Chancerygate donates £43,000 to charities across 2020

Our CSR programme aims to fundraise throughout the year for charities selected by our team, with supported charities having personal meaning to several of our employees. This year £43,000 was raised and donated to the following charities:

  • Food4Heroes
  • Mind
  • North Paddington Foodbank
  • Sands
  • Andrew Grene Foundation
  • LandAid

Learn more about our chosen charities and see what they had to say:

Food4Heroes deliver meals to frontline NHS staff and local communities via foodbanks, providing nutritious, healthy meals to those in need.

“We are thrilled that Chancerygate has made such an incredibly generous contribution to Food4Heroes new venture. The donation allows for the provision of 1,250 meals, which will provide a foodbank with enough freshly cooked meals for a whole month!”

  • The Bridges Property team

Mind provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem whilst campaigning to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

“On behalf of Mind I wanted to thank Chancerygate for your kind and generous donation of £1000. We are incredibly grateful for your support. Last year, our network of over 140 local Minds in England and Wales supported over 425,000 people through services such as counselling, back to work mentoring, and therapy. Our three helplines answered almost 100,000 calls, and 16.7 million people visited the mental health information pages of our Mind website. 41,000 people received direct support through our online community Elefriends, which users describe as ‘life-saving’.

  • Megan Earl, Corporate Partnerships Team, Mind

North Paddington Foodbank (NPFB) was set up as an increasing number of people are experiencing situations where they have little to no money to purchase food and essentials. The NPFB provides food to those in need.

“On average, an emergency food package costs North Paddington Foodbank £12.08. This donation will help us to support over 200 people over the Christmas period, our busiest time of the year. We are very grateful for the support Chancerygate has shown us, with special thanks to Tom Faulkner and James Tinkler for their help making deliveries for us these past months.”

  • The NPFB Team

Sands works to reduce the number of babies dying and to improve care and support for anyone affected by the death of a baby.

“Sands is extremely grateful for this wonderful donation from Chancerygate. This generous gift will contribute to Sands’ valuable work to support families and NHS staff who need us now more than ever. Thank you to the team at Chancerygate for making our life changing work possible”

  • Daniel Brett-Schneider, Director of Income and Engagement at Sands

The Andrew Grene Foundation’s mission it to give the people of Haiti the resources to develop themselves through education and microfinance. The Andrew Grene High School was built in 2011 and provides full-time education to over 250 students aged 11 – 19. The microfinance project assists women in remote areas of Haiti loans to grow their small businesses, allowing women to work themselves out of poverty and support their families.

“For the past seven years, Chancerygate have made significant donations to the work of the Andrew Grene Foundation in Haiti. We have a high school in Cite Soleil, which is educating 253 students from the age of 11-19, and a micro finance operation in the south. To date we have been able to assist 2600 rural Haitian women. The donations Chancerygate have made have been put toward teaching salaries and PPE for the school and microfinance branch.”

  • Jane Holden, Director of Fundraising, Andrew Grene Foundation

LandAid is the property industry charity that works to give grants which fund projects creating safe, secure and affordable accommodation for young homeless people. For more than 86,000 young people in the UK, homelessness is the dangerous reality of their lives, LandAid directly impacts the lives of young people, providing them with a safe space to call home.

“LandAid is a property centric charity with the specific objective of ending youth homelessness in the UK. I joined the North West board of the charity three years ago as I wanted to positively contribute to tackling the issue in my area. The very generous donation from Chancerygate will help finance projects such as the recent part funding of the De Paul charity’s renovation of a building in South Manchester which provides safe supported accommodation for over 900 young vulnerable people each year.”

  • Chris Brown, Development Manager, Chancerygate

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