BUPA celebrates 60th anniversary with £9 million charitable fund

first_imgBUPA celebrates 60th anniversary with £9 million charitable fund AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis BUPA’s donation will not only cover the cost of educating these children at Dalit Education Centres (DECs) via charity RED International, but will also pay for uniforms, midday snacks, textbooks, teachers’ salaries and administration charges. Mark Ralf, chairman of BUPA Giving, said: In its 60th year, BUPA is happy to join with its teams in Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur to celebrate 60 years of Indian independence by helping 60 children achieve an education that will be a lasting legacy for them and for India.” Healthcare provider BUPA is marking its 60th anniversary by setting up ‘BUPA Giving’, a £9 million fund, which will support a number of worldwide causes over the next three years.The money donated via the BUPA Giving fund is in addition to the company’s ongoing programme of corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. These include sponsorship of the Great Run series, together with a full calendar of initiatives which are designed to benefit the local communities in which BUPA employees live and work. In addition, the 60th anniversary is also being celebrated with a donation of £264,000 towards the education of 60 children from the Dalit community, one of the lowest social groups in India. As a result the children will receive a school education for the next 14 years taking them to university entry point. Advertisement Howard Lake | 15 August 2007 | News  10 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more