Breast cancer is still a taboo topic in our society. SPIRIT of SOLIDARITY aims at increasing awareness for the disease and its effects.
The project is much more than an Alpine mountaineering event! [more…]
A breast cancer diagnosis is a devastating experience for women. SPIRIT of SOLIDARITY draws attention to the hurdles and prejudices they face. Most importantly, however, it is a means of documenting how much courage and willpower the affected women muster on their journey back to well-being.
Women from right across Europe can apply. Regardless of whether they have received a breast cancer diagnosis, are currently in treatment or have already completed it: All affected women are equally reliant on society’s sense of solidarity.
The “Rope of Solidarity” event already took place in 2008 and 2011 with great success. Now the initiative and the commitment of Ute Louis, Karl Otto Louis Peiffer and Prof. Bettina Borisch are making possible a new edition of SPIRIT of SOLIDARITY.
With SPIRIT of SOLIDARITY, women affected by breast cancer are calling for the dignity and respect that they deserve.
Zermatt 13. – 16. September 2018 – Apply now.
Press and social media, along with a supporting programme, will follow the women on their life-changing journey. [more…]
A breast cancer diagnosis also places high demands on the women’s social environment. At such a trying time, having a trusted partner by your side is extremely important. SPIRIT of SOLIDARITY also offers an exciting programme for partners, giving everyone involved a chance to exchange thoughts and report their experiences.
An ecumenical church service serves as an anchor for the shared experience and bestows a divine blessing upon the rope teams.
In a concluding round table discussion with politicians and medical experts, the women can shine a spotlight on their experiences and lay the foundation for renewed solidarity in dealing with breast cancer.
SPIRIT of SOLIDARITY:
challenging everyday life
Martina is one of the hundred participants from SPIRIT of SOLIDARITY. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. She is an example of courage and determination… This is her story!
Rope of Solidarity 2008 and 2011
Supported and in some cases accompanied by relatives, one hundred women former affected by breast cancer gathered in 2008 and 2011 in order to climb the Breithorn (4163 m) in solidarity and courage.
Solidarität kennt keine Grenzen
The resonance with SPIRIT of SOLIDARITY is overwhelming. Many people have expressed the wish to support the project not only in an idealistic way, but also financially. We have therefore set up a fiduciary account at Ute Louis Foundation. Thank you for your contribution – totally in the spirit of solidarity! Please don’t hesitate to contact us for any further questions.
Ute Louis Stiftung gGmbH
IBAN DE66 2003 0000 0015 8500 92
Reason for payment: Spirit of Solidarity 2018
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Prof. Dr. Bettina Borisch World Federation of Public Health Associations. Founder of “Rope of Solidarity”
Ute Louis Hamburg-based entrepreneur & patron of SPIRIT of SOLIDARITY
Karl Otto Louis Peiffer Hamburg-based entrepreneur and patron of SPIRIT of SOLIDARITY
SPIRIT of SOLIDARITY
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