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Fitness fans get physical for good causes
It doesn’t take much to get the competitive spirit flowing when colleagues gather around to watch their workmates undertake a physical challenge, as Macquarie Jacksonville employee Michael Atack discovered when he coordinated an office rowing challenge for charity recently.
How falling over (for the sighted) can help the blind
Would you know how much money to hand over to a shopkeeper if you couldn’t see? Or make your way around roadblocks in the street? Or identify what that gushing sound is close by?
Shared pasts tell stories with an eye to the future
More than 50 guests attended the launch of the #SharedPasts exhibition hosted at Macquarie recently, following a collaboration between Macquarie grant partner Justice Centre Hong Kong and photographer Xyza Cruz Bacani.
Just say the Word and Excel: Macquarie volunteers lead computer workshops
Macquarie volunteers leading Excel and Word workshops proved a hit with students at Gurgaon non-profit Agrasar.
Bats and boots break down barriers
Young or old, sport is a great leveller. For Macquarie Perth employees who partnered with non-profit the Clontarf Foundation recently, it was cricket that brought them together with the young Indigenous men the organisation works with.
Stairs are the new black for mental health fundraising
Established in Sydney in 2015, the Macquarie Mad Dash stair run has caught the imagination of Macquarie staff and the event this year spread its wings with a Mad Dash also held in Macquarie’s London offices.
More jobs than meet the eye for local high schoolers
‘Work hard at school and see the pay-off with a good job later’ is the key message Juan Miguel Custodio hopes high school students absorbed, following a workshop he recently helped coordinate through the BIG Alliance’s Mentoring Works program at Macquarie.
Birthday bash for ‘love over hate’
Macquarie employee Rosemary Hannah celebrated a milestone birthday recently by throwing a big party – with a few non-standard trimmings.
Running or walking, the power’s in the doing
In 2015, Macquarie Sydney employee and 2016 Volunteer of the Year David Fahy travelled to the US to compete in the Boston Marathon, in the process raising more than $16,000 with Macquarie Group Foundation matching for a purpose-built vocational classroom in western Sydney for marginalised students.