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Our Latest Projects 2018

​The Smurfit Group Kappa Foundation was established to help the communities in the areas where we have the privilege to operate.

The aim of the Foundation is to fund projects in these communities, particularly those which are sustainable and focus on helping young and disadvantaged children through education. Below you will find some of the projects we have supported so far during 2018.

Sir Thomas Lipton Foundation, UK

The Sir Thomas Lipton Foundation is a UK-based organisation, intent on supporting children aged 10 to 12, in areas of acute social and economic disadvantage as they enter their critical teenage years.

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SOS Childrens Villages, Czech Republic

Smurfit Kappa Foundation is proud to support SOS Children’s Villages who are focused on helping vulnerable children in the Czech Republic

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Fundacion Codet, Mexico

The Fundación Codet provides effective eye care in Tijuana, Mexico by offering free consultations and treatments to children whose parents do not have the economic resources for private care. .

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Walburgisheim, Germany

Walburgisheim is a social facility located in Feucht, Germany, not far from Smurfit Kappa’s local corrugated plant. It is a facility which provides services for 40 children from disadvantaged areas.

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Down Syndrome Ireland

The Smurfit Kappa Foundation is delighted to contribute to the refurbishment of a new Centre of Excellence supporting the down syndrome community in the West of Ireland.

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Olga, Russia

The charity 'Olga' based in Russia provides support to children with physical and mental disabilities, as well as assisting their families.

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Kleine Strolche, Germany

The Kleine Strolche Children’s Home is a refuge for young children who come from abusive and often deeply traumatic backgrounds.

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Sturovo Orphanage, Slovakia

The Smurfit Kappa Foundation was invited to participate in the renovation of an orphanage at Štúrovo, Slovakia, which included the creation of new play spaces, resurfacing the yards and creating safer communal areas.

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La Cebollera, Spain

The Smurfit Kappa Foundations support the 'La Cebollera' Youth Centre to provide a space for young people and children from low-income areas in Valencia, Spain

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Joriskring Foundation, Netherlands

We're pleased to support the JorisKring Foundation to expand their sensory friendly outdoor space for children with serious physical and mental limitations and provide two new electric vehicles.

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La Escuelita, El Salvador

The 'La Escuelita' project in the Morazan region of El Salvador aims to create educational facilities for the under-privileged children of the region.

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Fundacion Tambien, Spain

The Smurfit Kappa Foundation is delighted to support Fundación También in promoting the equality and inclusiveness required by children with disabilities through sports

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Friends of Foreland School, UK

The Friends of Foreland School is a charity which supports children with Profound, Severe and Complex Needs (PSCN).

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Stichting Ark, Netherlands

​The “Stichting Ark” organisation is a Children’s day centre in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. They provide individualised one-on-one care for children with autism, complex special needs and multiple disabilities.

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Scoil Chríost Rí, Ireland

The Smurfit Kappa Foundation is thrilled to support Scoil Chríost Rí, a disadvantaged state school in Clare with funds to purchase IT, sporting and music facilities.

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