Transparency is important to us. For being part of the Transparent Civil Society Initiative we commit ourselves to provide the following information and to keep it up to date.
Further questions & answers about United4Rescue, the alliance, our work and civil sea rescue can be found in our FAQs. If you still have a question, please feel free to contact us at .
Name, registered office, address and year of foundation
United4Rescue – Gemeinsam retten e.V.
Herrenhäuser Str. 12, 30419 Hannover
Year of foundation: 2019
Register of associations: VR 203237
Vera Kannegießer (Managing Director)
Telefon: +49 30 75438541
United4Rescue is a non-profit, independent association that supports civil sea rescue in the Mediterranean and helps to save lives. At the same time, United4Rescue is a broad alliance of hundreds of organisations united by the conviction that people should not be allowed to drown. The alliance publicly advocates for sea rescue and safe escape routes and represents four demands.
You can download the complete statutes here (German).
You can find our funding criteria here.
Proof of non-profit status
You can view our proof of non-profit status here.
Name and function of decision-makers
It is important to us that your donation goes where it really makes a difference. In our current annual report 2021, you can find out how we have succeeded in doing this. Here we make ourselves and our work transparent — and show how your donations help save lives. You can find all our annual reports here.
The association currently (as of 22.8.2023) consists of eleven people, four of whom form the board of directors. All members of the association, including the board, work exclusively on a voluntary basis. Two full-time and one part-time employee work in the office. Information about the association and the office can be found here.
Information on the origin and use of funds
Detailed information on the origin and use of the funds can be found in the current annual report (p. 22-25).
Affiliation with third parties under company law
Names of persons whose annual payments account for more than 10% of the total annual budget