Each year the mia Chairman nominates a charity to which any funds raised by the mia will be donated.
Funds are raised through raffles at mia events, donations from members or through the efforts of staff, the Board and Council of the mia.
This years charity nominated by Peter Darnell, Chairman is Carers Bucks http://www.carersbucks.org/index.shtml
Carers Bucks is an independent charity established in 2004 to support unpaid, family Carers in Buckinghamshire.
The organisation is part of the Princess Royal Trust for Carers Network, which has 141 Carers Centres around the UK.
Carers Bucks exists entirely to support and promote the wellbeing of family Carers. It supports Carers of all ages and in different caring roles, including young Carers, parents of children with a physical or learning disability, older Carers, Carers from the black and minority ethnic community and those looking after someone with mental health problems including depression.