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Philanthropy is one of AWC Berlin’s primary purposes.

ARTICLE II of the Club’s Constitution:
The purpose of the Club shall be to help all American women and their families in order to make life happier and more effective. The goal of this organization shall be to promote the unity of the American community and enrich life in Berlin. The Club shall also present charitable events, the profits of which shall be given to furthering the cause of the Club and other recognized charitable organizations. Its purpose is solely social, educational, cultural and charitable.

AWC Berlin has two ongoing beneficiaries: globally, we contribute to the FAWCO Target Program, supporting the rights of women and children in the areas of Education, Environment, Health and Human Rights; and locally in Berlin, we have been supporting the Ronald McDonald House Berlin since 2004. In addition, each year, we make donations for specific projects, as nominated by AWC members on behalf of local charities working to improve the lives of women and girls. Below is the summary of our donations since the club relaunched:

Donations 2022 – TOTAL 5060 Euro

Aktion Deutschland Hilft – Emergency Aid Ukraine – 4125 Euro (collaboration with Beyond Limits)

FAWCO Target Project 2023-2026: € 935

Donations 2021 – TOTAL 9551 Euro

Papatya – 5691 Euro  – local charity

The FAWCO Foundation – 1350 Euro – for the FAWCO Target Program 2019-2022

ASCEND Athletics – 2510 Euro – emergency relief, extraction and resettlement of ASCEND participants and staff

Donations 2020 – TOTAL 7900 Euro

The FAWCO Foundation – 5500 Euro – for the FAWCO Target Program 2019-2022 and Education Award “Women in STEM” in Memorium of AWC Berlin members Rhonda Staudt

Ronald McDonald House Berlin-Wedding – 2000 Euro + 1 dinner and special projects (about another 400 Euro)

Donations 2019 – TOTAL 15 100 Euro

FAWCO Target Program 2019-2022 – 1100 Euro

Ronald McDonald House Berlin-Wedding – 2000 Euro + 4 dinners (about another 800 Euro)

JACK Berlin – 12000 Euro

Donations 2018 – TOTAL 10 200 Euro

FAWCO Target Program 2016-2019 3200 Euro

Ban Ying – 5000 Euro (V-DAY beneficiary)

RMDH – 2000 Euro + 4 dinners (about another 800 Euro)

Donations 2017 – TOTAL 12 450 Euro

FAWCO Target Program 2016-2019 5000 Euro

TERRE DES FEMMES 4500 Euro (V-DAY beneficiary)

Ronald McDonald House 2000 Euro

Welcome Baby Bags 500 Euro

V-Day USA 450 Euro

Donations 2016 – TOTAL 2903 Euro

Ronald McDonald House Berlin 823.31 Euro

FAWCO 2013-2016 Target Program – Free the Girls 500 Euro

FAWCO 2016-2019 Target Program 1500 Euro

Justin Memorial 30 Euro

NPR 50 Euro

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