Meeting Needs funds life-changing treatment for more than 50 children

Working with Project Harar, event industry charity Meetings Industry Meeting Needs (MIMN) is to fund transport, accommodation, food and medication in terms of post-operative care for 52 young Ethiopians following operations on cleft palate and associated conditions with a donation of just £5,000. Surgery will be carried out in the capital, Addis Ababa, in partnership with three hospitals. Project Harar’s three outreach officers identify patients and provide transportation for them and a parent or guardian, treatment, accommodation, food and prescription drugs. The grant also covers the costs of follow-up treatment including rhinoplasty, speech and language therapy. In total, Project Harar treats nearly 500 such patients annually and Meeting Needs has helped the organisation for several years. ...more

Only two weeks left to bid on the M&IT Industry Awards online auction

There are only 14 days left to bid for a host of wonderful prizes including holidays, overnight stays in luxury hotels, concert tickets and behind-the-scenes tours of popular attractions. Some of the amazing prizes on offer include: Tickets to see Morrison including 2 nights executive accommodation at the world famous Culloden Estate and Spa; and a dinner showcasing the best of Northern Ireland produce ( ...more


who are we?

Meetings Industry Meeting Needs (MIMN) is a registered charity founded by leading figures in the UK conference and events Industry. The objective of MIMN is to raise funds for worthy causes relevant to the events industry which may not have the resources to raise sufficient funds without additional contributions. Many needy causes do not have access to public funding and MIMN can provide financial support to these types of organisations through various fund-raising initiatives and activities.

Children of Chanzige Primary School celebrate the availability of clean, fresh water in their new storage tank

Computer training for schoolchildren
Six computers and a wall-mounted white board and projector for Chanzige Primary School in Southern Tanzania with a grant of £2,400.

Donation of £5000 will help disabled
For SpecialEffect the purchase of a Specialist Kit for nearly £5000 will test an individual’s ability to operate hardware to benefit from life-enhancing computer software.

Clean water for a Zambian village
£4,500 donated by MIMN is enough to support an entire village in Zambia to change their hygiene and sanitation practices and access safe water.

SpecialEffect are a UK based charity who focus on helping those with disabilities live a better life

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