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Successful Fantastic Visit to Freiburg

The season of our Fantastic Visits also opened this week. For the occasion, we followed the visit of the Lower Town of Fribourg with joyful residents of the EMS Les Marronniers (Tertianum) who came from Martigny on Friday to discover the history and the old walls and cobbled streets of the old Fribourg, right on […]

Shirley Robertson: «They really enjoyed sailing»

Shirley Robertson, double British Olympic sailing champion, gave two of the young participants in our “Skipper Without Limits” programme, Maëva and Antoine, the great pleasure of giving them some tips. This was during an excursion on board of our catamaran in the company of the women’s crew of the Sailing Squad coached by the experienced […]

On your waistcoats, ready, sail!

The sailing season just begun for the beneficiaries of JUST for Smiles – and everyone is already looking forward to it. After wintering and a thorough overhaul, our five catamarans in the ports of Rolle, Bouveret, Estavayer-le-Lac and Neuchâtel, as well as in Zurich, have been relaunched, ready to welcome our beneficiaries for the summer […]

Just for Smiles – heart partner of the Bol d’Or Mirabaud 2023

As the organiser of BOM 2023 announces in today’s newsletter, our Foundation will be present in the Rade de Genève as its heart partner during the weekend of the regatta on Lake Geneva. This is an opportunity to show our know-how and promote the inclusion of people with disabilities. For the second time, the JUST […]

Véronique Bornand-Sickenberg, Vice President of the Foundation Council 2023

The spring of 2023 brings changes to our Foundation Council. Appointment, departures and arrival. After the departure of Georg E. Paltzer, Véronique Bornand-Sickenberg has been appointed Vice President of the Just for Smiles Foundation Council. Christian Bonhôte, also a long-standing member, has left the Council at the end of 2022. At the same time, a […]

Discover our Activity Report 2022

Discover the year 2022 of Just for Smiles in text and images in our 2022 Activity Report. In the 2022 edition of our annual report (available only in French and German), you will discover our services, as well as the activities of the past year and those who benefited from them. This is done through […]

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Women and girls with disabilites are ten times more exposed to sexual violences

While the theme of this International Women’s Rights Day 2023 was digital inequality, other themes related to inequality and discrimination of women and girls were not forgotten. Like the doubly sad reality recalled by Handicap International (Switzerland)*: while 35% of women and girls worldwide are exposed to physical, emotional or sexual violence by their partner […]

A warm handover in Aumont (FR)

On the first of February, we received a lovely cheque from Sylvia Volery-Morattel. At the Christmas market in Aumont (FR), which she organises, she collected donations for Just for Smiles by selling chalet soup, tea and mulled wine last december. In addition, the generous craftswoman donated 10% of the sales of her handmade pottery to […]


The ski season is open!

The 2023 ski season starts today for our beneficiaries, who have already been waiting impatiently for it. The 2023 ski season starts today and tomorrow for our beneficiaries in French and German-speaking Switzerland, children and adults who love the thrill of skiing, snowy landscapes and the great outdoors. We wish them a great season and lots […]

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Just for Smiles is a “Sustainable Company”

Shortly before Christmas, our Foundation was ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified and thus received the label “Sustainable Company TM” – a great present for the end of the year! After an ISO certification process lasting several months (see below), our Foundation received this label. Although the concept of a sustainable company is still little […]

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About the foundation

Gliding through the snow, riding the waves, taking in the fresh air of the great outdoors, experiencing the exhilaration of speed: Just for Smiles is a Foundation with a public interest status that gives children, teenagers and adults with restricted mobility the opportunity to enjoy all the excitation and freedom of outdoor activities.

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