Morgan Stanley today announced a new two-year charity partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, voted for by employees following a week-long poll which included three other charities.
The new partnership will see employees aiming to raise £750,000, which will be matched by the Morgan Stanley International Foundation, to raise a total of £1.5 million. The funds raised will enable the creation of Morgan Stanley House, a new parent accommodation unit close to Great Ormond Street Hospital for the parents of children in intensive care, and in other wards across the hospital, helping to ensure that families can be close to their children during the most critical times.
Colm Kelleher, President of Institutional Securities and CEO of Morgan Stanley International, said, "Giving back to the communities in which we live and work has long been embedded in Morgan Stanley’s culture. I am very proud of the enthusiasm our London employees have shown in creating long-lasting legacies through their fundraising and volunteering efforts. Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity has a special place in our hearts, having been a charity partner of the firm previously when we helped fund the Morgan Stanley Clinical Building, which opened in 2012, and we are very excited to continue our support of this great organisation.”
Tim Johnson, Chief Executive of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity, continued, “We are absolutely delighted that Morgan Stanley staff have chosen Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity as their new charity partner. We have a long history of working in partnership with Morgan Stanley and we are thrilled to continue our journey together. Undoubtedly, Morgan Stanley House is going to have a very significant and positive impact on the lives of families with children being cared for at Great Ormond Street Hospital.”
About The Morgan Stanley International Foundation
The Morgan Stanley International Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Morgan Stanley in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Since its inception in 1994, the Foundation has been making contributions to charitable and non profit organisations where Morgan Stanley has a presence, focused on children’s health and education. The Foundation supports young people and strives to ensure that more children have access to quality healthcare and educational programmes, enabling them to have a more meaningful life.
Morgan Stanley has a strong tradition of supporting its charity partners, including past beneficiaries such as The Prince’s Trust, Kids Company, Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity, the British Heart Foundation and Community Links. For further information about the Morgan Stanley International Foundation please visit www.morganstanley.com/msif
About Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. With offices in more than 43 countries, the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals. For more information about Morgan Stanley, please visit www.morganstanley.com.
About Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity
Great Ormond Street Hospital is one of the world’s leading children’s hospitals with the broadest range of dedicated, children’s healthcare specialists under one roof in the UK. The hospital’s pioneering research and treatment gives hope to children who are suffering from the rarest, most complex and often life-threatening conditions, from across the country and abroad.
Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity needs to raise vital funds each year to help rebuild and refurbish Great Ormond Street Hospital, provide vital up-to-date equipment and fund research into better treatments for the children. You can help us to provide world class care for our patients and families. For more information visit www.gosh.org