Birdies for Charity Partners

Age Concern

Today, Age Concern Bermuda is an independent, non-profit organization with a membership of approximately 6000 persons over the age of 50 years old. Our programs consist of information, advice and referral services provided through our Call Centre, financial hardship fund support for groceries, prescription drugs, food and minor home repairs for qualifying members. In addition, Age Concern members have access to free information seminars, discounts and concessions from local businesses including but not limited to legal assistance, successful ageing planning and home care support.

ANCOP

ANCOP, an acronym for “Answering the Cry of the Poor”, is a locally registered global Charity committed to answer the cry of the poor through child education, community development, and humanitarian relief. We do this with the help of dedicated volunteers, partners, and the Holy Spirit. We strive to be an organization you can trust and count on for alleviating the destitution of the poor in Third world countries, poorest of poor societies and those affected by calamities. For more information, please visit our website at www.ancopbermuda.com.

Bermuda Cancer and Health

As a registered not-for-profit, Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre is engaged in providing the highest standard of cancer prevention, detection, treatment and support to all in our local community.

Bermuda Centre for Creative Learning

The Bermuda Centre for Creative Learning is Bermuda’s only school specifically for children with diagnosed language-based learning difficulties such as dyslexia.  Its mission is to empower students, beginning at age 6, who have learning differences and learn best in a non-traditional environment that facilitates their individual styles.  The Bermuda Centre for Creative Learning Foundation was created to raise funds to support the mission of the school and provide tuition bursaries for families needing financial assistance.

Bermuda Diabetes Association

Lead the Bermuda Community to reduce the prevalence of Diabetes and improve the lives of all people affected.

The Bermuda National Trust

The Bermuda National Trust is an independent, membership-based registered charity with the mission to protect and promote Bermuda’s unique natural and cultural heritage for everyone, forever.  We care for 277 acres of property that represents much of the best of Bermuda’s heritage, including historic houses, nature reserves, islands and coastline, farmland, gardens and cemeteries. In addition, three museums display an outstanding collection of antique furniture, artwork and artefacts owned and made by Bermudians. By telling the stories behind our properties and collections we enable the community to understand our shared history and its relevance to our current lives. Through our education programme we both celebrate our heritage and seek to inspire the stewards of the future. We do what we do for the love of Bermuda and all things Bermudian.

Bermuda Optimist Dinghy Association (BODA)

A non-profit association started in 1999 to provide and promote Optimist sailing in the youth community, ages 9-15. The Association subsidises bringing top international coaches and events to the island to offer a wider exposure to the level of youth sailing outside of Bermuda. The Optimist dinghy is considered the springboard of youth sailing thus the importance of a strong foundation to catapult sailors into the sport. Since its inception Bermuda has had BODA sailors place in the top 10 in the world on 5 different occasions with a top finish of 2nd.  BODA sailors have continued to represent BER overseas proudly and successfully for the last 20 years.

Bermuda Red Cross

For 70 years Bermuda Red Cross has supported our local communities with family emergency planning presentations, training courses, transport services, thrift shopping and medical equipment rentals. The joy we get from knowing that vulnerable families are able to get free assistance from our services is heartwarming. After a year like no other, we need your support to be here for another 70 years.

Bermuda Sailors’ Home

The Bermuda Sailors’ Home Inc, was incorporated by Act of Parliament in 1946 and is one of Bermuda’s oldest charities. The purposes of the Home and its social club “The Mariners’ Club” are stated as being created for “the provision of recreation centres and homes for and the promotion of happiness and well-being of all seafarers (being) authorised to engage in charitable and benevolent works of all descriptions within these Islands in furtherance of the said purposes.” The Home takes care of all seafarers who find themselves on our shores whether they are in distress, have no way/means to fend for themselves or just need a place for some rest & relaxation. Our location in the middle of the Atlantic makes us very important as we in many cases are the closest port to a transatlantic vessel.

BIOS

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) is a U.S. non-profit scientific research and educational organization based in Bermuda and a Bermuda Registered Charity #116. For over 100 years BIOS-based researchers and visiting scientists have worked to explore the ocean and address important local and global environmental issues. BIOS’s mission is to seek and share fundamental knowledge of the oceans through state-of-the-art scientific research, world-class field expeditions and comprehensive educational experiences.

Chatmore School Development Association

Chatmore School Development Association is the fundraising arm of Chatmore British International School.

Chatmore British International School is a small, co-educational international school, established in 2004 and growing steadily due to the high demand for our learning style which is family- centered.

Chatmore has had an exciting journey but throughout, one thing has remained true: the child and their family come first when developing a love for learning. Since its inception, the core of our vision has been to develop learners who can succeed in the local and global community, recognising that there are so many paths to success.

Citizens Uprooting Racism Bermuda (CURB) 

CURB’s noble service serving Bermudians in Anti-Racism work has allowed it to become expertly knowledgeable in the origins, use, and devastating consequences of racism in Bermuda…in short, CURB is Bermuda’s leading organisation seeking Racial Equality, Equity, and Justice. CURB has committed itself to the Struggle Against Racism, and to Bermudians and Residents by holding seminars and public meetings, participating in international and local collaborations; sponsoring educational and awareness projects; and by facilitating restorative practices that heal wounds caused by acts that are fuelled by racism.

 Our Vision

“A Bermuda where skin colour favors no one”

Connectech Coding

Connectech Coding (Charity #997) is committed to teaching students how to be creators, thinkers and innovators by offering engaging, project-based classes that enable kids and teens to gain critical skills for success. We believe coding is a foundational skill every child should have just like writing and mathematics. Our goal is to be a catalyst for kids to develop logic, analytical thinking, and creative reasoning in a fun and interactive environment. Coding is the language of the future and to be proficient, it is important to continue learning throughout the year. We have developed courses that run throughout the year which allows children to learn, create, and master technology they don’t receive at school that will be critical to their success in the world of tomorrow.

Endeavour

Endeavour is a Bermuda-registered nonprofit charity that brings together diverse youth across Bermuda to engage in experiential learning through sailing that builds their skills and boosts their confidence. Endeavour’s programmes improve access for young people of all backgrounds, skills and abilities to experience the joys of sailing, fostering an appreciation for the marine environment and Bermuda’s maritime heritage while igniting young minds for learning about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math or STEAM and maritime careers.

Focus Counselling Services

Focus Counselling Services is a not-for-profit substance misuse interventions agency that provides a Drop-In Center, offering Men, Women and Adolescents free Individual and group counselling, recovery support groups, relapse prevention, and other complimentary services, including being a referral source for other local helping agencies.

The Friends of the Bermuda National Library

The Friends of the Bermuda National Library (registered charity #309) was established to support Bermuda’s National Library. With Government cuts and pandemic closures, The Friends are being called on to ensure the Library can continue to provide services that will be critical to revitalizing the community, especially those seeking alternative access to resources. Your financial support provides information and access to services, including internet. Support with resume writing, online education and connection to opportunities. While once simply options, these services and programs are now a necessity for both advancement and survival of our vulnerable populations.

Future Leaders Bermuda

Future Leaders Bermuda is a community organisation and registered charity which offers students a range of meaningful opportunities to develop the knowledge, experience and leadership skills they need to make a positive change in the community. Through summer leadership programmes, monthly mentorship sessions and various learning experiences throughout the year, our organisation works to provide ongoing support and develop partnerships beyond the traditional educational setting which empower students to fulfil their potential as leaders and change-makers in Bermuda and the world. In all our activities, we encourage independent thought with a community centred and social justice-minded approach that will enable students to gain a better understanding of themselves, disrupt the status quo, and take charge over their futures.

Habitat for Humanity of Bermuda

Bermudian families with young children, disabled and the elderly, are struggling to maintain their homes and are living in unsafe, substandard or unhealthy environments. Habitat Bermuda’s mission is to assist those living in derelict conditions making home improvements that ensure every family lives in a safe, secure and healthy home.

We opened our ReStore on Front Street to assist with our projects and by partnering with local businesses we are addressing those needs by renovating and repairing unsafe homes.

In 2021, Habitat completed its largest project in Pembroke, which accommodates 10 homeless families. Our hope is to ensure that all families live in safe, healthy environments.

Home

Homelessness is a profound assault on dignity and social inclusion. It is also a violation of basic human rights. The purpose of home is to end homelessness in Bermuda. Our goals are to help homeless individuals and families receive shelter, health and social services; prevent episodes of homelessness; empower and support our public, private and community partners to improve their response to individuals and families experiencing homelessness; and track progress in preventing, reducing, and ending homelessness. We are a purpose-led and values-driven organisation. Our values of trust, equity, compassion, unity and leadership guide all that we do in service to the most vulnerable members of our community.

Inter Agency Committee for Children and Families

IAC helps social sector agencies to better serve children, families and the community in Bermuda. The most vulnerable groups have experienced complex and ever-evolving social challenges during the Covid-19 pandemic. IAC helps agencies meet these growing needs through four core programmes: training, collaboration, research and advocacy. Our vision remains for a just and equitable society where children, families and the community thrive.

Keep Bermuda Beautiful

Keep Bermuda Beautiful (KBB), registered charity # 26, aims to reduce waste, eliminate litter and beautify the island through action and education. In 2021, thousands of volunteers donated their time and removed over 20 tonnes of litter from across the island. We also launched the Abandoned Boats project; partnered with BEST to form the Beyond Plastic campaign; and collaborated with ABIC and 17 corporate partners on the RR Trail maintenance project. There’s more to come for this year and beyond! Visit www.kbb.bm to learn more or like and follow us on social media to keep up to date with what we are doing to help Keep Bermuda Beautiful!

Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art

The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is a vibrant energy centre that celebrates 

Bermuda’s culture and intrinsic beauty, uniting the community and transforming lives 

through art and education. The Museum is committed to supporting local artists, of all ages and backgrounds, and helping them to thrive as creatives. Additionally, the Museum is a catalyst for community programmes and exhibitions that enhance our understanding of visual culture and Bermuda’s rich history and heritage.

MSA Foundation

The MSA Foundation’s purpose is to assist the school with many advancement activities including fund development, alumni relations, and annual giving.  Through these activities we hope to support an outstanding learning environment for students and teachers and to deliver MSA’s mission of helping each child to reach his/her potential.

Open Airways

Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of over 8,000 people in Bermuda whose lives are impacted by asthma and other long-term breathing difficulties.   Open Airways is pleased to participate in the 2022 Butterfield Bermuda Championship with the Birdies for Charity Program.  Funds raised through this event will 100% go towards our Medication Assistance Program: enabling those unemployed, uninsured or underinsured in Bermuda with asthma or COPD to purchase their vital prescribed medications, including regular one-on-one consultations with a specialized asthma nurse.  This program has a huge impact on those most vulnerable in the community, many whom previously would go without their life-changing medications, but whom now are able to better control their asthma/COPD for improved quality of life.  We aim to change lives and possibly save lives.  Open Airways – Helping Bermuda Breathe!

P.A.L.S. 

To provide cancer patients with quality care primarily in the home setting in order to enhance the quality of life. To provide support and assistance to cancer patients and their families. To meet physical, emotional and social needs of patients. To promote health, dignity and independence, regardless of ability to pay, to the extent of the resources of P.A.L.S. To maximize the use of volunteers and voluntary funding by encouraging support for P.A.L.S. from the community at large.

Pathways Bermuda

A Strategic Partner of Caron Treatment Centers is a non-profit addiction treatment provider dedicated to providing permanent paths to healing for those individuals and families in our community whose lives have been devastated by addiction. We provide outpatient treatment, including programs for family specific support, impaired driving and smoking cessation –  DISCREET COMPASSIONATE CARE

PRIDE Bermuda

PRIDE Bermuda is an accredited, prevention organization that engages educators i.e. parents, teachers, coaches, youth workers, in transforming the lives of youth through building social and emotional skills and drug resistance skills and knowledge to cope with life’s challenges.  By doing so youth can avoid many risky behaviors such as substance abuse and violence. Our evidence-based programmes target primary through high school students in schools and community groups.

Raleigh International Bermuda

Raleigh’s vision is of a Bermuda where young people work together, regardless of social background and culture – challenged to raise their aspirations, supported to believe in themselves and inspired to be part of a global community active in making their world a better place. Our goal is to empower young Bermudians to set positive goals and take control of their lives. By helping them to see that they are stronger than they thought possible, they are able to realise their full potential and effectively manage the ‘day-to-day’ risks they face including drugs, alcohol, gang membership, crime, bullying, loss of motivation, low self-esteem, and lack of self-confidence.

Saltus

Saltus is committed to promoting access and diversity, ensuring the School is representative of the wider community. The Saltus Foundation encompasses all of our fundraising activities and campaigns, which in part provides the funds and resources to support the School as well as raise funds in support of Financial Assistance. The theme for 2022-23, is all about Connections and the ability for Saltus, to strengthen those connections within our community and beyond.

SCARS

We are a Bermuda registered charity (#922) formed to create greater awareness of the devastation that child sexual abuse can cause in the life of an innocent child, their affected family and a community. Through the ‘Darkness to Light Stewards of Children’ Training Program, we provide training to individuals and organizations entrusted with children to Prevent, Recognize, and React Responsibly to child sexual abuse.

We provide awareness through our ‘SAFE (SCARS Arms Families through Education)’ Program.  SAFE is a ‘tool box’ of information for parents, guardians and organizations entrusted with the care of children.

Our ‘Darkness To Light Community Awareness Program’ is a powerful presentation demonstrating the magnitude of the issue of child sexual abuse and the emotional impact it can have on a child, a family and a community.

If sexual abuse does occur, we also provide a list of resources to promote the healing process.

The St. George’s Foundation

The St. George’s Foundation charity supports Bermuda’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Historic Town of St. George and its Related Fortifications through collaboration, education and preservation.

We are committed to involving our members, volunteers and cultural partners as we continue our mission to educate and increase awareness of everything our valuable UNESCO World Heritage Site has to offer to Bermuda’s schoolchildren, our community, and visitors. Our island is home to fortifications that display four centuries of British masonry coastal defense and our mission is to ensure their longevity for future generations to learn about our past.

St David’s Historical Society

Carter House Museum exhibits the unique history and culture of St David’s and the Islanders, their diverse culture and sacrifice in 1941. We exhibit on site the 1612 Settlers Cabben an authentic mud and stud Palmetto thatched Cabben along with Carter House an old style vernacular limestone farmhouse and the conservation of Bermuda’s biodiversity important to resisting climate change consisting of over 50 endemic palmettos and 40 different species of endemic and native trees and plants with signage.

St George’s Historical Society

Our mission is “to preserve an historic 1730 house and provide a permanent home for an eclectic range of artifacts, books and documents of historical interest.”

We offer tours to schools with students learning about the life of our early settlers and rely on admissions paid by tourists and fundraisers supported by our members, all of which were severely impacted over the past years with Covid restrictions.

Technology Leadership Forum (TLF)

The Technology Leadership Forum (TLF) is a registered charity(#907) that was formed to accommodate the growing need for qualified Bermudians in the ICT field. The focus of the organization is an intensive 12 week summer internship programme where college students, as members of staff at participating companies, acquire experience in the IT industry through classroom learning, team projects and fieldwork. The purpose of The TLF Summer Internship Programme is to assist local IT leaders in the recruitment, development and retention of quality staff by developing a pool of talented Bermudian IT professionals with the aptitude to meet the needs required to work in the industry.

Presently, the success of The TLF Internship Programme can be seen throughout the Bermuda technology Industry with over 100 alumni having graduated from the TLF Programme Graduates.

Tomorrow’s Voices Autism Centre

Tomorrow’s Voices Autism Centre is designed to meet the needs of children and adults who are diagnosed with Autism or other Developmental Disabilities from age 2 and above. The overall goal of the charity is to provide clients with skills to assist with their inclusion into their neighborhood schools or communities with minimal supervision and to provide them with a better quality of life through intervention.

Vision Bermuda

Through the delivery of vision rehabilitation, Vision Bermuda helps to maintain or restore functional ability and improve the quality of life and independence in an individual who has lost visual function through illness or injury. Our goal is to give blind and partially sighted people, and those that care about sight loss, the tools they need to live the life they want to lead. We help individuals understand and come to terms with their diagnosis, discuss how to plan for their future, teach how to adapt to be able to complete everyday tasks, how to make use of specialised equipment and technology and to keep themselves safe and as independent as possible. For individuals with low vision, the vision rehabilitation focuses on using any remaining vision as effectively as possible.

The Warwick Academy Association

Building on centuries of excellence, Warwick Academy provides an international educational environment designed for our diverse student body. Our innovative curriculum is delivered with a commitment to personalised pastoral care and enhanced by a dynamic co-curricular programme. We strive to create a culture of collaboration so that our students can become lifelong learners, global thinkers and successful leaders. The Warwick Academy Association (WAPTA) is an organization of parents, teachers, alumni, staff, relatives and interested parties with the common goal of encouraging, promoting and supporting efforts of the students and programs of the school. It plays an instrumental role in providing supplies and educational support to Warwick Academy and each year raise funds to support a wide range of school initiatives.

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Windreach

WindReach’s primary purpose is to help enrich the quality of life of individuals who are differently abled and living with special needs. We do this by offering evidence based therapeutic programmes and educational experiences for people with varying physical and intellectual abilities. Today, we have on average 200 participants benefitting from our programmes on a weekly basis. Participants range in age from preschoolers through to our older adult community.

THANK YOU TO OUR PROGRAMME SPONSORS:

Questions?

Dede Cooper

dede@butterfieldbdachampionship.com