A Friendship that helps

British Flair
August 26th to 28th 2022

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Charities

British Flair 2021
The ARCHE Children's Foundation in Hamburg

The ARCHE takes children off the streets and accompanies them on their journey towards a school certificate of completion and then into further education and training. These young people have a permanent refuge in the afternoon at the ARCHE, where they can find reliable caregivers who help them find a sound path to a self-determined life. In the ARCHE, children and young people experience recognition and thus gain confidence in their abilities.

The Hamburg ARCHE was founded in 2006 in the Jenfeld district, triggered by the event of young seven-year-old Jessica starving to death in her parents' flat. This should never happen again.

Today, with its centres in the focal areas of Jenfeld, Billstedt and Harburg, the ARCHE is in contact with over 1,000 children and young people from socially disadvantaged families. Many of them come to one of the ARCHE’s facilities every day. Here they get a warm meal; they can try out different types of sport and music and can make friends and have people to talk to. The ARCHE team enables their fosterlings to develop their talents and supports them in all school matters.

Even under challenging conditions of the pandemic, special attention is paid to homeschooling and tutoring - locally and digitally. This is how most ARCHE children manage to stay on top of their schoolwork. As a result, the number of school graduates is steadily rising and young people are able to find apprenticeships or university places with the help of the ARCHE team. In appreciation for the support they have experienced in the past, many former ARCHE youths have returned to help out at the ARCHE facility centres.

The ARCHE is financed by more than 95 % from donations and is therefore heavily dependent on external help.

The non-profit "ARCHE-Freundeskreis" has supported the “Hamburg ARCHE” on a voluntary basis from the very beginning. We collect donations, provide information, and are available as a sparring partner for all questions regarding the ARCHE's work.

You can become a member of the "Freundeskreis" and support the ARCHE as part of a strong network. Contact us!

Donation account:
Freundeskreis Die ARCHE Hamburg e.V.
Berenberg Bank
IBAN: DE07 2012 0000 0054 5400 00
BIC: BEGODEHH
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British Flair 2020
Klinik-Clowns Hamburg e.V.
They bring laughter, humour and entertainment to children and adults in hospitals and shelter homes, as well as colourful change to senior citizens' homes.
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British Flair 2019
MUT Academy
It gives Hamburg pupils from a challenging environment the courage to achieve a school leaving certificate and to move on into professional life and encourages their self-confidence and motivates them to take their life into their own hands.
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British Flair 2018
KinderLeben e.V.
This association supports severely ill children and their families, fulfils minor requests and wishes, helps to make their everyday life more tolerable, sometimes bears the costs of a funeral and looks after other children in the affected families.
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British Flair 2017
Benita Quadflieg Stiftung
In the Kinderhaus Mignon children who have been taken out of their families by the authorities in cases where the child’s welfare is endangered, can find a new caring home in family-like residential groups with supportive professional psychological help.
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British Flair 2016
Hände für Kinder e.V. (Hands for Children Society) – Kupferhof
The “Kupferhof” provides a short time home up to 12 handicapped children. While they are cared for by a qualified team, their families can regain new strength or take time for the healthy children in the family.
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British Flair 2015
Ein Platz für Kinder – Mattisburg
Arrangement of a garden suitable for children and one year of visits by the Klinik-Clowns Hamburg
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British Flair 2014
Förderverein für Stadtteilarbeit in St. Pauli Süd e.V.
Reading encouragement group Kölibri and youth project BigPoint/Girls for career perspectives
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British Flair 2013
Klinik-Clowns Hamburg e.V.
Educational work at eye specialists and in schools, financing of a postgraduate position (research) in GB
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Special Events 2014 – 2016
Ampu Vita e.V.
Excursion to the BVB (Football Club Borussia Dortmund) for the “Ampukids“
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Runder Tisch Blankenese
German courses for refugees, playgroups for children
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Foundation “Stiftung Mittagskinder“
On the various venues run by the Mittagskinder more than 200 children in socially deprived areas in Hamburg are given regular and healthy meals free of charge. They also receive help with homework and the moral support of qualified social workers and educators.
Stiftung Mammazentrum Hamburg
“Breast Care Nurse”, to accompany women with breast cancer and giving help and advice in medical and psycho-social issues – from the diagnosis via treatment to discharge, and also afterwards.
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THC Hamburg Cricket e.V.
Cricket equipment – a little bit of home for many refugees from Afghanistan.
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British Flair 2013 and before – overview
Aktion Kinderparadies - Betreute Kinderspielplätze Hamburg e.V.
Shelter hut
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Ankerland e.V.
Therapy with Dr. Andreas Krüger for traumatised children
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Cafée mit Herz e.V.
Acquisition of a fridge and a deep-freeze chest
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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Osteogenesis imperfecta (Glasknochen) - Betroffene e.V.
Financing of a youth and mobile weekend
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Die Burg - Frischlinge Elmshorn e.V.
Financing of summer outings for neglected children
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Elbe Aktiv Spielplatz
Equipment for the playground
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Förderkreis Erlenbusch e.V.
Extra time for fulfilling heartfelt wishes, e.g. visits to the zoo, eating ice-cream, time for cuddling and being read to, stroll around town, going for a walk
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Förderverein für blinde und sehbehinderte Kinder
Canoeing holiday, purchase of tandems
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Förderverein Kinder-Hospiz Sternenbrücke e.V.
Purchase of video systems for each room
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Freunde der Kinderklinik des UKE Eppendorf e.V.
Acquisition of light fittings for a multisensory room
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Freundeskreis Die Arche Hamburg e.V.
Learning Camp for the Youth Section – Preparation week for forthcoming exams
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Freundeskreis Die Arche Hamburg e.V. / Jugendhaus
Preparation for school leaving exams through coach and learning seminars
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Kindertagesheim für körperbehinderte Kinder Wilhelmsburg
Musical instruments for a multisensory room
NCL Stiftung – für eine Zukunft ohne Kinderdemenz
Educational work at eye specialists and in schools, financing of a postgraduate position (research) in GB
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Nestwärme e.V. Deutschland
Time donors for brothers and sisters of ill and disabled children
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Palliativ Zentrum (Palliativstation Rissen)
Financing of additional doctors’ hours (night duty)
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Therapeutisches Reiten – Heilpädagogisches Voltigieren
Acquisition of a horse
Waldkindergarten Volksdorf
Microscopes
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