Corporate Social Responsibility

World Travel Centre Group continue to strive to operate in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner.

Charity initiatives

The World Travel Centre Group actively encourage employees to take part in fundraising activities for a number of worthwhile causes. Not only does our contribution help the wider community, but it also strengthens relationships.

We are committed to giving something back to our society, focusing primarily on supporting local charities and initiatives.

Charities we support include:

Dóchas is a network:
A meeting place for organisations committed to tackling poverty
and inequality around the world. 

 

Team Jonathan Ranson: Jonathan suffered a life-changing spinal injury in 2014. He broke his neck in a diving accident (leaving him paralyzed from the chest down) and needs ongoing financial support to access specialized services and equipment. 

 

The Gareth Morrison Young Peoples Project Sandy Row (Belfast): The Gareth Morrison Young People’s Project was formed in 2013 after Gareth Morrison, died after taking Ecstasy tablets. His family set up the charity in his memory, aiming to make young people aware of the dangers of drugs as a lasting legacy. 

 

YENI Young Enterprise Northern Ireland: is a charity developing the entrepreneurial skills and aspirations of young people aged four to 25 to prepare them for the new economy. YENI develop the skills of young people to ensure they leave education prepared for life and work. 

 

Belfast Mela:
The Belfast Mela is the largest inter cultural festival held in Ireland (North and South) attracting on average 20,000 visitors a year. The event is recognised as the flagship multicultural event of Belfast creating a shared space in a city suffering from sectarianism and racism and tacking these issues through art/music/dance and cultural exchange. 

 

Paddy Wallace Foundation for Autism:
has launched the ‘Buddy Bench’ scheme throughout Northern Ireland sites including schools and play areas to help propel the Fund’s mission of raising awareness and eradicating the stigma associated with Autism through hands-on social projects. 

 

Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce:
An annual event is held to raise vital funds for a Cancer charity to help them continue to provide their services – saving lives and supporting people affected by cancer. Each year we support this initiative by contributing a prize to raffle at the event.