Six Degrees the converged technology infrastructure provider, has raised over £35,000 for WeSeeHope (formerly HOPEHIV) at its fourth annual Golf Day.


Hosted at the prestigious Brocket Hall, guests of Six Degrees and WeSeeHope enjoyed, despite the showers, a round of the Melbourne Course. Dinner was then served in the picturesque Oak Room, followed by a raffle and auction.

WeSeeHope exists to support orphans and other vulnerable children living in extreme poverty in Southern and Eastern Africa. The charity works with 19 local project partners in 185 communities to restore, protect, educate and equip these children sustainably. On October 10th, we_see_hope_6dg_charity_golf_day22015 WeSeeHope changed its name to better reflect the hope it sees in the extraordinary resilience, tenacity and human spirit of the young people and communities it supports.

To find out more about WeSeeHope, watch this video.

we_see_hope_6dg_charity_golf_day3Six Degrees has supported WeSeeHope since 2011 through the bespoke CSR programme, Six Degrees of Hope. Following the Golf Day, the programme has raised over £290,000 for WeSeeHope and continues to grow as the company expands.

Mark Glen, CEO of WeSeeHope, commented, “On behalf of the WeSeeHope team, I would like to extend a genuine ‘thank you’ to the Six Degrees team for putting on such a fun and enjoyable Golf Day, and to everyone who attended for their generous support at the event. We will use the money raised carefully and wisely to ensure that many more children and young people will be supported and empowered in the coming year. Six Degrees’ support and engagement on Wednesday was a huge we_see_hope_6dg_charity_golf_day1encouragement to us at WeSeeHope.”

Alastair Mills, CEO of Six Degrees, concluded, “This is an exciting time for WeSeeHope and we are thrilled to be part of such a positive step forward. At Six Degrees, we take our fundraising very seriously but it is always nice to have fun whilst doing so. The Golf Day brought together friends of the company and of WeSeeHope, and was a great way to celebrate our commitment to the cause. We look forward to being part of the next step in the WeSeeHope journey.”