The Magpie Trust - 2014 Donations

Julia Chapman 17 December 2014 Category: Charity

Altair Partners, via The Magpie Trust has agreed a commitment to CSR, and has made contributions throughout 2014, totalling £12,500 to the following local and international charities:-

Brighter Futures Jersey

A charity that works in partnership with Jersey Parenting Support Service.  Their aim is to provide children, families and young people the opportunity to be safe, healthy and happy enabling them to have brighter futures.  www.brighterfutures.org.je

De Mond Gymnastics Academy

DMGA are a local gymnastic club looking to raise money to re-install and refurbish their new training facility and to help with the travel costs of their young gymnastics who recently attended the Hampshire County and National competitions.  www.dmga.co.uk

Disaster Emergency Committee

The DEC brings 13 UK leading charities together in times of crisis:  Action Aid, Age International, British Red Cross, CAFOD, Care International, Christian Aid, Concern Worldwide, Islamic Relief, Oxfam, Plan UK, Save the Children, Tearfund and World Vision; all collectively raising money to reach those in need quickly.  www.dec.org.uk

Justice & Care

Justice and Care rescues and supports victims of trafficking, slavery and other abuse.  They work internationally with governments and law enforcement agencies, focusing on prevention, protection and prosecution. www.justiceandcare.com 

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

The JDRF fund research to cure, treat and prevent type 1 diabetes and provide information for children, adults and parents living with the condition, at all stages at diagnosis and beyond.  www.jdrf.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support is a charity that helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need.  They help carers, families and communities and fund nurses and other specialty health care professionals and build cancer care centres.  www.macmillan.org.uk

Thai Children's Trust

Helps provide a home, education and future for more than 3,000 children in Thailand and reaches out to thousands more children through various health and nutrition projects.  www.thaichildrentrust.org.uk

The Company of Dogs

The COD is a local charity set up to save dogs from kill stations in Spain and to bring them to Jersey to find new owners and to give them a better life.  www.thecompanyofdogsjersey.org

The Malala Fund

The Malala Fund invests in early stage or small organizations that are led by local leaders. They make grants that help organizations scale their impact to lead to systems level change in the country. They believe in the power of local leaders and entrepreneurs and aim to support and amplify their work through their partnerships.  www.malala.org

The Shelter Trust

The Shelter Trust is the largest provider of services for homeless people in Jersey, which offers shelter, support and a way forward.  At present they offer accommodation for over 80 homeless people from 4 sites around St Helier and St Saviour.  www.shelter.org.je

Room to Read

Transforms the lives of millions of children in Africa and Asia by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education.  Working in collaboration with local communities, partner’s organisations and governments, they develop literacy skills and a habit of reading amongst primary school children, and support girls to complete secondary school with the relevant life skills to succeed in school and beyond.  www.roomtoread.org

Wetwheels Jersey

Wetwheels Jersey is a specially equipped catamaran motorboat designed to enable disabled and socially disadvantaged people of all ages to experience the wonderful seascape around Jersey.  www.wetwheels.je

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