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Charity Work


Matters of the Heart:

As a subsidiary of one of Germany’s largest publishers and distributors of religious and devotional literature, our mission is not only to present great music but also to promote Good Works. hänssler CLASSIC is a proud partner of Kinderschutzbund, Germany’s leading advocate for protecting children’s rights. Each year haenssler CLASSIC, in cooperation with SWR Radio produces the popular Musikalischer Adventskalender, a special CD with 24 tracks: one for each day of the Advent season. A portion of the proceeds on every CD sold is donated to the children’s aid program Herzenssache. This seasonal release also provides a showcase for many of the young musicians who are featured in performance on the Adventskalender


Background Information

Herzenssache (Matter of the Heart) is the joint effort of the SWR (Südwestfunk) and the SR (Saarländischer Rundfunk) broadcasts networks comprising a network of more than 475 children’s charities throughout Baden-Wuerttemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland. In the ten years since their founding, Herzenssache has developed a full range of programs, from relief for families in need to education and recreation programs in addition to a full range of artistic and cultural activities throughout the broadcasting area.