Residential Land Charity Section

Residential Land are pleased to be a substantial donor to many charitable causes, this page details some of the worthy charities we support:

Team RL taking part in CEO Sleepout for homelessness

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On the 31st of October 2016 Emma Whitby-Smith, Head of Investments, Gaynor Whiting, Portfolio Manager, Frances Ward, Sales and Marketing Manager, David Keir, Investment Manager, James Short, FP & A Analyst, Andrew McKee, Investment Analyst and Alex Turner, FP & A Manager from Residential Land, will be sleeping out overnight at Lord’s cricket ground with 100 other people from the business community.

Team RL will be taking part to help raise vitally needed funds for the Cardinal Hume Centre’s work tackling poverty and homelessness. Last year over 1,400 people came to the Centre looking for help, advice and support as times became tougher for them and their families.

While sleeping out for this one night does not compare to the reality for those people who face it day in and day out, the act of solidarity will help highlight the issue of poverty and raise funds for the Centre’s work.

Please sponsor the Residential Land team taking pat in this CEO Sleepout and help send the message that homelessness and poverty should simply not exist in the modern world.

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Thank you very much for your support.

Residential Land sponsors Sir Tom Hunter’s ‘kiltwalk’

Residential Land is proud to sponsor Sir Tom Hunter’s great fundraising charity, ‘kiltwalk‘. Every year walkers unite to raise funds and pay tribute to the many amazing and brave children who have touched their lives. 100% of the funds raised go to children’s charities throughout Scotland, helping to support the vital work they do.

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Sir Tom Hunter

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Residential Land take to the sea!

At Residential Land, we are proud to support an array of charities and activities. In this case Residential Land is proud to support the efforts of individuals in the kite surfing world. This kite surfing pro was demonstrating his skills off the beautiful shores of Ibiza.

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Kite surfing pro in Ibiza

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Residential Land sponsors Refugee Cricket Project

Residential Land is proud to sponsor Refugee Cricket Project. Our donation has helped to get this project to a point where they are confident that the project’s future has refugee_landscape_bluebeen secured for at least two years. They have also been able to create a part time post for the project.

The combination of this and the money raised will enable to assist a significant number of separated refugee children and young people in relation to their immigration and welfare issues. At the same time the project will help them to be involved in and enjoy life in the UK through the sport they love.

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Supporting and helping to change lives of young women in Ukraine

 

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Back in 2012 Residential Land made a generous donation towards an emergency shelter to help homeless young women and girls at risk of HIV in Ukraine. The country has one of the of Europe’s worst AIDS epidemics with just 1 in 6 people infected with HIV on treatment – worse than in some African countries. 30% of women who live on the streets are estimated to be HIV positive.

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West London Day Centre

Residential Land made a difference for many  homeless Londoners this Christmas, by donating generously to the West London Day Centre.  Members of Residential Land Michelle Williams, Senior Project Manager and Lucy Metge, Design Assistant helped to raise and collect the donations. Our donations meant that 60 people left homeless could enjoy a three course lunch, prepared by a professional chef,  which really helped to make it a special festive treat.

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Residential Land becomes a Patron for The Children’s Trust charity

logo-fs8_13This year’s Children’s Trust Gala event was hosted by Nick and Holly Candy and was one of the first for the couple’s new charity which helps support children with disability, cancer and Alzheimer’s by raising money for research.  The event raised over £550,000 and Residential Land is proud to become a Patron for this charity, by donating generously.

Holly Candy, Ambassador for The Children’s Trust said: “The Children’s Trust is one of those amazing places you know would be there to help should the worst happen”

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Residential Land is a proud main sponsor of GWCT “Macnab” Ball 2015

dorchesterResidential Land have proudly sponsored this year’s GWCT “Macnab” Ball that was organised by Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust and held at the luxurious Dorchester Hotel on Wednesday 18 November. Residential Land  was a main sponsor of the event and contributed to the £165,000 raised for the Trust, throughout the evening.  It was the 36th annual ball and was an enormous success.

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust has been running for over 80 years. It is a leading UK charity conducting conservation science to enhance the British countryside for public benefit. The charity use their research to provide training and advice on how best to improve the biodiversity of the countryside.

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If you would like to donate to this charity or find out more about the work they do please click HERE

 

 

Residential Land donates tickets to Barclays ATP World Tour Finals 2015 to raise money for KIND charity

promo259371083Residential Land has proudly sponsored KIND charity for many years by donating tickets to our corporate box at the O2 Arena for tennis fans keen to watch the excitement of Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, in exchange for a charitable donation. This year wasn’t an exception and we proudly raised over £5ooo. Money raised by KIND charity this year will help to make Christmas special and less stressful  for over 7,000 disadvantaged and unlucky children and their families this year. Hopefully they will have Christmas to remember.

Kind-logoKIND have been helping make a difference in the lives of thousands of disadvantaged children and families from across Liverpool and greater Merseyside, since 1975.  By offering children, young people and their families access to a range of education KIND helps to overcome disadvantages  and realise their potential, that promises brighter and better future

If you would like to make a donation or find out more about the charity and the work they do please click  HERE

Residential Land is proud to support “Travels to My Elephant”

Residential Land was proud to support the amazing Rickshav Race Travels to my Elephant. Travels to my Elephant is inspired by Elephant Family’s late founder and passionate  conservationist, Mark Shand, and his best-selling book, Travels on my Elephant. The aim of the adventure was to raise £1 million to support the work of The Elephant Family and in fact to date they have collectively raised well over £1.5M.

To find out how they got on, read their fascinating blog below:

We have returned from our truly amazing rickshaw journey through Madhya Pradesh in India. It was an incredible experience and slightly surreal! We saw beautiful countryside and received a wonderful warm welcome from the local villagers, with people lining the streets to wave at us all go past.   At times it was quite hair-raising and the whole thing was certainly more of an adventure than we had anticipated! 

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There were 42 teams of two  covering 500 km and we ended up at the home of Tara the elephant who was rescued by the late and great Mark Shand.  It was Tara who inspired Mark to set up The Elephant Family Charity, raising money not only to protect the Asian elephant but also to protect and support the local farmers from the extensive damage that elephants can do. 

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The Elephant Family works on schemes to create elephant corridors and to rehouse villagers along these routes.   Each year over 400 people are killed by elephants that are desperately hunting for food and migrating through parts of India – the elephant corridors will go a long way towards preventing these deaths. Over the last 100 years 90% of the world’s Asian elephant population has disappeared and in another 30 years they could easily vanish altogether unless the work is done to ensure that man and beast can live alongside each other.”