Dell Technologies partnership with Barnardos extended for further two years

first_imgEmail Barnardos, with the kind support of Dell Technologies Ireland along with Former Grand Slam winner, Current Elite IRFU Rugby Referee and Barnardos Ambassador, Joy Neville today launched their local call for volunteers in Limerick. Dell Technologies volunteers at the Limerick Volunteer Drive for Barnardos at the Dell Technologies in the Raheen Business Park, Limerick.The children’s charity, who work with more than 17,600 children each year and has two centres in Limerick, needs valuable volunteers for their National Collection Day, kindly supported by Dell, on September 13th.Photo: Oisin McHugh True MediaDELL Technologies Limerick has committed to extending its partnership with Barnardos by a further two years, which will help the children’s charity continue its vital work to support vulnerable children and families in IrelandThe partnership which involves the provision of financial support, as well as the sharing of employee expertise, skills and the volunteering of time, was first formed in 2017 to support the good work and continued vision of Barnardos.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Over the course of three years the Dell Technologies teams in Dublin, Cork and Limerick have volunteered their time to support the organisation’s National Collection Day, hosted various fundraising initiatives on their campuses and in recent weeks have supported the organisation as they transitioned their services to virtual settings.Employees at Dell Technologies are always available to provide digital support to Barnardos but in recent weeks this has evolved to respond to the current environment and the team has been sharing expertise in managing teams remotely, organising virtual meetings, ensuring the organisation remains secure while the team operates remotely and general technical training.Throughout the partnership, the team at Dell Technologies has also helped to create and deliver ‘Code Work Clubs’, a new initiative for the organisation hosted at regional Barnardos Homework Clubs in Cork, Limerick and Dublin. The Clubs were set up with an aim to deliver digital skills to the young people participating who might not have access to technology on a day-to-day basis.Suzanne Connolly, CEO, Barnardos commended the “phenomenal” impact the partnership has had on the organisation and “ultimately the lives of children and families in Ireland”.She said, “Thanks to the support of Dell Technologies team members in their fundraising efforts, skills sharing and awareness building over the last three years we have made a difference to the children of Barnardos.“We’re looking forward to seeing what we can achieve together in the next two years, as we continue to provide support to those most in need, working to close the digital divide among communities across Ireland and provide much-needed help to the most vulnerable children in our society.”Sean O’Reilly, Vice-President, EMEA Logistics and Site Leader, Dell Technologies Limerick said since first joining forces with Barnardos “we’ve been truly inspired by the life-changing impact Barnardos has on children and families in communities throughout Ireland”.“This has struck a chord with our own team members who over the years have come together to support the children’s charity.“This support has been particularly evident in recent weeks as the team has worked to ensure the organisation has the digital skills and capabilities to manage teams remotely and to continue providing the vital supports to families and children across the country.In addition to the company’s financial contributions, our employees donate their time and creativity in order to help Barnardos to continue their valuable work.”He concluded by saying the team were “delighted” to extend the partnership for a further two years “and continue to support the great work that Barnardos does.” Advertisement Facebook Print BusinessNewsCommunityDell Technologies partnership with Barnardos extended for further two yearsBy Cian Reinhardt – August 18, 2020 262 center_img Twitter Linkedin WhatsApp Previous articleLimerick Cricket Club complete clean sweep over busy weeekendNext articleLimerick Post Show | Milk Market on re-opening Cian Reinhardthttp://www.limerickpost.ieJournalist & Digital Media Coordinator. Covering human interest and social issues as well as creating digital content to accompany news stories. [email protected]last_img read more

Report: Highest Percentage of Seriously Underwater Loans in Q3 Originated During Housing Boom

first_img in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News Home / Daily Dose / Report: Highest Percentage of Seriously Underwater Loans in Q3 Originated During Housing Boom  Print This Post The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago The highest percentage of residential mortgage loans that were seriously underwater in this year’s third quarter were originated during the housing bubble between 2004 and 2008, according to RealtyTrac’s U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report for Q3 2014.RealtyTrac reported that about 15 percent of all residential properties with a mortgage in the U.S. were seriously underwater in Q3, meaning the combined loan amount secured by the property is at least 25 percent higher than the property’s estimated market value. About 40 percent of the mortgage loans originated in 2006 were seriously underwater in Q3 2014, the highest percentage for any year after 2004, according to RealtyTrac.The number of Q3’s seriously underwater mortgages that were originated in the years following 2006 has declined steadily with each year before inching back up in the last two years. The percentage of seriously underwater mortgages in Q3 originated in 2007 was 35 percent; in 2008, it was 25 percent; and for every year, it declined until hitting a low of 7 percent in 2012. The percentage of mortgage loans originated in 2014 that were seriously underwater in Q3 was 10 percent.Meanwhile, the highest percentage of equity-rich homeowners, which are those with at least 50 percent equity in their properties, were those who bought or refinanced their homes between 1994 and 1998, according to RealtyTrac.The highest percentage of seriously underwater homeowners in Q3, according to RealtyTrac, were those that owned homes that were worth less than $200,000. About 55 percent of homes worth less than $50,000 were seriously underwater in Q3, while only 10 percent of homes in that price range were equity rich. About 34 percent of homes in the price range of $50,000 to $100,000 were seriously underwater, while 13 percent were equity rich.Homes worth more than $200,000 had lower percentages of seriously underwater homeowners and higher percentages of equity rich homeowners in Q3, according to RealtyTrac. For example, about 6 percent of homeowners with homes worth between $500,000 and $750,000 were seriously underwater, while 31 percent of homeowners with homes in that price range were equity rich. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago October 27, 2014 908 Views Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Tagged with: equity rich properties RealtyTrac Seriously Underwater Mortgages About Author: Brian Honea Brian Honea’s writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master’s degree from Amberton University in Garland. The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Previous: Optimism Among Home Sellers Declines in Q3 Next: DS News Webcast: Tuesday 10/28/2014 equity rich properties RealtyTrac Seriously Underwater Mortgages 2014-10-27 Brian Honea Share Save Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Related Articles The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Report: Highest Percentage of Seriously Underwater Loans in Q3 Originated During Housing Boom Subscribelast_img read more