There is no time more fitting to say Thank You and to wish you health and prosperity as this year comes to an end. From everyone at OX: we hope that your holiday season is filled with happiness, joyful experiences and timeless moments with your loved ones.
This year, Open-Xchange is especially excited to share our good fortune with a few global initiatives and local charities to do our part in making the world a better place.
Ambitious about Autism Ambitious about Autism is a charity organisation that has been providing specialist education for children with autism since 1997. It aims to raise awareness and understanding about autism, while also making sure policy makers know the importance of autism. www.ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk/
Toys for Tots The Toys for Tots Program collects new toys between October and December each year, and distributes them as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children. The goal of the charity is to deliver a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters helping them to become responsible, productive, patriotic citizens. www.toysfortots.org
Strahlemaennchen.de This is a registered non-profit association for children with serious illnesses and their families. Since 2010, it has been fulfilling the wishes of these afflicted children and their families. The charity helps with problems arising from a lack of health insurance as well as mitigating social and financial disadvantages to families. www.strahlemaennchen.de
Open Mind Festival The Open Mind Festival is an annual event, taking place in the historical market square of Gräfenberg, near Nuremberg. The festival is the response to years of Nazi violence and stands for human rights, democracy, acceptance and tolerance. www.openmindfestival.de
Netzpolitik.org Netzpolitik.org is a platform for digital right and digital culture, addressing issues around mass surveillance, open source software, data protection, privacy and net neutrality. www.netzpolitik.org