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June 6, 2014

2North4South is done, video online

This year we've sponsored the initiative 2North4South by All Shapes and Sizes, in part organized by Fred Sarran. Last weekend they did their non-stop 24 hour walk from from Fraserburgh in Scotland to Aberdeen. Watch a video about their great project on www.asascharity.org.

January 17, 2014

More on Scotsman Cycling for ALD Center in Aberdeen

In summer 2013 we supported Fred Sarran's great fundraising initiative Cycling for ALD (Adults with a Learning Disability). Fred cycled 450 miles in eleven days all around Scotland in support of the donations for Balnagask Court Arts, Crafts and Activities. (more)

May 13, 2013

Supporting Scottish Cyclist for ALD center in Aberdeen

A few weeks ago we got contacted by Frederick Sarran from Scotland trying to raise funds for Balnagask Court in Torry, Aberdeen, a complex for Adults with Learning Disabilities (ALD) and Mental Health issues. From his website: … (more)

March 14, 2011

Japan Needs Our Help

Last Friday, Mar 11, 2011, Japan was struck by a catastrophic earthquake followed by a tsunami and the melt-down of at least two nuclear power cores with yet-unknown effects on life in the region. Official sources report more than 10,000 people dead and more than 500,000 homeless, but as of today the concrete number of victims is still unknown. (more)

August 12, 2010

Thank You for Helping Us Help

In January DEVONtechnologies has joined the efforts of many independent software companies to help the victims of the earthquake that destroyed most of Haiti's infrastructure on January 12, 2010, and made tens of thousands of people homeless. This week we have received a letter from Doctors Without Frontiers that I would like to share with you as it were the software licenses you purchased in January that enabled us to help. Thank you!

March 27, 2010

Switch On to Switching Off

If you care about our climate, please feel free to join the WWF Earth Hour project today, Saturday, Mar 27, 2010 at 8.30 pm your local time. DEVONtechnologies supports the WWF with a monthly donation.

January 21, 2010

Please Support the Indie+Relief

If you are looking for great Mac software and want to help the victims of the Haiti earthquake please visit the Indie+Relief initiative on January 20, 2010. All revenues made on that day of all participating companies is donated to Haiti relief funds. (more)

November 30, 2006

Thinking of the Others

While many people, especially in Germany, are complaining at the moment about everything becoming worse, this perception is distorted. Yes, some managers sack thousands of people only to drive their company's shareholder value into even higher heights. The German health care system reform is a mess. And unemployment is dropping very slowly. But, from a meta perspective, this is clearly "Lamenting at the Top Level." For people in many other regions of this World, our wealth and our high standard of living is beyond imagination. (more)