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The Charity Giveaway round-up

TISSUE BOX

 

Yesterday was our annual #CharityGiveAway.

 
We laughed, we cried, and (some of us) got a little bit drunk afterwards as we celebrated passing the £250,000 milestone, given away since Open began.

 
So here’s where the money went this year:

 

Charity Amount 
Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) £1,250
Action for Kids £200
Age UK £200
Alzheimer’s Society £750
Anthony Nolan £500
Anxiety UK £300
Arts Emergency £650
Barnardo’s £1,000
Be Child Cancer Aware £400
British Red Cross £500
Callum Pite’s Smile Charity £300
Cancer Research UK £400
Challengers £750
Childhood Trust £1,000
Clowns Without Borders £500
Company Three £500
Crisis £500
Crohns and Colitis UK £300
Crossroads Care Coventry £1,000
CRUK £300
Daisy’s Dream £400
DEC £1,250
Diabetes UK £333
Duchenne Now £400
Duchenne UK £1,000
Exeter Citizens Advice Bureau £250
Farleigh Hospice £250
Friends of the Earth £500
Greenpeace £833
Greenpeace Environmental Trust £250
Hackney City Farm £350
Hackney Winter Night Shelter £250
Hand in Hand for Syria £1,000
Hector House £250
Help Refugees £1,150
Home Start Camden £250
Hospiscare £250
Imperial College Healthcare Charity £1,000
Kidney Research UK £250
Lakelands Hospice £300
Leuka £500
LGBT Foundation £100
London Wildlife Trust £1,000
MAF UK £300
Medecins Sans Frontieres £3,700
Meningitis Now £200
MIND £1,083
Ministry of Stories £250
Oxfam £1,250
Oxfam (South Sudan) £250
Pancreatic Cancer Action £1,000
Pancreatic Cancer UK £250
PAPA’s Park (Brixton) £250
Parkinson’s UK £500
Plan £750
Prospex £1,000
Que Rico £1,000
Refuge £900
Refugee Action £1,050
Refugee Community Kitchen £500
Refugee Council £350
Refugee Support Network £250
Reprieve £500
Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability £250
RSPCA £250
Samaritans £933
Sane £200
Save the Children £1,300
Save the Children (Syria) £250
Shannon Trust £350
Shelter £700
Shelterbox £300
Soft Power Education £250
Soi Dogs Foundation £500
SOS Children’s Villages UK £300
St Gemma’s Hospice £200
St John’s Holidays for Children Trust £500
St Nicholas Hospice £400
STAR (Somerset Trust for Arts & Recreation) £1,000
Stroke Association £1,034
Teenage Cancer Trust £1,000
Terrence Higgins Trust £500
The Amber Trust £500
The Choir with No Name £1,000
The Cybersmile Foundation £300
The Gorilla Organization £300
The Mayhew Animal Home (Therapaws) £250
The Movember Foundation £334
The Shakespeare Hospice £500
The UK Sepsis Trust £500
The Whitehawk Foodbank (Trussle Trust) £500
Trinity Day Care Centre £500
Trussell Trust £500
Unicef £1,700
War Child £500
WaterAid £500
West Hampstead Women’s Centre £250
Wilberry Wonder Pony £300
Willow Young Carers (Barnardo’s) £1,000
World Animal Protection £250
World Land Trust £200
WWF £500
Yarl’s Wood Befrienders £500
Zikomo Trust £150
 

Total

 

£60,000

 
 

From everyone at Open, thank you again Tim and James for the incredible opportunity to give such a substantial amount of money to the causes we care about.

 

Emily

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