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Donation for a Good Cause

astora supports the emergency ambulance for babies of the ASB Kassel and Northern Hesse

Kassel. astora is once again actively involved in the social sector at Christmas time: the company supports the emergency ambulance for babies of the Workers' Samaritan Federation Germany (ASB) Kassel and Northern Hesse with a Christmas donation of 5,000 euro. „Thanks to this generous donation, we can now realise the intended purchase of a new neonatal ECG “, Michael Hillmann, 1. Chairman of the ASB Kassel and Northern Hesse, says gratefully.

„As a local company we believe supporting children to be a charity close to our hearts. Therefore, we are proud to dedicate this year´s Christmas donation to the emergency ambulance for newborn babies“, Andreas Renner, managing director of astora, confirms. „We are convinced of this unique project because the emergency ambulance is specifically fitted for the needs of newborns and funded by donations only“.

The first emergency ambulance for babies in the northern region of Hesse was launched in the seventies. Equipped with pneumatic shock absorbers at both rear wheels and an anti-vibration transport incubator, the current vehicle fits the needs for the medical care of premature and newborn infants. The emergency ambulance for babies is predominantly used for emergency transfers from hospitals in the north of Hesse, the southern part of Lower Saxony and in the east of North Rhine-Westphalia to the Department of Paediatrics of the Kassel Clinical Center and the University Paediatric Clinics of Göttingen and Gießen-Marburg.

astora GmbH & Co. KG, based in Kassel, Germany, is one of the largest natural gas storage operators in Europe. The company maintains one of the largest natural gas storage facilities in Western Europe at Rehden in Northern Germany, which has a working gas volume of more than four billion cubic metres. In addition, the storage company also holds capacities in the second largest storage facility in Central Europe, located in Haidach, Austria. In order to secure natural gas supplies to Europe, the company is currently developing the Jemgum natural gas storage facility on the German-Dutch border.




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