Charities

Artemis Pentland Peaks Challenge

CHARITIES

Mary's Meals

Mary’s Meals is an international movement that sets up school feeding projects in communities where poverty and hunger prevent children from gaining an education. Mary’s Meals began in  Dalmally, Argyll in 2002 and now feeds feeds 2,058,099 children every school day in 19 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and the Caribbean. Mary’s Meals is a simple idea that works. By providing a daily meal in a place of education,  chronically poor children are encouraged to the classroom where they can gain a basic education that provides an escape route from poverty. Where children receive Mary’s Meals, there is a rise in school enrolment, attendance, and participation. 

Mary’s Meals school feeding programs are owned and run by the local communities in which they work. Mary’s Meals buys locally grown food for wherever possible, providing an assured market for farmers and their families, and supporting economic growth. Mary’s Meals aims to keep running costs low and to ensure that at least 93% of donations can be spent directly on charitable activities. This is only possible of the incredible work done by tens of thousands of dedicated volunteers all over the world who carry out lots of little acts of love on behalf of Mary’s Meals.

The average worldwide cost to feed a child for a whole school year is just £15.90. Your fundraising will help to reach the next hungry child with Mary’s Meals, ensuring that they receive a meal each school day. 

CHARITIES

SANE

SANE is a leading UK mental health charity set up in 1986 to improve the quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness.  It aims to raise awareness and understanding of all mental health conditions; fight to improve frontline mental health services for individuals and carers; promote and host research into the causes and more effective treatments for mental illness at its flagship Prince of Wales International Centre for SANE Research and provide support, information, and guidance through its helpline SANEline, Caller Care service, Texctare and Online Forum. 

The SANE Creative Awards Scheme offers grants to individuals and carers affected by mental illness to encourage them to develop their creative potential.  The charity is independent of government and is entirely dependent upon voluntary donations.

For more information visit www.sane.org.uk, email info@sane.org.uk or call 020 3805 1790

SANE is a charity (296572) and a company limited by guarantee (2114937) registered in England and Wales.

Registered address: SANE, St. Mark’s Studios, 14 Chillingworth Road, Islington, London N7 8QJ.  

The Charities

The event will raise funds for two fantastic charities, Mary’s Meals and SANE. Every penny raised will go to the charities as the Artemis Charitable Foundation is covering the event costs.

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