managed by V. Mellinghaus (Communication)
The American Women’s Club of Düsseldorf e.V. (“Club”) shall pursue, exclusively and directly,
social and charitable goals within the meaning of the section of the German tax laws defining
A. The purpose of the Club is:
1. To advance international understanding; to assist Americans and their families living in
the Düsseldorf area; to provide support as they adjust to life in Germany; to advance
cultural exchanges among Americans, Germans, and other nationalities; and to inform
members about issues of interest to Americans;
2. To support education, the upbringing of minors, the care of the elderly, and the
assistance of those in need within the scope of Section 53 of the German Tax Code
B. The above Constitutional purpose shall be realized as follows:
1. Section A.1 shall be primarily attained through lectures, seminars, conventions,
information stands, exhibitions, and publications.
2. Section A.2 shall be realized by the donation of Club funds to public organizations or
non-profit tax-exempt organizations in direct and exclusive pursuit of the above
C. The Club is a non-profit organization. It does not pursue economic gain as its primary goal.
Funds of the Club shall only be used in pursuit of the purpose stated above. Members
shall receive no payment from the Club that is not in accordance with the purpose of the
organization nor receive a disproportionately high salary for services rendered to the Club.
With this last transfer, we are closing out the 2016-2017 AWCD Charity Fund drive. All monies collected will go to benefit KinderschutzAmbulanz and the English International Library of Düsseldorf.