Bregal Helps Initiative
In early 2020, together with the COFRA Foundation, senior Bregal employees also established a €3 million Bregal Helps Initiative to help our portfolio companies support their local communities affected by Covid-19.
Buyers Edge Platform
Charities supported: Produce Alliance Foundation
Delivering fresh produce boxes to the disadvantaged community within Lake Worth, Florida, and supporting the agricultural industry. The initiative will help support distribution of 3,000-4,000+ boxes of fresh produce.
Charities supported: Total Vision’s Gift of Sight program and Neighbours Helping Neighbours campaign
Providing free eye exams and glasses to underserved transitional youth in San Diego County and most vulnerable. The initiative is expected to support more than 1,650 individuals with free eyecare and glasses.
Charities supported: Save the Children Finland
Supporting deprived families within Finland by donating free local restaurant meals. The initiative also seeks to help local restaurant entrepreneurs. More than 10,000 meals expected to be delivered as a result of the funding.
Charities supported: Stiftung Brändi
Supporting the expansion of an existing school to provide access to 30 disabled students in Switzerland. Disabled children have been severely affected by Covid-19 and this initiative helps give them a fair chance in life by providing high-quality education.
Charities supported: Lucky Duck Foundation
Providing meals to homeless individuals in San Diego. The programme will start by reaching 400 unsheltered homeless individuals per day.
United Sports Brands
Charities supported: Black Girls Run
Supporting more than 10,000 African American women by providing running kits to encourage physical exercise and wellbeing. Contributing to mentoring and engagement initiatives. In addition, a new USB running-line is being developed from which 10% of all sale proceeds will be donated to this cause.
Charities supported: Spread a Smile; Sunbeam House Services; St Francis Hospice; LauraLynn Children’s Hospice
Delivering fully enabled IT solutions to enable digital connectivity for elderly care homes, palliative hospitals and community services in the UK and Ireland. The initiative will help provide 100+ iPads and 20+ PCs.
Charities supported: Kroschke Kinderstiftung
Supporting parents of chronically ill and handicapped children with hands-on advice and motivation during the pandemic. This is achieved via provision of online resources, individual goal-setting sessions and self-help groups for parents.
Charities supported: Caron Treatment Centers
Providing life-changing mental health support and substance abuse recovery services to emergency medical personnel and frontline workers. The initiative is anticipated to provide a minimum of 10-20 people with life-saving treatment.
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