Sunday 6 October 2019

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All funds raised by runners will be split equally between the 2019 local chosen charity the JSPCA and Standard Chartered’s own global initiative Futuremakers. 

About Futuremakers

Futuremakers by Standard Chartered (“Futuremakers”), a global initiative to tackle inequality and promote greater economic inclusion for young people in our communities, is the official global beneficiary* for the Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon 2019.

Through Futuremakers programmes, we can make a difference in promoting economic inclusion and empowering our next generation to learn, earn and grow. Globally, more than 200 million young people are either unemployed, or they have jobs, but continue to live in poverty due to low income. [1] We believe everyone should have access to opportunities to realise their full potential so all money raised for Futuremakers from this year’s event will go toward education, employability and entrepreneurship programmes for disadvantaged young people around the world.

Learn more about Futuremakers.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8SokeFfjwY

*£5 from each entry to The 2019 Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon will be donated to Futuremakers by Standard Chartered and will benefit our global implementing partner Women Win, a registered charity in the Netherlands under the name “Stitching Women Win, KvK 34267612.”

1 https://www.ilo.org/infostories/Stories/Employment/Youth-still-struggle-to-get-good-jobs#header

About JSPCA Animals' Shelter

The JSPCA Animals’ Shelter is one of Jersey’s oldest charities and in May 2018 we celebrated our 150th Anniversary. We rely completely on donations and fundraising events.

Our mission statement “Prevent cruelty, Promote knowledge, and Provide for the aged, sick, lost and unwanted animals in Jersey”

We provide the following services –

  • Provide a home for Jersey’s unwanted, sick, lost, aged companion animals until new homes are found.
  • An Assisted Veterinary Care service to families with low income
  • Continued veterinary care for animals rehomed from the JSPCA with a medical condition
  • Rehome dogs, cats, small furries, birds, reptiles
  • Boarding facilities for cats
  • Pet cremation service
  • Jersey pet cemetery
  • 24 hour ambulance service
  • Rescue & Rehabilitation of injured wildlife – All treated free of charge
  • Reuniting lost & found animals
  • Educating schools and the local community
  • Dog guardian scheme – finding temporary homes for dogs who find kennel life stressful

Learn more about the JSPCA