Charitable Spotlight – Share the Stoke

Opencity Inc., Share the Stoke, Mike Dawson, Rio de Janeiro, favela

Olympic canoeists reach out into the favelas surrounding the Olympic stadium with a food drive.

This humanitarian campaign by two of the Rio Olympic canoe slalom athletes is a slight departure from our usual Charity Spotlight, yet seems timely and relevant. We commend them for bringing the Olympic spirit to the favelas.

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Charity Spotlight – Beneficial Brick

Opencity Inc., Charity Spotlight, Beneficial Brick, Prague, Street-Art, Brazil

Fabulously creative street art fundraising initiative in the picturesque city of Prague. Beneficial Brick has been helping people with special needs to live a fulfilled life since 1999.

On our European travels we stumbled across this brilliant example of social responsibility. We have not yet verified whether Beneficial Brick is a registered non-profit or a social responsibility initiative.

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Medtech budget season part 1

Opencity Inc., Modelling the value of healthcare outcomes, budget season part 1

The summer is an important time for many Medtech businesses; both at a country level and internationally as they submit budgets for the next fiscal year.

This is the first of four posts, with our guide on budgeting in Medtech. We have tried to overlay this on the inbound methodology.

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Charity Spotlight – SRUK

Opencity Inc., Charity Spotlight, SRUK, Scleroderma, Raynaud's

Raynaud’s affects 1 in 6 people. SRUK currently supports over twenty two thousand people in the UK living with the conditions but the charity acknowledges that this is just the tip of the iceberg.

The March 2016 launch of the new Scleroderma & Raynaud’s UK is an important step in joining forces to help up to 10 million people in the UK alone live with Raynaud’s.

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Charity Spotlight – Coram

Opencity Inc., Charity Spotlight, Thomas Coram, Foundling Museum,

Wandering the streets of London we came across the Foundling Museum. As Britain’s first children’s charity it would seem remiss not to highlight it in our posts.

Foundling Hospital was established by Thomas Coram in 1739. The charity called Coram, continues helping children and young people.

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