Macquarie Sports enhances the fitness and wellbeing of young people through sporting clinics and associated programs.
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Stay up to date with the latest news on how Macquarie staff and the Foundation are helping to strengthen communities.
Charity support mulled over on island trek
As a way of ramping up community fundraising in Macquarie’s Glasgow office this year, a 13-strong group of staff completed a 13-mile sponsored walk on the Isle of Mull recently.
Helping children on the other side of the world
When Christin Swainson was searching for a cause to support, Diadema Social Centre in Brazil struck a particular chord.
Tech advice adds value to HOPE
When Steve Jaconetti put his hand up to help The HOPE Program in New York, he wanted to provide the most relevant assistance he could to the organisation.
Changing lives on and off the track
Every Thursday night Jodie Chan runs alongside refugees supported by non-profit Free to Run.
IT, HR and overseas research benefit young mums and babies
For nearly 30 years Mother's Choice in Hong Kong has supported more than 51,000 young women, cared for 3,600 babies and assisted with 1,400 successful adoption cases.
Running groups give a leg-up to homeless people
By organising running groups in Perth and Melbourne parks, community organisation On My Feet aims to encourage self-sufficiency among the long-term unemployed and people who have experienced homelessness.
In the business of giving hope
In a four-bedroom home in Kensington, Johannesburg, live 48 girls aged 12 months to 20 years. Every spare wall has a bunk bed against it and they share one bathroom. Many of the girls are orphans, have HIV/AIDS or experienced trafficking and other exploitations.
Cancer patients benefit from curling treatment
Sliding marble stones across a sheet of ice has helped raise more than $C26,000 for rural Canadian cancer patients who need to travel long distances to their nearest specialist hospital, thanks to the fundraising support of Macquarie’s New York-based employee Trevor Bechervaise.