On December 17, 2011, H.S.H. Princess Charlene of Monaco attended the Ein Herz für Kinder (Heart of the Children) television fundraising gala in Berlin, Germany. Ein Herz für Kinder is one of the most successful fundraisers on German television. This year over 75 celebrities will participate as well as support the fundraising gala including Princess Charlene’s friend, Franziska von Almsick, Boris Becker, Senta Berger, Maria Furtwängler, Maite Kelly, Johannes B. Kerner, Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko, Herbert Knaup, Sonya Kraus, Kai plum, Jörg Pilawa, Birgit Schrowange, Sophia and Simone Thomalla Natalia Wörner and Bettina Zimmermann.
During the event, Princess Charlene was awarded the Golden Heart for her dedication to humanitarian causes specifically her longstanding commitment to charities that aid children and adolescents. In her acceptance speech the princess stated:
… tonight my thanks go to this wonderful organization, Heart of the Children, this Golden Heart Award means so much to me… Thank you. I accept this award with great pride and joy on behalf of the countless volunteers who work so hard to help protect children in need everywhere and every day…
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To watch videos from the event please click here (Princess Charlene’s speech) and here.
Photo sent to TRC courtesy of Montblanc. Thank you! 🙂