An impressive start to 2015: Not only did the charity concert in Munich Herkulessaal in favour of ‚das neue Hauner’ inspired the high-profile guests from politics and economy. The well-known Children’s Hospital was pleased about a donation check in the value of more than 800,000 euros as well.
It was an evening which will be kept in remembrance – that was the unanimous opinion of the loaded guests in the marvelous scenery of the Munich residence. There the exclusive charity concert that the lawyer Stavro Kostantinidis had organised took place with the presence of about 1,200 guests in favour of ‚das neue Hauner‘. The BR-presenter Anouschka Horn guided masterfully as usual through the evening that was all about the Children’s Hospital. ‘Das neue Hauner’ will be build up on the Campus Großhadern of the Universitätsklinik.
For ‚das neue Hauner‘ the most important people from Bavarian politics and economy had a rendezvous. Above all Prime Minister of Bavaria Horst Seehofer confirmed the importance of ‚das neue Hauner‘ for paediatrics in his conversation with Anouschka Horn on stage. But also ministers Dr. Beate Merk and Emilia Müller as well as Munich’s mayor Dieter Reiter couldn‘t be absent on this evening. Peter Mey (BMW Niederlassung München), Prof. Dr. Klaus Lutz (BayWa) and Klaus Dittrich (Messe München) had come as represantatives of local economy, too. And with Valentin, a small patient of the Haunerschen Children’s Hospital, an especially courageous fan of ‚das neue Hauner‘ dared to go on stage.
„I am so glad that we are supported so generously during this huge challenge,“ said Prof. Dr. Karl-Walter Jauch, the medical manager and chairman of the board of the Universitätsklinik München to which the Haunersche Children’s Hospital belongs. „The construction of ‚das neue Hauner‘ is assured. However, furthermore we will need support to be able to realise the absolutely necessary research surfaces. “ The Haunersche Children’s Hospital is an original Munich institution. In "das neue Hauner" we have the unique chance to promote an engaged and emphatic paediatrics in such a way that we can give children who still have to suffer and from time to time even die today a chance to live tomorrow. We are glad the wave of solidarity pulls wide circles for a paediatrics at the highest level in Bavaria,“ explains Prof. Dr. Christoph Klein, manager of the clinic for pediatrics and youth medicine in the Dr. von Haunerschen Children’s hospital. Hence, the doctors were obviously very pleased about the donation check in the value of more than 800,000 euros which they could receive on stage. The proceeds of this evening is in full height donated to the project ‚das neue Hauner’.
The musical framework programme was arranged by the Münchner Rundfunkorchester, the world famous soprano Diana Damrau and the star tenor Stefano La Colla. The band "Next generation” with Munich’s mayor Dieter Reiter, Dr. Michael Kerkloh, head of Munich airport as well as the two politicians Siegfried Schneider (state minister retd. ) and Hep Monatzeder (town council of Munich) appeared as a special highlight. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Heckl, president of the German museum Munich, inspired as spirited lead singer. Among others the following enterprises and institutions donated for ‚das neue Hauner‘:
– BMW Niederlassung München
– Stadtsparkasse München
– Stiftung „Wir helfen München“
– IHK München und Oberbayern
– BayWa AG
– ADAC Stiftung
– Bankhaus Merck Finck Privatbankiers
– Messe München
– Stadtwerke München
– Münchner Bank
– Genossenschaftsverband Bayern