15 Nov Cargo Day 2019 set to be the biggest yet!
This years Cargo Day is already on track to be the biggest yet with many organisations from the global shipping community getting on-board.
Mercy Ships would like to say a huge thank you to the many companies who have already pledged their support which will help eradicate diseases of poverty in West Africa.
So far the global campaign has raised a staggering $849,400
Mike Anthony (Right) from Braemar ACM, pictured here with Sam Wagner from Mercy Ships, visited the Africa Mercy on a vision trip which inspired him to get involved.
“[It was] such a life changing and memorable experience. I feel incredibly privileged and honoured. [There is] plenty to do but I am excited to join such an inspiring cause and feel empowered to kick things on and spread the word”
Mike Anthony, Braemar
What is Cargo day?
Mercy Ships Cargo day is a campaign that unites organisations from across the shipping industry by providing a platform for them to pledge their support.
Each year members of the global shipping and trading industry join together, to raise awareness and pledge money to Mercy Ships. Helping to change lives in some of the world’s poorest regions.
Who takes part?
Organisations from around the world take part including; charterers, ship owners, ship builders, ship brokers, insurers and suppliers. Anyone associated with the shipping and trading industry who wants to help transform lives can pledge and donate.
Mercy Ships UK wants to say a particular thank you to the below UK partners who have so far pledged/raised an incredible $261,823
- ST Shipping
- Howe Robinson
- Vitol, Clarksons UK
- E.A Gibson
- AIA, Scorpio
Where will the money go?
All donations will help Mercy Ships deliver life saving and life changing surgeries, training and resources in the areas that need it most. This means that volunteer surgeons like Dr Gary Parker can continue to provide much needed surgery in countries like Senegal.
Find out more about Cargo day right here: https://mercyshipscargoday.org/