OK, I agree with this
Board & Key Staff
The Rock Hotel
News & Community
Western Mediterranean Businesses
News & Community
February, 07 2019
Bland Group chooses Little Smiles as its charity of the year for 2019
In Gibraltar, Bland Group has chosen Little Smiles as their charity of the year and proudly commenced support to this worthy cause by donating the £1,000 prize money won at this years Cavalcade.
The cheque was presented to Little Smiles by the staff of Bland Group as they supported their Flag Day held at the Piazza on Friday 25th January. A non profit organisation established in Gibraltar, Little Smiles was set up by the parents of St Martins School, a specialist school providing education, therapy and expert care for young people between the ages of 3 and 16, with a range of special educational and complex care needs.
The charity is run entirely by volunteers, and it relies on fundraising contributions to buy specialised equipment from iPads to backpacks which hold their medical supplies so they have immediate access to them. The charity also funds items such as musical instruments, or sensory room equipment and ensure children receive fresh fruit from Gib Maroc to help encourage a healthy diet.
This year, the focus will be on establishing a library of equipment so that families can see what specialist items will benefit their child before purchasing. This is particularly beneficial for the parents because whilst the equipment brings significant benefits to their child, they are an expensive investment. The charity also provides an opportunity for families, who have children and young people with special needs to come together, to share information and support one another.
It is important to Bland Group and its employees to support and help initiatives such as Little Smiles. Monies raised throughout 2019 will be donated to the charity to provide resources and materials for the children to ensure they have access to equipment and supplies to support and aide their learning and development.
You can find out more about Little Smiles by visiting their Facebook page
. Should you wish to donate directly to this cause, please contact Little Smiles
View all News & Community
More Stories from Bland Group
May, 05 2020
Bland Group gives £30,000 to those outside of today’s spotlight
Bland Group has donated £30,000 to three local charities; Childline, Women in Need and Clubhouse,
November, 13 2019
Bland Group's Charity Team hosts Charity Bingo night for Little Smiles
Bland Group hosted a Charity Bingo night in aid of “Little Smiles,” a non profit charity.
July, 15 2019
Successful Island Games as Bland Group play a major role
Providing key services to ensure the Games run smoothly and efficiently.
July, 02 2019
CYE-CYL starts Summer Challenge for local students
Engaging in outdoor activities and focusing on self development workshops, Bland Group helps out with transport.
June, 28 2019
Bland Group raises over £200 for Little Smiles
Staff gathered together for a traditional Paella lunch supported generously by El Capote & Cafe Figaro.
June, 19 2019
Prepare for Take Off!
Bland Group proudly sponsors the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games
June, 12 2019
Bland Group proudly supports The Gibraltar College Awards
The annual event recognises the students outstanding achievements
May, 22 2019
Successful student placement as Bayside students join IT team
The work place programme enables students to get a chance to really experience the working world.
February, 28 2019
Bland Group joins over 60 organisations at the Careers Fair
Representatives from across the Group were on hand to talk with students about the career opportunities we offer.
Take a look into our evolution
Take a look back in time from 1810
Find out more about our key people