FIT For Charity Run
Overview of Activity
The FIT For Charity Run (Financial Industry in Tokyo For Charity Run) is a charity event held by the financial industry for donating funds to organizations engaging in socially worthy projects but that are unable to secure sufficient funds, through participation fees and sponsorship money for marathon and such events.
Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities has supported operation of the FIT For Charity Run as an official sponsor and a member of the organizing committee since 2009 (at the time, as Mitsubishi UFJ Securities), and since 2010 it has provided ongoing support for this event under its current name as a joint CSR activity with Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities. Every year, many employees from both companies and their family members participate in the FIT For Charity Run.
People from both companies sit in the same spectator section and cheer each other on at the event, creating a strong sense of unity between Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities and Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities.
In addition, since 2012, the employees of both companies in the spectator seats have made handwritten Christmas cards, which have been sent to hospitalized children nationwide through NPOs that the FIT supported in the past.
November 17, 2013
A total of 350 people including employees from both companies and their family members participated in this event. In addition, a total of approximately 40 volunteers from the companies provided support for this event, engaging in operation from installation to removal of the booth in the free food and beverage distribution corner at the main entrance of the Stadium.
November 18, 2012
A total of 314 people including employees of both companies and their family members participated in the event. Christmas cards were made in the spectator section of both companies for the first time. Forty-five cards with beautiful pictures were completed.
November 6, 2011
A total of 162 people including employees of Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities and their family members participated in the event. Some employees were engaged in volunteer activities such as early morning work and food distribution, while contestant participants enjoyed runs (10 km and 5 km) and walks (2.5 km).
November 7, 2010
Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities regarded the event as a joint CSR activity with Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities from this year and produced T-shirts with the logos of both companies. A total of 143 people including employees of Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities and their family members wore these shirts and participated as runners (10 km and 5 km), walkers, volunteers, etc.