is involved in the "Bünder Schulverein Südlengerheide", a school society that helps pupils to an extent that would not be possible without this support. The donation will enable the society to refurbish the playground.

    Niko Mainz is involved in the "Bünder Schulverein Südlengerheide", a school society that helps pupils to an extent that would not be possible without this support. The donation will enable the society to refurbish the playground.

  • Since 2011 the "Stars Youth Development Centre" has opened no fewer than 18 charity libraries in different provinces. Jun Zhou supports the centre by helping the team set up new libraries and reading books to children.

    Since 2011 the "Stars Youth Development Centre" has opened no fewer than 18 charity libraries in different provinces. Jun Zhou supports the centre by helping the team set up new libraries and reading books to children.

  • Anja Sasse is an active member of "Frauenförderverein Weitblick e. V." women's association. The money donation will benefit initiatives and organisations that are dedicated to girls and young women and approach Frauenförderung Weitblick for this reason.

    Anja Sasse is an active member of "Frauenförderverein Weitblick e. V." women's association. The money donation will benefit initiatives and organisations that are dedicated to girls and young women and approach Frauenförderung Weitblick for this reason.

  • "HUB Donostia" is a network that supports individuals and projects aiming to make the world a better, more open and more humane place. One of Oscar Garcia Marraco's duties is establishing contact with businesses that support social welfare projects.

    "HUB Donostia" is a network that supports individuals and projects aiming to make the world a better, more open and more humane place. One of Oscar Garcia Marraco's duties is establishing contact with businesses that support social welfare projects.

  • Rödinghausen table tennis club runs school table tennis projects in collaboration with the primary schools in the Rödinghausen district. The money donated will be used to continue financing the "Federal Voluntary Service in Sport" project.

    Rödinghausen table tennis club runs school table tennis projects in collaboration with the primary schools in the Rödinghausen district. The money donated will be used to continue financing the "Federal Voluntary Service in Sport" project.

  • Michael Augustin is the Deputy Crew Leader of the Hohenhausen fire-fighting squad. The squad wants to use the donation to buy a rescue backpack for emergency medical care and invest in training.

    Michael Augustin is the Deputy Crew Leader of the Hohenhausen fire-fighting squad. The squad wants to use the donation to buy a rescue backpack for emergency medical care and invest in training.

  • The "Ethiopia Utopia" project aims to facilitate the ongoing work in Ethiopia of the missionary, White Father Angel Olaran. The organisation was set up to secure funding for various projects in Wurko, Ethiopia.

    The "Ethiopia Utopia" project aims to facilitate the ongoing work in Ethiopia of the missionary, White Father Angel Olaran. The organisation was set up to secure funding for various projects in Wurko, Ethiopia.

  • Each year, the Oesede convent of the Catholic parish of St. John and St. Mary runs a ten-day camp. Andreas Pille is involved in organising the camp, prepares games and helps to put the camp up and take it down.

    Each year, the Oesede convent of the Catholic parish of St. John and St. Mary runs a ten-day camp. Andreas Pille is involved in organising the camp, prepares games and helps to put the camp up and take it down.

  • The "West Australian Band Association" (WABA) organised a competition for brass players and concert bands in Perth, Western Australia, at Easter 2013. The money donated was used to pay for hiring the competition venue.

    The "West Australian Band Association" (WABA) organised a competition for brass players and concert bands in Perth, Western Australia, at Easter 2013. The money donated was used to pay for hiring the competition venue.

  • Jiri Smycka and his son joined the Czech club "TJ Sokol Radostín nad Oslavou" seven years ago where he coaches the six- to seven-year-olds. The money donation will be used for training equipment and fees.

    Jiri Smycka and his son joined the Czech club "TJ Sokol Radostín nad Oslavou" seven years ago where he coaches the six- to seven-year-olds. The money donation will be used for training equipment and fees.

  • The "Rettungshundestaffel Ostwestfalen-Lippe e. V." search and rescue dogs organisation operates in disaster control and is on call round the clock. Sven Landtreter currently works as search team assistant. The donation will make it possible to get the urgently needed radio sets.

    The "Rettungshundestaffel Ostwestfalen-Lippe e. V." search and rescue dogs organisation operates in disaster control and is on call round the clock. Sven Landtreter currently works as search team assistant. The donation will make it possible to get the urgently needed radio sets.

  • Werburg manor is the oldest secular building complex in the town of Spenge. Plans to renovate it date back to 2008 and the work is due for completion in 2014. The donation will be used to renovate the interior of the manor house.

    Werburg manor is the oldest secular building complex in the town of Spenge. Plans to renovate it date back to 2008 and the work is due for completion in 2014. The donation will be used to renovate the interior of the manor house.

  • Sven Patzwald coaches the "TuS 97 Bielefeld Jöllenbeck" handball team. In a large club, a lot of initiative is demanded from coaches and players alike. The money donated will be used to purchase training equipment and matching training kits.

    Sven Patzwald coaches the "TuS 97 Bielefeld Jöllenbeck" handball team. In a large club, a lot of initiative is demanded from coaches and players alike. The money donated will be used to purchase training equipment and matching training kits.

  • "Süddeutsche Gemeinschaft Truchtelfingen e. V." organises a number of leisure activities for the children living in Truchtelfingen. Benjamin Sauter is involved in youth welfare work. The donation will help to buy a bouncy castle.

    "Süddeutsche Gemeinschaft Truchtelfingen e. V." organises a number of leisure activities for the children living in Truchtelfingen. Benjamin Sauter is involved in youth welfare work. The donation will help to buy a bouncy castle.

  • The Polish "Stowarzyszenie Rodzin Pogotowia Rodzinnego" society works with orphaned children and children who come from difficult family situations. The donation will allow the society to buy food and toys.

    The Polish "Stowarzyszenie Rodzin Pogotowia Rodzinnego" society works with orphaned children and children who come from difficult family situations. The donation will allow the society to buy food and toys.

  • Hiltrup Sailing Club's "Sailing for Children and Young People" project aims to teach children how to sail and enable them to carry on sailing after they get their junior sailing licence. Christian Herzberg supervises the children during training and at regattas.

    Hiltrup Sailing Club's "Sailing for Children and Young People" project aims to teach children how to sail and enable them to carry on sailing after they get their junior sailing licence. Christian Herzberg supervises the children during training and at regattas.

  • The "Zirkus Alois Casselly" circus project wants to introduce children to the magic world of the circus and turn them into confident performers to packed audiences. Uwe Neumann is First Treasurer of the Friends of Lage-Müssen Primary School Association.

    The "Zirkus Alois Casselly" circus project wants to introduce children to the magic world of the circus and turn them into confident performers to packed audiences. Uwe Neumann is First Treasurer of the Friends of Lage-Müssen Primary School Association.

  • "Renatoè" is an Italian non-profit-organisation that collects money to provide medical care for sick children. Danilo Casadio is a founder member of Renatoè and responsible for the organisation's PR and communications.

    "Renatoè" is an Italian non-profit-organisation that collects money to provide medical care for sick children. Danilo Casadio is a founder member of Renatoè and responsible for the organisation's PR and communications.