Swiss Quakers - Aid
However also the older Vienneses was helped. The Swiss Quakers - help
organized packages for old people over 65 years. A package contained foods with
about 8.000 calories and weighed 2 kg. 18.833 packages arrived. Besides 52.275
kg potatoes were distributed as well as 13.120 kg fruit. The Quakers organized
initiatives to help old people in 4 Viennese districts.
So 3.350 persons could be helped. The there distributed lunch had 700
calories. Besides the Swiss Quakershilfe involved in the drive "Help the
Old", a initiative of the community Vienna. In 17th district of Vienna,
inDornbach, the Swiss Quakers pusued a children's hostile for 50 children aged
between 6 and 16 years, which were taken in for 3 months.
Worth mentioning is the help the Swiss Quakers against tuberculosis (TBC)
through the distribution of foodpackets with 7.400 calories each. These packages
were distributed at tuberculosis-patients, who were over 60 years, whereby the
expenditure took place in always changing districts. To end 1946 12.985 kg food
arrived and 2.389 kg textiles and shoes and other goodies.
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