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Pushing the limits of what’s possible for the Armed Forces Para-Snowsport Team

by Tara Allison

From Give and Match programmes in the Philippines to supporting photography students in the heart of London, Trend Micro contributes to a range of worthy causes across the globe. Yet few embody the resilience, determination and awesome potential of the human spirit to overcome the greatest of obstacles, than the Armed Forces Para-Snowsport Team (AFPST). We’ve teamed up with them before, notably on a Climb Everest challenge. But a new fundraising effort could be the boldest yet.

An “adaptive” team* will attempt to become the first ever to kayak the waters between Land’s End and John O’Groats—a 1,400 kilometre trip. In so doing, they’re hoping to raise £100,000 for AFPST. Click here to donate.

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Climbing ‘Everest’ in Support of an Inspirational Cause

by Matt Poulton

At Trend Micro we spend each and every day trying to make the digital world a safer place. And we’ve become pretty good at it over the past 30 years, blocking over 20.4 billion threats in the first half of 2018 alone. But that’s not the full story. Our corporate DNA is also hard-wired to helping society more broadly, through a range of regular initiatives and sponsorship of worthy causes. The problem is selecting the latter from the huge variety out there.

Fortunately, in the UK our job was made very easy thanks to the Armed Forces Para-Snowsport Team (AFPST): a charity that makes a huge difference to wounded, injured or sick personnel and veterans. On Monday we held our Climb Everest Challenge to raise money and awareness for the AFPST.

The good news is, there’s still an opportunity to pledge your support to a charity helping to transform the lives of some inspirational men and women. Continue reading