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As 2018 comes to a close, we think of the local charities and community organisations that we were pleased to support during the year.

Across the company our people have been fundraising and providing pro-bono activities for many local charities and groups that help the less fortunate in our communities. 

Here are just some of those organisations:

Baking treats for the Children

China:
Shanghai Healing Home is a non-profit foster home providing pre and post-surgical care to orphaned children with surgically correctable conditions. (Pictured: Baking treats for Healing Home)

Singapore: 
Food from the Heart reaches out to the less fortunate through a food distribution programme and through the distribution of toys and birthday celebrations.

Volunteering at Cheeverstown House

Dublin: 
Cheeverstown House enables people with an intellectual disability to have full and meaningful lives through person centered services in partnership with their families. (Pictured: Working to transform the garden at Cheeverstown House)

Belgium: 
Verto is a local sports organisation that organises holiday camps for children and teens with learning and physical disabilities.

 

Poland: 
Sobieradzik Children's Home in Wojcieszów provides a loving home for 33 children ranging in age from 0 to 18 years. (Pictured: Christmas gifts for the children)

Czech Republic and Slovakia:
Dagmar Children's Home in Brno provides care, education and a healthy upbringing for children and youths aged 3 to 19.

Volunteering at Second Harvest Food Bank in Santa Clara

Santa Clara: 
As one of the largest food banks in the USA, Second Harvest Food Bank provides food to nearly a quarter of a million people each month, working to end hunger in our community. (Pictured: Volunteering at SHFB's processing facility)

Boston:
House of Hope assists homeless families in Massachusetts in gaining stable accommodation, from emergency shelter to permanent housing. 

Gearing up for cycle challenge

Cork: 
The Loughmahon Corporate Cycle Challenge aims to provide valuable help to local causes. This was the third year of the challenge and €23,000 was recently donated, in conjunction with Cork Foundation, to six local causes. (Pictured: Cylists gear up for the 120km challenge)

India:
the Government High School in Domlor near our Bangalore office provides education to children from disadvantaged backgrounds.

 

Christmas Cake Sale for the Honey Pot Charity

UK: 
The Honeypot Children’s Charity provides respite breaks and outreach support to children at risk and young carers. (Pictured:Christmas cake sale for honeypot)