Cowes Sea Cadets, Isle of Wight- May 2015
Bryan officially opened the Cowes Sea Cadets’ new headquarters, by unveiling a plaque commemorating the opening. Among those to attend the opening were Isle of Wight Lord Lieutenant Major General Martin White and The Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral Jonathan Woodcock. The Sea Cadets provides opportunities for young Islanders, aged between ten and 18.
Chelsea Academy, London-March 2015
Bryan visited Chelsea Academy and saw a singing lesson, a percussion lesson and then saw a group of Music Scholars preparing for a concert creating their own arrangement of 'Skyfall' for piano, trumpet, voice and violin.
The Bryan Adams Foundation has supported in the region of 840 students at the Academy over the past few years to have instrumental / vocal tuition. Currently the Foundation supports 61% of all students having lessons in the Academy.
Harvest Project, Canada
Bryan visited Harvest Project, whilst he was in Vancouver, in order to see the refrigeration unit which The Bryan Adams Foundation funded. It has allowed them to provide more fresh, nutritious food items for the families that they serve in the neighbourhood.
The Royal Hospital Chelsea, London
Bryan visited The Royal Hospital Chelsea to unveil berth sponsored by The Bryan Adams Foundation. The new berth is part of the extensive refurbishment programmed resulting in the original Sir Christopher Wren designed Long Wards (long corridors of berths) from 1682 being modernised from 9x9 foot rooms, without windows and only communal bathroom facilities; to newly refurbished rooms with a large window and en suite bathroom, bedroom and study. The Royal Hospital Chelsea was founded by King Charles II in 1682 and is home to the Chelsea Pensioners - 300 ex- Army servicemen, including six women, all over the age of 65 and without a living dependant.
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
Bryan visited the Interventional Radiology Suite at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. The Foundation helped fund a new angio biplane machine which will allow doctors to perform interventional radiology to treat children with a wide range of conditions
Body & Soul
Bryan visited Body & Soul's centre in London and met with staff and volunteers. The Foundation has recently supported a project for teenagers with HIV, supplementing their school day by providing mentoring, tutoring and online support.
Whilst on tour in Canada, Bryan made a visit to Renascent charity in Toronto, a charity which The Bryan Adams Foundation recently supported. He visited the Graham Munro Centre for Women and met with clients and counsellors. See more on this here: bit.ly/JYBEiU
Whilst Bryan was on tour in India, children from the IIMPACT charity travelled to Delhi to meet him and sing their version of his song 'On a day like today'. The Bryan Adams Foundation supports IIMPACT, funding 10 learning centres around Jaipur in Rajasthan to enable girls in that area to receive an education.
Fundraising Concert For The Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon
Bryan Adams performed a special fundraising concert in Beirut on 14th December 2010 in support of The Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon (CCCL), a unique regional center for the comprehensive treatment of pediatric cancer. The concert was generously sponsored by Mr Raffy Manoukian, Trustee of The Bryan Adams Foundation.
CCCL aims to provide access to free treatment and care to all children with cancer in Lebanon and the region, without any discrimination. It ensures access to the latest treatment, regardless of ability to pay and delivers psychological services to help fight the disease, as well as providing education to create better understanding and awareness.
Bryan visited the hospital the day after the concert to see at first hand its outstanding work.