Germans still giving despite recession

Germans still giving despite recession

The financial crisis has not affected Germany's charitable spirit, leading aid organisations reported Thursday. UNICEF, Doctors Without Borders and Caritas International are all expecting this year's private donations to be at least on a par with 2008.

Retirees Germany’s most generous charity donors

Retirees Germany’s most generous charity donors

My German career: ‘One year turns into 15 very quickly’

My German career: ‘One year turns into 15 very quickly’

German charity denies it broke law by refusing to hand migrants to Libyan coast guard

German charity denies it broke law by refusing to hand migrants to Libyan coast guard

Food charity in Essen reverses decision to ban new migrant clients

Food charity in Essen reverses decision to ban new migrant clients

Second food bank rejects racism accusation over distribution policy

Second food bank rejects racism accusation over distribution policy

How a food charity has sparked a furious debate about refugees, poverty and racism

How a food charity has sparked a furious debate about refugees, poverty and racism

Tip of the week: How to donate time or money in Germany over the holidays

Tip of the week: How to donate time or money in Germany over the holidays

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VIDEO: Are these German ‘First Aid Ladies’ too sexy?

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Gates calls world to prepare for next Ebola

Götze’s winning World Cup boot nets fortune

Götze’s winning World Cup boot nets fortune

Charity turns neo-Nazi march into fundraiser

Charity turns neo-Nazi march into fundraiser

Ice bucket challenge raises €500,000 in a week

Ice bucket challenge raises €500,000 in a week

Ice bucket challenge gets dumped on Germany

Ice bucket challenge gets dumped on Germany

Charities say ‘neigh’ to feeding horse to the poor

Charities say ‘neigh’ to feeding horse to the poor

SAP billionaire defies Bill Gates over donation

SAP billionaire defies Bill Gates over donation

SAP founder Plattner joins billionaire giveaway

SAP founder Plattner joins billionaire giveaway

Beckenbauer wants stinky boots for Brazil

Beckenbauer wants stinky boots for Brazil

Mud Olympics shows gold where there’s muck

Mud Olympics shows gold where there’s muck

Mystery Braunschweig donor strikes again

Mystery Braunschweig donor strikes again

Euro law ‘threatens’ volunteer fire fighters

Euro law ‘threatens’ volunteer fire fighters

Website revolutionizes wheelchair accessibility

Website revolutionizes wheelchair accessibility

Germans donating more to help famine-hit East Africa

Germans donating more to help famine-hit East Africa

Shakira gets German support for her charity

Shakira gets German support for her charity

Violinist calls for tax changes to favour supporting the arts

Violinist calls for tax changes to favour supporting the arts

Berlin party scene rallies to help family in need

Berlin party scene rallies to help family in need

The German doctor who holidays in an African hospital

The German doctor who holidays in an African hospital

Brewing up a cup of beneficence

Brewing up a cup of beneficence

Crowd funding comes to Germany

Crowd funding comes to Germany

Neighbourhood beer proves better than a bake sale for charities

Neighbourhood beer proves better than a bake sale for charities

‘It would be naïve not to have reservations about helping Pakistan’

‘It would be naïve not to have reservations about helping Pakistan’

Donations for Pakistan flood victims slow to pick up

Donations for Pakistan flood victims slow to pick up

Germany’s super-rich urged to follow US billionaires’ lead

Germany’s super-rich urged to follow US billionaires’ lead

Poverty charity boss outed for driving Maserati company car

Poverty charity boss outed for driving Maserati company car

Charity mud-games begin in Schleswig-Holstein

Charity mud-games begin in Schleswig-Holstein

Louis Vuitton sues Red Cross charity shop for selling fake purse

Louis Vuitton sues Red Cross charity shop for selling fake purse

Germany to cut neo-Nazi party tax breaks

Germany to cut neo-Nazi party tax breaks