Your donation pushes our vision

Admittedly: Our vision is ambitious and will probably take some time to be realized. But we are prepared to take the many small steps to the end. Will you help us with this?

Equipment for the humanilog rescue balloon

We still need material to carry out further training and prepare for the first deployment.

Among other things, we need donations for our training balloon, as it is worth buying in the long term. We can also spare our current humanilog rescue balloon. We are also in need of donations for a trailer, IBC containers, round slings, lashing straps, ratchets and a high-quality lamp for our lighting unit.

Support training for our rescue balloon

We have already successfully completed three training sessions this year (2023) with the help of donations. Next year are
Further training sessions are planned in various areas to prepare us for different deployment scenarios and to continuously improve the system.

Among other things, we need donations for the hydrogen bundles, training courses and travel, accommodation and catering costs for the volunteers involved.

Your donation helps...

… Moving relief supplies around the world more efficiently, making logistics more sustainable and making charitable organizations digitally fit. And you also give our full-time and volunteer employees a sense of security. For example, we were only able to realize the following projects thanks to your donations:

Frequently asked questions about donating:

A bank transfer to our account is our preferred method as it does not incur any additional fees.

Owner: Humanitarian Logistics Organization e.V.
Account: 2048405700
SORT CODE: 43060967
IBAN: DE21 4306 0967 2048 4057 00
Bank: GLS Gemeinschaftsbank eG
Purpose: Donation HLO

Sure, you can! Simply use the donation button at the top of this page. However, there are quite considerable fees (1.2% of the amount plus 0.35 euros), so that less of the donation remains.

If you are unable or unwilling to make a bank transfer, you can also send us cash. You can drop by our office on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 am to 5 pm.

Humanitarian Logistics Organization e. V.
Schnackenburgallee 11
22525 Hamburg

It is also possible to deposit cash directly into our account at bank branches, but this sometimes costs fees. If you would like to deduct the donation from your taxes, please ask for a receipt.

Amounts up to 200 euros can be claimed from the tax office without a donation receipt (donation receipt). You will need your bank statement and the exemption text below (§ 50 para. 2 no. 2 letter b. EStDV) from Humanitarian Logistics Organization e.V.

You can print out the exemption text here and submit it to the tax office together with your bank statement on which the donation to Humanitarian Logistics Organization e.V. is listed.

“Confirmation of donations within the meaning of § 10b of the Income Tax Act to one of the organizations listed in § 5 para. 1 No. 9 of the German Corporation Tax Act (Körperschaftsteuergesetz)

We (Humanitarian Logistics Organization e.V.) are registered for the promotion of science and research, disaster control and development cooperation according to the last notice of exemption we received or according to the annex to the corporation tax assessment of the tax office for corporations I Hamburg-Nord, StNr 17/430/15815, dated 10.02.2014 according to § 5 para. 1 No. 9 of the German Corporation Tax Act (Körperschaftsteuergesetz) and from trade tax in accordance with Section 3 No. 6 of the German Trade Tax Act (Gewerbesteuergesetz).

It is confirmed that the grant will only be used to promote science and research, civil protection and development cooperation.”

Up to EUR 200, the above certificate together with the bank statement is valid as proof for the deduction of contributions (donations). For donations over 200 euros, you will receive a donation receipt from us, provided we know your address.

Please note: A simplified proof of donation is not possible for donations via Paypal – even for donations under 200 euros. We will automatically send you the required donation receipt.

Donations over 200 euros must be documented by a donation receipt issued by the recipient (Humanitarian Logistics Organization e.V.). If you would like such a certificate, please fill in the form below. Donation receipts are always issued for a calendar year in the following year.

Other ways to support us:

Donation in kind

Are you looking for logistical support for shipping donations in kind? Or do you have donations in kind to spare? We help! Organizations that need donations in kind are also welcome. Your donations will find a suitable place with us.


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