The Electrical Industries Charity is the national charity for the electrical and energy industries.
Our mission is to look after all people from the electrical and energy industries whenever they or their families need help with life's challenges, whether big or small, at every stage of their lives.
The Charity has a long association with our industries dating back to 1905 when The Electrical Trades Benevolent Institution was set up by ten leaders of the emerging electrical industry who felt a duty to help those in the industry in the event that "accident, infirmity, misfortune or old age, limited their activities or curtailed their means".
The Charity changed its name to EEIBA - Electrical and Electronics Industries Benevolent Association in 1967".
The world has changed since then, the electrical and energy industries have changed, and so has the original institution.
In 2014 the new name - the Electrical Industries Charity - speaks of a more connected and energised organisation at the heart of its industries, delivering practical support and bringing the industries together to help their own. The Electrical Industries Charity offers a range of services to support people in our industries:
'Dinosaurs & Dragons'. A short film about how the Electrical Industries Charity helped with funding a powerchair for Cameron. (YouTube 06:07)Read more about how we helped Cameron and his family.
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The Electrical Industries Charity’s first ever Dragon Boat is starting to take shape as teams continue to sign up, including the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) and City Electrical Factors (CEF). Now it’s time for you to do the same. Don’t leave it too late, sign up to the challenge now and bring your family, colleagues and friends together for this fun summer event. As part of their participation, ECA and CEF have committed hundreds of pounds towards the Electrical Industries Charity, which will be used to support those who need help the most. The ECA team is also seeking to raise further funds for the charity through a fundraising drive, and you can make your donations by visiting: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Electrical-Contractor-s-Association The best challenging event this summer - Dragon Boat 2016 is taking place on Saturday 6th August at Peterborough Rowing Lake. This fun family event includes a food stall, a picnic area, and activities for children, such as funfair rides and face painting.
No previous experience is required to participate in the race just an enthusiastic team of eleven who have the passion for winning.
For further information or to book your team to take on the challenge for the Electrical Industries Charity. Please contact Vicky Gray -
or please click here to visit the Dragon Boat 2016 events page