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:

Highclere Castle Charity Shoot – Supporting Great Ormond Street Hospital

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Residential Land were proud to attend the Charity Clay Shooting event at Highclere Castle on Thursday 2nd May, organised by Sir John Beckwith in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital.

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Guests spent the morning shooting five different drives around the spectacular 1,000 acre Highclere Estate parkland, recently featured in the ITV period drama Downton Abbey. The shoot was followed by a champagne reception and an air display in front of the Castle by the ‘AeroStars’. The day concluded with lunch in the castle, a prize giving ceremony and a charity auction. Residential Land sucessfully bid for a “Really Wild Clay Day”.

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Supporting Caudwell Children at the Butterfly Ball

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On 16th May Caudwell Children held their annual Butterfly Ball at Battersea Evolution in London which Residential Land was very proud to attend and support.

This year’s ball was headlined by the legendary Dione Warwick and was attended by celebrities including Charity Ambassadors Joan Collins & Lee Pearson, Sam Allardyce, Tamara Ecclestone, Raymond Blanc, Heather Kerzner, Rod Stewart and Sarah Duchess of York.

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Supporting Marie Curie Cancer Care

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On 14th May Samsung NX300 Smart Camera together with David Bailey held an exclusive charity auction in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care at London’s Bulgari Hotel. The evening included an auction of five original works by David Bailey, including a never-seen-before photo of Kate moss, taken by David Bailey in 1996. The auction also featured another ten images taken by six new and upcoming photographers.

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Residential Land Support Who’s Cooking Dinner?

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On 4th March Residential Land attended the “Who’s Cooking Dinner” charity auction at the Four Seasons Hotel at Park Lane in aid of Leuka, a charity raising money to create a better future for patients with leukaemia. “Who’s Cooking Dinner” was founded in 1999 by Peter Gordon and Chris Corbin and raises money for treatment and research, specifically for the specialist leukaemia centre at Hammersmith Hospital, one of the world’s leading units for haematology.

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London’s top chef’s come together in aid of the Leuka charity

On the evening, twenty top London chefs including Rainer Becker of Zuma, Richard Corrigan of Corrigans Mayafair, Pierre Koffman of Koffman’s at the Berkeley, Tim Hughes of Scotts, Mark Edwards of Nobu and Tong Chee Hwee of Hakkasan came together to cook dinner for 200 diners. There were 20 tables with each chef creating their own four course meal for one table of 10. Each table was served by the restaurants maître d’ and wine waiter and after the meal each table had the chance to meet their chef.

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Residential Land Supports Wings For Life

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On February 28th Wings for Life UK presented The Cord Club, an evening of extraordinary entertainment and fine dining held at London’s One Marylebone hosted by Wings for Life ambassadors, former Formula One driver David Coulthard and Formula One development driver Susie Wolff. This was the official launch of the Wings for Life brand in the UK and was attended by over 200 guests including Team GB’s Dai Greene, Carol Vorderman and Bernie Ecclestone.

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David Coulthard and Susie Wolff hosting The Cord Club

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Supporting the Evelina Children’s Hospital Gala

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On Thursday 6th December 2012 the Evelina Children’s Hospital held a Gala dinner at the Old Billingsgate.  Residential Land are very proud to support this charity and the evening was a huge success raising in excess of £600,000 for vital new equipment .

The original hospital was founded in 1869 by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild in memory of his wife who, along with their baby died during childbirth. In 1948 the hospital became the responsibility of Guy’s hospital due to the formation of the NHS.

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Supporting The Childrens Charity KIND

From November 5 to 12, the Barclays ATP World Tennis Tour was staged at The O2 arena in London for a fourth straight year.

Throughout that week Residential Land donated tickets from our corporate box to tennis fans keen to watch the excitement – in exchange for a charitable donation to the KIND children’s charity.

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Supporting the Savitri Waney Charitable Trust

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Residential Land has been supporting the Savitri Waney Charitable Trust for a number of years. The intimately run family trust supports worthy projects across the world, with a focus on curable blindness, mother and child healthcare and water resource development in rural India and Nigeria.

In December we were delighted to receive a personal letter from the trust with details of how our donations were directly making a difference to patients at the Akhand Jyoti Eye Hospital in Bihar. The hospital has a target of eradicating curable blindness in Bihar by the year 2020. In the last year the hospital has conducted 55,362 cataract surgeries, of which 41,388 were delivered completely free of charge to the poor. The aim is to increase these numbers each year until the hospital has reached a surgical output of 100,000 surgeries by 2015.

Patients waiting to be examined along the corridors of the Akhand Jyoti Eye Hospital, Bihar, India.Cataract surgery is a relatively simple operation, taking approximately five to ten minutes. Vision is restored very quickly following the surgery; a patient usually recovers good vision on the second day. It is an extremely emotional experience to witness.

Patients waiting to be examined along the corridors of the Akhand Jyoti Eye Hospital, Bihar, India.

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Residential Land Support The Make a Wish Foundation

On 24th November Make-A-Wish Foundaton held their annual UK Winter Ball at The Dorchester on London’s Park Lane which Residential Land was very proud to attend and support.

This year’s ball raised £495,000 with Residential Land granting wishes of two children, Brody, aged four who has MECP2 Duplication Syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental condition which means he has limited communication skills and mobility.

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Peter Jones Foundation – Enterprise Shoot Challenge 2012

Residential Land were pleased to be invited back to the Royal Berkshire Shooting School by the Peter Jones Foundation to take part in the sixth annual Enterprise Shoot Challenge held on Wednesday 4th July 2012.

The event raises money for the Peter Jones Foundation which was set-up in 2005 to provide support to disadvantaged youngsters with training and education in the realm of enterprise.

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