Though a key part of the Christmas Run is enjoying the run, the charity factor is also of vital importance. The proceeds from starting fees (minimum € 5 per runner) go to the Sterntalerhof.
… takes care of families with ill, chronically ill, or terminally ill children
… is a harbourage (the original meaning of hospice!), where hope can grow anew.
… accompanies “its” families especially when their path is marked by the farewell to a beloved human being.
… pursues its mission consistently: Happiness and the sense of a carefree life for children and their families, whose future together is written up in the stars!
… abides by its creed: a family will never be turned away because it cannot afford the stay at Sterntalerhof.
… is an independent non-profit organization in the Burgenland, where its highly motivated team has been working since 1998.
… pursues and interdisciplinary approach consisting of therapy and pedagogy, psychology and spiritual guidance, and therapeutic horseback riding.
… finances its operation exclusively through donations. Therefore it can only exist with the support of volunteers.
… is in combination of a holistic, family-oriented approach and equestrian therapy unique.