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Stay up to date with the latest news on how Macquarie staff and the Foundation are helping to strengthen communities.
Vendor courage inspires record-breaking effort
During last year’s International Vendor Week, Macquarie’s Sheryl Weil sold 147 copies of The Big Issue magazine in 30 minutes - a record-breaking figure.
Civil rights inspiration for multi-volunteering
Philadelphia boasts the largest Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Day event in the country, with more than 140,000 volunteers participating in over 1,800 service projects in last year’s Day of Service.
Charity kicking goals for youth
As a charity that works with young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, one of the numbers Leadership Through Sport & Business (LTSB) is most proud of is that almost all of its recent graduates strongly agree with the statement “LTSB is essential to my current success”.
Purses opened for Cambodian school
A team of Macquarie staff and clients from Hong Kong recently travelled to Cambodia with non-profit organisation Samaritan’s Purse to view the building of a school they helped fund.
Dream come true for Macquarie intern
During his three-month internship at Macquarie’s Melbourne office, Mahinder worked in the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets division.
The career track helping Indigenous and refugee students
Before Brandon Grosse arrived for his first day at his internship with Macquarie Group, he didn’t really know what to expect but anticipated it would be “a bit harsh, somewhat unforgiving and quite strict”.
Taking risks seriously for non-profit return
A large financial services company like Macquarie Group may not seem as if it has much in common with a small social sector organisation but some threats are ubiquitous, according to Fiona Walkerden from Macquarie’s operational risk team in Sydney.
“Not that hard to give up your lunchtime for kids!”
When Lily, a student at Plunkett St Primary School, was in Year 1, she would sometimes try to impress her ‘Big Buddy’ Melissa Mendez by ‘reading’ her picture books upside down.