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Madlug Foundation Limited

  • Status

    Received: on time

  • Income

    £99.9K

  • Spending

    £117.7K

Charity no. 107658 Company no. 660774 Date registered. 22/06/2020

Public benefits

The direct benefit from both purposes is enhancing the independence, and improving the quality of life, of children and young people in care; ensuring they live with dignity and do not carry their belongings in a plastic bag. The benefits of both purposes are demonstrated and evidenced through the increasing number of people using the Foundation’s

services; providing bags to children and adults in care - improving the quality of their life and ensuring they live with dignity and do not carry their belongings in a plastic bag. All donation of bags / luggage will be assessed prior to being supplied, to ensure the purposes are fulfilled, and also to ensure that the benefits outweigh any potential harm. The beneficiaries of Madlug Foundation Limited are children and young adults in care in the UK and Ireland. The Trustees are satisfied there is no private benefit flowing from the purpose of our organisation.

What your organisation does

Madlug Foundation Limited confines itself to supplying luggage to children and young people in care in the UK and Ireland to allow them to travel with dignity. All donation of bags / luggage will be assessed prior to being supplied, to ensure the purposes are fulfilled, and also to ensure that the benefits outweigh any potential harm. Madlug

Foundation will also carry out any other activities which fulfil and further supporting children and young people in care in the UK and Ireland, or can conveniently be carried on ancillary to or in conjunction with, to travel with dignity by supplying them with luggage.

The charity’s classifications

  • The relief of those in need by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage

Who the charity helps

  • Children (5-13 year olds)
  • Preschool (0-5 year olds)
  • Specific areas of deprivation
  • Youth (14-25 year olds)

How the charity works

  • General charitable purposes
  • Relief of poverty

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 30 April 2023

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charity accounts & reports for financial year end 30 April 2022

Independent examiners report Charity accounts Trustee annual report

Charitable purposes

(i) To support children and young people in care in the UK & Ireland to travel with dignity by supplying them with luggage. (ii) To raise awareness of the value, worth and dignity of children in care through promotional campaigns and educational resources. (iii) To train, support and fund employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for care experienced young people. (iv) To carry out any other activity which fulfills and which further or can conveniently be carried on ancillary or in conjunction with any of the above objectives.

Governing document

Memorandum and Articles

Other name


  • 7 Trustees
  • 0 Employees
  • 8 Volunteers

Contact details

Public address

  • Mr Dave Linton, 10 Glenview Drive, Lurgan, Craigavon, BT66 6ES

Trustee board

Trustee
Mr David Linton
Mr Graham Paul Gardner Murray
Ms Sarah-Jane Mowbray
Gareth Rees
Leigh Brown
Dearbhla Holohan
Mrs Helen Dunn

List of regions

  • In Northern Ireland
  • In The Uk