Contact us

Do you have any questions or comments about donations or bequests? Our team is available to answer your enquiry from Monday to Friday. We look forward to hearing from you!

Donations and bequests department

Quellenhofweg 25
33617 Bielefeld

0521 144-3600


Contact for estate matters

0521 144-4777


Bethel stamp centre

Quellenhofweg 25
33617 Bielefeld

0521 144-3600


Donations in kind / Bethel collection of crumbs

An der Tonkuhle 1
33617 Bielefeld

0521 144-3779


Donation account

v. Bodelschwingh Foundation Bethel

Sparkasse Bielefeld
DE48 4805 0161 0000 0040 77

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Address for use with a sat nav

Are you planning to drive to the Donations department? Please enter the following address into your sat nav:

Quellenhofweg 25, 33617 Bielefeld

Travelling by car

Motorway A2 from Dortmund turn off at the Bielefeld junction onto the A33 towards Osnabrück/Bielefeld. After approx. 4 km, take the Bielefeld-Zentrum exit onto Ostwestfalendamm/B61. Follow the road until the exit towards Johannistal/Bethel. Keep right and turn right again onto Arthur-Ladebeck-Straße. At the 2nd set of traffic lights, Quellenhofweg branches off to the left. At the first set of traffic lights, turn off onto Gadderbaumer Straße and at the second set of traffic lights, turn off onto Quellenhofweg. You will reach the village of Bethel via both roads.

Motorway A2 from Hannover Exit Bielefeld-Ost. Turn right onto the B66 towards the centre. After 4.2 km turn left from Detmolder Straße into Osningstraße (signposted "Bi-Brackwede"). Continue following these signs and turn right into Bodelschwinghstraße and after 1.7 km turn right into Quellen hofweg (signposted "Bethel"). After 2.2 km you will reach Dankort on the right.

The v. Bodelschwingh Foundation Bethel and the City of Bielefeld jointly manage the car park in the village of Bethel. The parking spaces of the City of Bielefeld can be used from 8 am to 6 pm with a parking disc (parking duration max. 2 hours) or with a valid parking ticket (machine in Kantensiek). For the signposted car parks of the v. Bodelschwinghschen Stiftungen Bethel, a day pass is required on weekdays for a fee. It can be obtained at the reception in Dankort and at Königsweg 1 at the gate of the main administration as well as in the Bethel bookshop.

Travelling by train

Bethel can be reached from Bielefeld main station by tram line 1 (direction Senne). Get off at Bethel (Bethel Head Office) or Friedrich-List-Straße (Dankort Public Relations).

Bus routes in Bethel

In Bethel, bus route 122 makes a total of 16 stops. The Bielefeld buses start at the Gadderbaum Bethel stop and also end there after their round trip. Stops include Gilead I/II, Gadderbaum Children's Hospital, Gadderbaum Freudental and Gadderbaum Abendlicht. You can find the complete route here.

We hope you have a good journey!