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Opel provides vehicles for the work of the Regine Sixt Children's Aid Foundation

Practical assistance on four wheels: together with Adam Opel AG, the Regine Sixt Children's Aid Foundation has provided two vehicles for selected children's charities. Regine Sixt and Joachim Koschnicke, Vice President of Public Policy & Government Relations at Adam Opel AG, each gave an Opel Zafira to the CISOM Matese-Alexis initiative and the Christus König Institute. The keys were accepted by Hugo, Prince of Windisch-Graetz, who founded CISOM Matese-Alexis with the Italian Maltese, and by Abbé Alexander Willweber.

 

Over its long-term cooperation with the Maltese, the Regine Sixt Children's Aid Foundation Drying Little Tears has already supported many of the organisation's projects around the globe. The mobile care unit CISOM Matese-Alexis will provide basic medical care to children in the largely inaccessible mountain villages around Sant Angelo d'Alife in northern Italy. The next Children's Hospital with a paediatric unit is about 100 kilometres away in this region. The new Opel Zafira is needed to transport medicines, physicians, and patients.

 

Throughout the year, the "Maison du Coeur Eucharistique", the convent and guest house of the Christus König Institute, houses many groups of children who are cared for by the sisters. The car will be be used to help care for these children.


Regine Sixt:

My foundation and especially myself personally appreciate the work of the Maltese and of the Christus König Institute. We all have a common goal: to help children in need and to improve their living conditions as much as possible. I am very pleased that we have come a step closer to reaching this goal by providing two vehicles. I would especially like to thank Adam Opel AG.

Joachim Koschnicke, Vice President of Public Policy & Government Relations at Adam Opel AG:

"Regine Sixt does incredible work with her foundation 'Drying Little Tears'. It's a real pleasure for Opel and for myself personally to be able to support her and her fantastic network."

Hugo, Prince of Windisch-Graetz, Gentleman of the Holy Father, Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the Republic of Slovenia, comments:

We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to Adam Opel AG and the Regine Sixt Children's Aid Foundation Drying Little Tears. CISOM Matese-Alexis was launched because the infrastructure in this area is very poor and basic medical care is not a given. We need vehicles in this region to make medical check-ups and delivery of medicines even possible."

Abbé Alexander Willweber:

Our old car is in a very bad condition. To be able to care for the children in our guest house, we urgently needed an intact vehicle. We are therefore truly very grateful to the Regine Sixt Children's Aid Foundation Drying Little Tears and Adam Opel AG for their support.