"The patient is called family" is the leading phrase marking the acting of the clinic in Tannheim. After a hard time, children suffering from cancer, cardiac diseases or mucoviscidosis and their relatives shall get new power and courage by drawing on the integral medical therapeutical treatment approach of the clinic. The VfB Stuttgart and the rehab clinic are linked through a partnership existing since 1993. Then, the former VfB president Gerhard Mayer-Vorfelder called out for a fundraising campaign for the construction of the rehab clinic. Within four years, the great amout of half a million D-Mark was raised. With the official opening of the rehab clinic in 1997, the VfB House (young rehab) was inaugurated and the football club took over the godparentship. In summer, when VfB players visited the clinic, the first treatment room in a red and white VfB design was inaugurated - the feedback was so great that more treatment rooms shall be rearranged in red and white.