Herbert Becker (Chairman of the Board of Auditors for the German premium league soccer club "Eintracht Frankfurt", who had donated the gifts for his 70th birthday on 4 January 2007 to "Aviation without borders" to buy a playground for Blessed Gérard's Children's Home), Frank Franke (Vice-President and CEO of "Aviation without borders"), Thorsten Jany (technician of "Menz Holz" the manufacturer of the playground equipment), Frank Weinert (TV journalist of "Hessischer Rundfunk") and Cornelia Merkel (Radio journalist of "Süd-West-Rundfunk") visit Mandeni to see our work and the area which we serve and install and officially hand over the playground and a large consignment of other relief goods for our work. We are most grateful for this enormous support and all the generosity and friendship which stands behind this wonderful charitable act.
Arrival of 4.7 tons of Relief goods from Aviation without borders Germany
Herbert Becker installed the playground equipment personally with the help of Thorsten Jany (a technician of "Menz Holz" the manufacturer of the playground equipment) and our children.
Our children sang a German song at the official hand over of the playground.
From left to right: Thorsten Jany (Menz Holz), Father Gérard (Blessed Gerard's Children's Home), Cornelia Merkel (SWR), Frank Weinert (HR), Frank Franke (Aviation without borders) and Herbert Becker (Eintracht Frankfurt)
Frank Weinert (TV journalist of "Hessischer Rundfunk") filming Herbert Becker
Joy and fun and happiness at the handover of bicycles, clothing and toys.
Herbert Becker with a paediatric patient of Blessed Gerard's Hospice
We celebrated Herbert Becker's 70th birthday again at the farewell party for our dear guests.
This page is part of the Newsletter No. 27 of the Brotherhood of Blessed Gérard
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