Orange sale

Bénévoles suisses Tdh- vente d'oranges

Refuel with vitamins and energy to help children

Every spring, the streets of Swiss towns and cities are filled with vitamins and energy during the traditional orange sale organised by Terre des hommes. A tasty and colourful event that improves the rights of children and young people the world over.  The orange sale also adds a little zest to your life, and the lives of those around you. You can find our fund-raising oranges in the workplace, on local streets or indeed online, and fill up on energy and freshness.

The 2024 orange sale in figures

1000 volunteers

took part in the largest street sale held in Switzerland

900 businesses

supported us by buying one or more boxes of oranges

160’000 oranges

sold in total to support our projects for children

Envie de t’engager en tant que bénévole? Participe à notre vente d’oranges.

Once upon a time... the tale of the orange

Back in 1962, a foundation employee decided to put volunteers to work collecting donations by selling oranges on the streets of Lausanne. This event was to become embedded in the foundation’s DNA, and orange the fruit became orange the colour of our logo.

Vente d'oranges - archive
Vente d'oranges - archive

The orange sale now

More than 60 years later, our orange sale has become a real symbol of social responsibility across Switzerland. Nowadays, you can boost children’s rights in a number of ways, as our oranges are found not only out in the streets, but also in workplaces and online.

Vente d'oranges en Suisse
Vente d'oranges en Suisse

Once upon a time... the tale of the orange

Back in 1962, a foundation employee decided to put volunteers to work collecting donations by selling oranges on the streets of Lausanne. This event was to become embedded in the foundation’s DNA, and orange the fruit became orange the colour of our logo.

Vente d'oranges - archive
Vente d'oranges - archive

The orange sale now

More than 60 years later, our orange sale has become a real symbol of social responsibility across Switzerland. Nowadays, you can boost children’s rights in a number of ways, as our oranges are found not only out in the streets, but also in workplaces and online.

Vente d'oranges en Suisse
Vente d'oranges en Suisse

Take a stand... a vitamin stand 

In March, brightly-coloured stalls will be found in more than 150 locations across Switzerland to spread the orange energy around to passers-by. 

Do you feel empathy for our cause? Then please get involved by selling oranges in your town or village, and demonstrate your support for children’s rights.

Ventes d'oranges - Merci
Ventes d'oranges - Merci

Oranges await

In March 2024, fill up with vitamins and contribute to our children’s aid projects by buying some fine oranges locally. Our volunteers will be delighted to sell you an orange at 3 CHF each, with all proceeds going towards our work. 

If you love oranges and want to help improve the lives of children and young people, then pop along to one of our stalls. 

Our oranges 

Bursting with sunshine and slightly tangy, Tdh’s oranges come from Valencia, Spain, where they are grown by Frupal SL, which has been producing oranges for more than three generations. Frupal has certification from GLOBAL.G.A.P. and is audited by GRASP, a label guaranteeing environmentally-friendly production and a responsible approach to workers’ health and safety.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us, we will be delighted to give you an answer.