Wellington Harris biography

Wellington Harris

Philanthropist

1973 –

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Who is Wellington Harris?

Wellington Harris the President of Harris Charitable Trust which is a private foundation that was funded in 1954 by the Harris family of Northampton, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom. Wellington was educated at Eton College and Cambridge, and, has blood ties to the Royal Family, and, could easily taken the easy road in life, but, decided to dedicate his time and efforts to the family foundation.

The Harris Charitable Trust supports selected local, regional, and national organizations in the United Kingdom as well as the United States serving a variety of worthwhile organizations and individuals. The Trust also supports work of selected organizations that improves or increases their effectiveness in delivering services, including efforts to alleviate critical shortages of healthcare providers, non-profit management, and other areas of need identified by the trustees. The Trust is particularly interested in supporting work that intentionally utilizes persons fifty years old and above who wish to use their expertise and life experience to assist organizations and individuals in fulfilling their goals.

Recent activities of the Trust include support for capacity building, mentoring activities, research, education, and health initiatives that in various ways support the broad interests of the Trust. The Trust has developed partnerships with organizations exploring new ideas and efforts; supported established service providers that are ready to move to a higher level of engagement; assisted educational institutions seeking to meet specific societal needs; and supported community based organizations responding to local issues. The Trust has provided funding for capital needs that enhance the efforts of growing organizations.

Read more: http://harris-chartible-trust.webnode.com/

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Born
Mar 3, 1973
Northampton, Northamptonshire, UK
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on October 10, 2013

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