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Tree hollow habitatenvironment
EnvironmentThe non-profit organization FREETHEBEES carves out tree hollows in forests to provide nesting sites for wild honeybees and a range of other endangered insects that dwell in the cavities of trees. The organization’s dedicated volunteers have learned how to carve out tree hollows (called a Zeidlerhöhle in German) into living trees. These cavities serve as a shelter for many different species in need of protection, such as wild honeybees, as well as a place for these species to feed and reproduce.Learn more
Experience running with other sensessocial
Social issuesThe Association «Blind-Jogging» trains volunteers to be guides for the blind and help them to do sports in the fresh air. After completing a one-day training, they accompany visually impaired and blind people on a run once or twice a week.Learn more
Switzerland's first Snoezelen bus is a successsocial
Social issuesVolunteers spent a day converting an old van into a mobile Snoezelen station for children with autism. Everyone involved put their heart and soul into this project, and did so with plenty of love, kindness and good spirits. Thanks to the hard work of the entire team, what was once an old yellow bus is now a special place full of lights, sounds, scents and shapes. It is designed to help children and young people with autism to relax, dream and experience all of their senses. “We are so happy that we can now start using the bus,” says General Manager Sandra Kalbassi with a smile. “We are expanding our school over the summer and so we plan on providing a Snoezelen room for all the children we admit,” she explains.Learn more