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BKB Charity. An initiative of the Bergmannsheil und Kinderklinik Buer (BKB)

BKB Charity

The Bergmannsheil und Kinderklinik Buer gGmbH (BKB) belongs to the “Knappschaft” – one of the oldest health insurance schemes in the world – and has been working for people’s well-being for over 100 years now. The idea for the humanitarian initiative BKB Charity arose from this long and proud tradition.

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Patron Franz Müntefering

Patron Franz Müntefering

Franz Müntefering is patron of the BKB Charity Initiative. The former Vice Chancellor and Minister of Labour and Social Affairs has adopted a clear position in pledging his support and commitment to the aid projects and humanitarian causes of the charity organisation Bergmannsheil und Kinderklinik Buer gGmbH (BKB). Read his welcoming speech here.

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Charity Projects

The projects of the BKB Charity Initiative.

Our hospital helps Nepal’s children

Our hospital helps Nepal’s children

We help Nepalese children who have suffered from the series of severe earthquakes with competence and good sense. Starting with material assistance and medical care on site, we also give curative treatment in our Children’s Hospital in Gelsenkirchen.

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Help for Children after Acts of Violence

Help for Children after Acts of Violence

With an interdisciplinary competence team of doctors, therapists and guardians our hospital helps children and adolescents who have been maltreated, sexually abused or neglected. We do this confidently, sensitively and with great care.

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We are actively involved in Refugee Aid

We are actively involved in Refugee Aid

True to our humanitarian approach, we help people in need. Therefore, we give support with efficient measures to refugees and displaced persons who are seeking a safe haven from war and political persecution.

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News

Topics around BKB Charity

Donation Campaign SKM Hos...

Thanks to all supporters! The donation campaign for the SKM Hospital in Nepal ha...

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BKB Charity at the Nation...

ISM students spread the word for BKB Charity at the National Model United Nation...

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Carrington-Brown irons fo...

Shortly before their appearance at the German premiere of “Comedy meets Classi...

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JORM starts crowdfunding ...

Junge Oper Rhein-Main (JORM) help BKB Charity in providing the Sushma Koirala Me...

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EVENTS

Our Charity events.

23.05.-28.05.2017 <strong>Nippon Connection</strong>

23.05.-28.05.2017 Nippon Connection

17th Japanese Film Festival in Frankfurt am Main: 100 films, 60 filmmakers and artists, extensive cultural programme. EVENT ENDED

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18.03.2017 <strong>Charity Opera Gala</strong>

18.03.2017 Charity Opera Gala

The Junge Oper Rhein-Main is organising a charity event for BKB Charity for the benefit of SKM Hospital in Nepal. EVENT ENDED

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25.11.-27.11.2016 Addams Family

25.11.-27.11.2016 Addams Family

Musical Family Hanau presents their charming and humorous adaptation of the spooky comedy musical “The Addams Family“. EVENT ENDED

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03.09. - 07.10.2016 „<strong>Maria Stuarda”</strong>

03.09. - 07.10.2016 „Maria Stuarda”

The Junge Oper Rhein-Main company supports BKB Charity once again with Gaetano Donizetti's Maria Stuarda in the new season. EVENT ENDED

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20. and 21.05.2016 Dance Theater XXL

20. and 21.05.2016 Dance Theater XXL

Charity Performance: Musical and Dance Theater „12 Yards – your Game begins!” benefiting the BKB Charity Initiative. EVENT ENDED

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22.01.2016 Charity Concert for BKB

22.01.2016 Charity Concert for BKB

Charity concert of the Young Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Berlin for the benefit of Bergmannsheil und Kinderklinik Buer. EVENT ENDED

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25.09. - 17.10.2015 „Così fan tutte“

25.09. - 17.10.2015 „Così fan tutte“

The Junge Oper Rhein-Main and BKB Charity on tour with ‚Cosi fan tutte' by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
EVENT ENDED

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25. - 29.08.2015 24Hz Festival

25. - 29.08.2015 24Hz Festival

Together for Nepal's children: International 24Hz Festival for Urban Media Art and BKB Charity in Cologne. EVENT ENDED

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03.07.2015 Concert of JKPB

03.07.2015 Concert of JKPB

Enjoy the first concert of the newly formed Junge Kammerphilharmonie Berlin.
EVENT ENDED

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Shared Projects

Collaborative activities and projects with our partners

 Filmproject: SKM Hospital

Filmproject: SKM Hospital

A film team of the Young Opera Rhein-Main visits the SKM Hospital in Sankhu, Nepal, on behalf of BKB Charity.

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Book Project: Flüchtlingszeit

Book Project: Flüchtlingszeit

Fluchtweg Fünfundzwanzig (Escape Route Twenty-five) – a book published by Flüchtlingszeit e.V., supported by BKB Charity.

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Charity-CD: Steven Morrys

Charity-CD: Steven Morrys

With the album „Debüt | Charity Edition“, BKB produces their first music CD with singer and song writer Steven Morrys.

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Nippon Connection Film Festival für BKB Charity

Pictures of the 1st Charity Dinner of the Bergmannsheil und Kinderklinik Buer (BKB).

Our Sponsors

Become a sponsor of the BKB charity initiative. Please get into contact for more information.

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