2020, Düsseldorf / Global
Global solidarity program


The programme includes a donation to the WHO and United Nations funds and other organisations: The Foundation is donating €2 million to various relief funds and organizations to help fight the pandemic. The Fritz Henkel Foundation has donated one million euros directly to the Solidarity Fund of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Foundation for the United Nations (UN). This donation went toward protective equipment for healthcare workers, equipping diagnostic laboratories, improving data collection and analysis, setting up and maintaining intensive care units, and accelerating research and development of potential vaccines and therapies. The Fritz Henkel Foundation also made a further donation of one million euros to directly support various organizations and partners around the world and to encourage the voluntary personal commitment of employees in the fight against the crisis.

In addition to the provision of hand disinfectants, the support includes soap and protective equipment as well as detergents, disinfectants and other household cleaners.

  • Donation of 1 million euros to the COVID 19 Fund of the WHO and UN Foundation
  • Donation of 1 million euros to other organizations
  • Donation of 5 million body and household hygiene products
  • Production and donation of disinfectants