Our responsibility towards the community
At Brickendon, how we do business is as important as what we do. To actively give back to our community and the society is therefore important to us. Our approach to business is to engage in long term commitment which goes hand in hand. As part of our work in sustainability we are therefore delighted to support two charities: Alzheimer’s Society and the Family Rights Group.
Alzheimer’s Society is the UK ‘s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. They provide information and support to people with any form of dementia and their carers through publications, National Dementia Helpline, website, and almost 3,000 local services. They campaign for better quality of life for people with dementia and greater understanding of dementia. They also fund an innovative programme of medical and social research into the cause, cure and prevention of dementia and the care people receive.
Find out more about Alzheimer's Society here
Family Rights Group
Family Rights Group is the charity that works with parents in England and Wales whose children are in need, at risk or are in the care system and with members of the wider family who are raising children unable to remain at home. They advise parents, grandparents, other relatives and friends about their rights and options when social workers or courts make decisions about their children’s welfare. They campaign for families to have a voice, be treated fairly and get help early to prevent problems escalating. They champion family group conferences and other policies and practices that keep children safe within their family network.
Find out more about Family Rights Group here
As part of our CSR, Brickendon are very excited and privileged to be one of the headline sponsors of Doctor’s Adrift. We are now even more excited to share the news that Ted and Jack succeeded in their mission to become the fastest pair to row 3,600 miles across the Indian ocean and raise a significant amount of money for Médecins Sans Frontières.
Just 56 days, 23 hours and 45 minutes after casting off in Geraldton, Australia, the doctors reached dry land in Mauritius. They battled hurricane-force winds fierce, 50ft waves, severe sleep deprivation and extreme exhaustion to achieve their goal in considerably less than their 85-day target.
To find out how they did it, click on Doctors Adrift