Successful charity auction for the FURAHA PHÖNIX Kinderhaus
Hamburg, 08.04.2019 - Almost 200 invited guests took part on Friday at the Dr. med. Katharina Prinzessin zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, Heino Ferch, Oliver Drewes and Anne Wilck presented the auction. A special highlight of the event was the moment when the "last built for Germany LAND ROVER Defender" for smooth € 100,000 came under the hammer and went to the Hamburg Land Rover lover Jörg Rosowski. This special Defender, as a special "Heritage" model, was won by the Drewes family in 2016 as part of a photo contest, and the extraordinary four-wheel-drive legend was the star of the auction event. But the most beautiful success of this special and emotional evening was probably the bright face of Evarlyn Charo, the director of the Children's House from Kenya, which was in Germany for the first time: The entire proceeds of the auction of more than 160,000 € comes to their protégés in the Furaha Phoenix Kinderhaus and the extensions planned there and in Uganda.
The Furaha Phoenix Children's Home in Kenya currently provides 55 children with a happy life, education and the perspective of a bright future - and this heart project by Oliver Drewes, CEO of the HAMBURG PHÖNIX maxpool Group and founder of the Kinderhausverein, took part in the Hanse Gate on April 5th The Big Charity Auction Supports: The Last Built for the German Market Land Rover Defender Heritage, a VIP Safari with a Land Rover Defender by the Maasai Mara, a personal Porsche driver training, a Mercedes Benz SL convertible classic car, a Land Rover Offroad Training, VIP tickets for the Serengeti Park Hodenhagen and a Polo equipment from Heino Ferch, the brand ambassador of Land Rover, came under the hammer in this extraordinary event at Hanse Gate. Sotheby's Auctioneer Katharina Prinzessin zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, Kinderhaus director Evarlyn Charo, actor Heino Ferch and the Drewes family informed and inspired the approximately 200 guests who had gladly accepted the invitation to the event.
At the end of the evening there was a great surprise for the Furaha Phönix Kinderhausverein: Proud € 162,300 is the proceeds of the auction - and this amount will be donated to the children's home in Kenya. Oliver Drewes, who was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit for his engagement in Africa in 2015, says: "We would like to thank all guests, providers, sponsors and friends of the Furaha Phönix Kinderhausverein for their wonderful support - because that's the way we can implement planned extension of the children's home into action. This saves lives and makes many children's lives better. At present, we provide a home and a liveable environment for 55 children in Kenya. Now we want to welcome more children in Kenya and Uganda and further improve the quality of school education. With the great result of the auction, we have made a significant step forward in our plans. "