The My Name’5 Doddie Foundation benefits from the donation of BEAR
Road maintenance company BEAR Scotland has donated almost £ 38,000 to 28 charitable and community initiatives across Scotland in the past 12 months.
These include Hawick High School and Selkirk Community Planters.
In 2021, BEAR donated over £ 15,000 to its long-standing charitable partners, including the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation, Cash for Kids, SAMH and RBLI, following various initiatives ranging from a tournament to golf from corporate charity to sponsorship of fundraising challenges like as well as corporate donations.
Joanna Buggy, Head of Engagement at BEAR Scotland, leads the company’s corporate social responsibility team and says: “This achievement is a testament to BEAR’s commitment to deliver a positive impact in communities. where we operate. This goal was achieved through a combination of employee engagement, vendor fundraising and corporate donations. It is truly a team effort of which we are very proud.
On top of that, in 2021, BEAR employees voted for one national charity partner for the year as well as six regional charitable partners.
Scottish Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) received a boost of £ 5,800 through various fundraising efforts including the KiltWalk, 100 miles in October and Christmas Jumper Day.
Each of the nominated regional charities received a corporate donation of £ 1,000. These causes included Perth Autism Support, Steps to Hope, International Otter Survival Fund, Highland Hospice, Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home and Lochaber Mountain Rescue, Bathgate Thistle Youth Football Club, Plastic Free Fife, Queensferry Pipe Band, Kingussie Christmas Light Fund, Murrayburn Nursery , Five in a Row – 2021 Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge to raise funds for Reverse Rett.