SDC along with our employees are committed to working with and supporting local charities. Our current charity partners are Age NI and Children with Cancer UK.
Taking Action on Mental Health
Action Mental Health has been appointed as our new charity partner for SDC Toome, Star and MDF Engineering. AMH are a local charity which work to enhance the quality of life and the employability of people with mental health needs or a learning disability in Northern Ireland. During the two partnership we aim to promote social and emotional wellbeing, raise awareness of the charity’s services and work with local schools to promote the charity’s ‘Healthy Me’ programme.
Supporting King’s Mill Hospital, Children’s Ward
SDC Mansfield will be fundraising for their local Children’s ward at Kings Mill Hospital. The paediatric department at King’s Mill Hospital in Mansfield includes the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Children's and Young People's Clinic, the Paediatric Ward (Ward 25) as well as Newark Outpatients and Community Paediatrics. The wards themselves were recently purpose built and provide 26 inpatient beds for medical and surgical patients, including 2 HDU beds.
Age NI provides a range of services across Northern Ireland that help people love later life. Their mission is to enhance and improve the lives of older people. The charity provides support for 11 sub-regional older people’s networks, to increase the voice and sustainability of older people’s groups at a local level. They also provide day, residential and domiciliary care to 1,200 clients every week.
Age NI freephone advice line - 0808 808 7575
Children with Cancer UK
Staff at SDC's Mansfield site in Nottinghamshire nominated Children with Cancer UK as their chosen charity partner because of the excellent services they offer for children and their affected families throughout the UK. Their mission is to improve survival rates and to find and reduce the causes of cancer by supporting research and awareness. They also help children and families through welfare projects to provide care and practical support to those affected by cancer.