Abrasive Finishing Systems Charity Partners

We are proud at AFS to support a wide range of charity partners selected by our staff. From helping our local communities with end of life care, or providing medicine to the hardest to reach places – each charity listed below was carefully chosen by us.

Find our more about our Charity Partners:

Rosa Fund AFS Charity Partners
Rosa Fund:

Rosa is a grant-making charity that funds women’s and girls’ organisations. They work to make the UK a fairer and safer place. They do this by bringing in new sources of funding, investing resources into the women and girls sector, and by building a community of organisations that are connected in their cause to build a more equal society.

Their extraordinary team of dedicated and dynamic colleagues work tirelessly not only to support our investment in women’s and girls’ organisations, but who also provide ongoing training, events, research and communication in order to build capacity across the wider sector.

Learn more about the Rosa Fund here.

Martin House AFS Charity Partners
Martin House Children’s Hospice:

Martin House provide family-led care for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions. Allowing families to access the expertise of our team of nurses, doctors and therapists when they need it most. A large number of children are referred to them with degenerative conditions that cannot be cured, or with irreversible conditions with cause severe disabilities.

They are based in Boston Spa since they opened in 1987.

See how they make a difference here.

Water Aid AFS Charity Partners

WaterAid provides clean water, decent toilets and hygiene knowledge to people who don’t yet have access to them. Access to clean water and toilets is a human right, and should be a normal part of daily life for everyone.

With their local partners, they work with communities to build low-cost, sustainable solutions that meet their needs. They also work with local and national government in the countries where they operate, developing solutions to help them provide water, toilets and hygiene to everyone. And they work on an even bigger scale, too. WaterAid campaigns worldwide, showing governments and key decision-makers that investing in these basic services will have incredible positive impacts.

Take a look yourself at the work WaterAid do here.

Herriot Hospice AFS Charity Partners
Herriot Hospice Homecare:

Herriot Hospice Homecare supports families living with terminal illness and bereavement across Hambleton and Richmondshire. Herriot’s care does not depend on the family’s ability to pay, but totally focused on what’s best for them.

Herriot have three focuses; to support those living with terminal illnesses, those caring for someone with terminal illnesses, and bereavement and emotional wellbeing support. They value difference, inclusiveness and choice, and believe everyone should be treated with dignity and respect.

Learn more about Herriot Hospice help here.

MAF AFS Charity Partners
Mission Aviation Fellowship – MAF:

MAF believe that every community, however remote, should have the essentials for life. They use their own planes to deliver relief workers, doctors, pastors, school books, food, and medicines to the hardest to reach locations. Their mission statement is “Serving together to bring help, hope, and healing through aviation”.

Mission Aviation Fellowship are the world’s largest humanitarian air operator with a plane taking off or landing every six minutes. They have been helping communities for over 75 years and provide more than 2000 separate aid, development and mission organisations access to these remote locations to provide their services.

Read more about their work here.

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