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Wings of Hope in a time of need
When James Baudzus from Macquarie's Financial Management Group in Sydney was looking to volunteer his time for a cause that resonated with him a few years ago, he encountered Wings of Hope, a charity which helps people bereaved by suicide.
Fighting hunger one rescued meal at a time
When Julia Hilbert and Kanya Po from Macquarie’s Commodities and Global Markets Division encouraged the New York office to participate in City Harvest’s Skip Lunch Fight Hunger (SLFH) campaign, the request was simple – will you walk a day in someone else’s shoes and skip a meal?
Fitness and fundraising: the perfect pair
Staff in the Macquarie Hong Kong office are volunteering and fundraising in different ways to address an issue many employees feel passionate about – modern slavery.
Results, action, impact on cancer charity
The work that Craig Rowland and the Business Improvement and Strategy (BIS) team do at Macquarie to help people increase their effectiveness has also been valuable for the Children’s Cancer Institute of Australia, a charity working to help cure childhood cancer.
Hot chocolate run helps sick kids
Kishor Daga has raised around $1,500, including Macquarie Group Foundation matching, for Ronald McDonald House through the Hot Chocolate run.
Driven to raise money for girls' home
Two Macquarie employees in Mumbai, Alex Johnson and Rohit Shah, recognised that investing in a new car could help save the orphanage a large amount of money each month in fuel and repair, and free up resources for the 30 girls who live there.
Structured mentoring sees students succeeding
Compared to typical business mentoring expectations around ‘introducing students to the world of work’, the young women who senior Macquarie London employee Pilar Gonzalez is mentoring have enjoyed a slightly different experience.
Applications open for Macquarie’s $100,000 Social Innovation Award
The Macquarie Group Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Macquarie Group, is inviting nominations for the 2017 Macquarie Social Innovation Award.
CLinked collaboration improves compliance
An initial three-month project to help an anti-trafficking charity set a sustainable growth path grew into a longer volunteering effort for Macquarie’s Michael Tan, whose work normally centres on corporate reporting and business analysis in Singapore.