Fundraising for Haiti

58 750 CHF
collected for Haiti!

Following the appeal launched on 15 February, the CERN Management and Staff Association would like to express their heartfelt gratitude and thank the whole of the CERN community for its generosity towards the victims of the Haiti earthquake. This is a record, an unprecedented show of solidarity at CERN, equal to the immense needs following this catastrophe. Thank you on behalf of the Haitians, they will most certainly need it in the coming months.
The donations will be shared out among various institutions and associations in both Host States, in accordance with the established practice in the event of a catastrophe hitting a non-Member State. The size and activities of each of them have been taken into account. After studying the various requests for aid, the beneficiaries are now known and will receive:
- IFRC - International Federation of Red Cross
  and Red Crescent Societies, in Geneva
17 000 CHF
- Association Aide Haïti, in Lausanne 7 000 CHF
- Association Haïti-Ecoles, in Cessy 27 750 CHF
- Association Chemin Vers l’Enfant, in Chinon 7 000 CHF

For more details about the beneficiaries, please consult the Staff Association web site:

Rolf Heuer

Gianni Deroma
President of the Staff Association