This year we have committed to donate £75,000 split between the following chosen charities:
Teenage Cancer Trust
We believe, every company must not only deliver financial performance but also has a responsibility to show how it makes a positive contribution to society. Part of this is the mutably beneficial alliance between charities and business which greatly enriches our society. Here are some of the charities that will benefit from our £75,000 donation this year.
Save the Children
Save the Children was established in the United Kingdom in 1919 in order to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is the largest charity that saves lives at sea around the coasts of the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, as well as on some inland waterways.
Crisis is the UK national charity for homeless people. The charity offers year-round education, employment, housing and well-being services from centres in London, Newcastle, Oxford, Edinburgh and Merseyside, called Crisis Skylight Centres.
Retina UK (RP Fighting Blindness) support people affected by inherited progressive sight loss and we invest in medical research to ensure that people can lead a fulfilling life.
Christian Aid is the official relief and development agency of 41 Protestant and Orthodox churches in the UK and Ireland, and works to support sustainable development, stop poverty, support civil society and provide disaster relief in South America, the Caribbean, Africa and Asia including the Middle East.
Children's Air Ambulance
The Children's Air Ambulance is an air ambulance charity that transfers critically ill children from local hospitals to specialist paediatric centres throughout Great Britain. It also moves specialist teams and equipment to local hospitals when a child is too sick to travel.
British Red Cross
The British Red Cross Society is the United Kingdom body of the worldwide neutral and impartial humanitarian network the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The society was formed in 1870, and is a registered charity with more than 32,500 volunteers and 3,500 staff.
Samaritans is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland, often through their telephone helpline.
The Catholic Agency For Overseas Development, previously known as the Catholic Fund for Overseas Development, is the Catholic aid agency for England and Wales. It is an international aid agency working to alleviate poverty and suffering in developing countries.