Wife of the Lord Mayor committed Astrid Elbers has taken over the first patron of the children’s Hospice Rainbow country. The wife of Mayor of Dirk Elbers will promote the establishment of the public. Rainbow country children’s Hospice is a home for terminally ill children and their families. “It’s me a very special pleasure and at the same time a major concern, to sit up straight for this facility. I want to ensure my commitment that people find out more about the Rainbow country, and also numerous and possibly donate much of the House.
Only so can the Rainbow country permanently exist and do more good”, says Astrid Elbers. Lord Mayor Dirk Elbers is behind the decision of his wife: “this facility does an excellent job for years and deserves therefore every possible support. Dusseldorf not only make use of this facility. Because it is the only one of this kind far and wide. Many come from across North Rhine-Westphalia and whole Germany here. I’m proud of my wife that she committed in the form for that.” To allow the terminally ill children living and dying with dignity, has joined a group of dedicated, on 1 June 1998 established in a Forderverein children Hospice Dusseldorf e.V. which is bearer of the institution ten years ago.
The Association is non-profit and pursues exclusively and directly non-profit and charitable purposes. Astrid Elbers thanked the Executive Board members of the Hochschulvereinigung, Norbert Husson and Gunther Philipps,: “that the wife of the Lord Mayor takes over the patronage is an award and a kind of accolade for our work and shows the importance of the House. We are very pleased to Astrid Elbers wants to help us. It would be nice if we could take a more donations and do even better educational work.” The children’s Hospice Rainbow country is a home for children, which only one due to an incurable disease or a severe disability restricted Life expectancy have. The conception of the House envisages that the affected children find relief from everyday heavy with her parents and siblings there for a few days or weeks. The institution helps affected families remaining time together with their child as fulfilled and positive to make them. A a children’s Hospice for the affected children is to become a second home, in which she would always like to come back to a pleasant family atmosphere to short stays. They are best provided by specially trained and qualified staff and supervised. On the other hand is a children’s Hospice of discharge of the whole family and the addition of home care. Because the domestic and care of terminally ill and/or severely children is a task, often over many years, and this day in and day out to leads a special burden, not only the parents, but also brothers and sisters. Further the valuable work of the Rainbow country focuses on the Professional family and grief counseling and a restless sibling care. “We can give the life no longer days, but the more days life” is the motto of the children Hospice in Rainbow land. Astrid Elbers, asked the Dusseldorferinnen and Dusseldorf, to financially support the Rainbow country.