Morgan Stanley is committed to doing its share as a responsible corporation by improving the quality of life in the communities where our employees live and work. In addition to providing extensive financial support to our key charitable priority areas -- children's health and education, diversity and cultural programs -- we encourage our employees to give something back to their communities.
We also support a variety of organizations serving diverse communities across the united states. Below are some of the organizations that we have supported.
Organizations for the Physically Disabled
OUTREACH PROGRAMS FOR MINORITIES
Foodbank AustraliaMorgan Stanley volunteers in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney helped distribute food packages in their respective markets. For more information on the foodbank, please click here
City Mile Dash for the Cancer Council NSWVolunteers from Morgan Stanley in Sydney will take part in this inaugural corporate charity race in support of the Cancer Council NSW. For more information, please click here.
Beijing Children’s HospitalVolunteers will play games and sing songs with children at the Beijing Children’s Hospital (BCH) in what has become an annual tradition for employees. For more information on BCH, please click here.
Shanghai Charity FoundationMorgan Stanley Shanghai employees ran for charity. Funds raised will be donated to the “Children Development Special Fund”. To find out more about the Shanghai Charity Foundation, please click here.
Operation Smile’s Charity Hospital in HangzhouOperation Smile China Medical Mission provides cleft lip and cleft palette surgeries for underprivileged children across China. Many of these surgeries are conducted at their charity hospital in Hangzhou. At this event, volunteers will visit children and their families who will undergo (or have undergone) surgeries. Activities include distributing toys and books, playing with the kids and talking to their families pre and post surgery.
St James’ SettlementVolunteers will tutor primary school kids in preparation for their year-end exams. To find out more about St. James Settlement's youth services, please click here.
St. James Settlement FoodbankVolunteers will help the Centre to pack rice (from Morgan Stanley’s Rice Drive) for their foodbank which is distributed to underprivileged families across Hong Kong. For more information on the Foodbank, please click here.
Hong Kong Reef CheckVolunteers (certified divers) will monitor a reef site selected by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) and report their findings which will be used for environmental protection. For more information on the Reef Check, please click here.
Hong Chi AssociationVolunteers helped organize and participate in a BBQ with mentally handicapped members of the Hong Chi Association which supports the disabled. For more information on Hong Chi, please click here.
Evergreen Centre for the Elderly
Volunteers will accompany a group of the elderly to Ocean Park. For more information on the Elderly Programme, please click here.
Happy World Welfare CenterVolunteers are prepare and deliver lunch boxes to underprivileged individuals and also help with minor repairs to their dilapidated housing. For more information on the Welfare Center, please click here.
Morgan Stanley Singapore Charity Walkathon
This GVM, Singapore launched its inaugural walkathon, a 5 km walk for charity which will be open to employees and their families. Funds raised will support local charitable initiatives.
Jurong Bird Park with Kids from Children-at-Risk Empowerment (CARE)
Volunteers will accompany kids from CARE to the Jurong Bird Park. To learn more about CARE, please click here.
ICM: Helping slums in the PhilippinesA decade ago, a group of investment bankers were disturbed by the poverty they saw in the Philippines, where 12 million people live in abject poverty of less than HK$4 per person per day. So they used their business skills to identify ways to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the poor. International Care Ministries (ICM) now provides skills training to more than 100,000 people in 1,500 slum communities, delivers millions of doses of free medicine to the sick, and operates nearly 100 schools for at-risk children.
Environment cleaning (trash pickup) in Dalunwei Mountain hiking trail, Neihu, Taipei
Volunteers cleaned up rubbish along the Dalunwei Mountain hiking trail in support of the Society of Wilderness (SOW). To find out more about SOW, please click here.
Outreach Programs for Minorities
Benevolent SocietyMorgan Stanley volunteers in Sydney will support the Benevolent Society (which cares for the elderly) prepare for their annual fundraising event. For more information click here.
Donate a Day’s Work for CharityEmployees in all of our Australia offices will be able to donate either a half or full day’s pay to the Firm’s two focus charities
Jiu Qian Charity SchoolVolunteers work with kids from the Jiu Qian Charity School (an NPO which provides education for the children of immigrant workers). To find out more about the school, please click here.
Edu-aidMorgan Stanley employees have run a Charity Auction to raise funds for a primary school in Shen Jia Cun village, Li Jiang — a remote village in Yunnan. Edu-aid in Yongning will help distribute Morgan Stanley donations to the school. To find out more about Edu-aid, please click here.
St James’ Settlement RehabilitationVolunteers accompany a group of mentally handicapped adults on a hike in the trails above Hong Kong. For more information on St. James Settlement’s rehabilitation services, please click here.
HKSPCVolunteers and HKSPC nursery school students will create a life-size piece of artwork together. For more information on HKSPC, please click here.
Pathfinders for Migrant Female WorkersVolunteers will baby sit kids aged 6 months – 3 years while their mothers take part in a support group. For more information on PathFinders, please click here.
Birthday Happiness (Underprivileged Kids)
Morgan Stanley will work with Birthday Happiness to provide birthday parties for underprivileged kids aged 6–12 years old. For more information on Birthday Happiness, please click here.
Morgan Stanley will work with Kids4Kids to collect donated books and then sort them for Crossroads to distribute across Hong Kong and China. For more information on Kids4Kids, please click here.
Fun Day with Children — Light of Life TrustAround 80 Morgan Stanley employees and family members will visit the Light of Life Trust schools in Karjat (around 100 km from Mumbai) and spend the day with the charity’s children. Activities include interactive education sessions, recreational activities and gift giving. For more information about Light of Life Trust, please click here.
Hariyali Tree Planting Event
At this annual environmental event, around 300 Morgan Stanley employees participate in tree planting, building check-dams for water reservoirs, seed sowing and weeding at the Bhavale site, Thane District (around 50 km from Mumbai). For more information about Hariyali, please click here.
Seoul Baby Orphanage
Volunteers will help care for orphaned babies in this care center. Activities include feeding, changing diapers and reading books. For more information on the orphanage, please click here.
Employees were partnered with underprivileged teenagers in a subsidized painting course. Paintings from the course will be auctioned for charity at a later date. For more information on MyArtsSpace, please click here.