Stories from the beneficiaries

Paf donated laptops to Save the Children

Paf donated laptops to Save the Children

Paf chose to donate IT equipment to the Save the Children's organization. The equipment consisted of several laptops and a laser printer that was received by the children's rights organization in the nice spring weather on Åland. “Save the Children is one of our founders, we would not be here without them and they are very important for our community…

09 April 2021
340 lunch boxes to Matbanken

340 lunch boxes to Matbanken

Paf gave 340 lunch boxes to Matbanken (“The Food Bank”) as well as Christmas bread and gingerbread. Matbanken is a non-profit association that distributes food free of charge to households that are having financial difficulties. “This is a very nice gesture by Paf and we are very happy that we received the lunch boxes,” says Susanne Ohlsson, Operations Manager for…

17 December 2020
A good throw – for Save the Children

A good throw – for Save the Children

Save the Children together with the disc golf associations, arranged a fundraiser for the Children's Fund. In the fundraiser, the number of rounds played gave money to the Children's Fund. Paf participated as a main sponsor of the event. “It was an exciting and fun event with a nice atmosphere,” says Save the Children's acting manager Lotta Angergård. A total…

10 November 2020
Paf lowers its loss limit even further

Paf lowers its loss limit even further

Paf is lowering its annual loss limit by another 5,000 euros. The lowering of the loss limit strengthens Paf's commitment to responsible gaming and secures Paf's position among the most responsible gaming companies. The Red Cross is supporting Paf's decision to lower its loss limit. When Paf first introduced the loss limit in 2018, it was set at 30,000 euros…

Reduced climate impact, Switzerland and 21 million euros

Reduced climate impact, Switzerland and 21 million euros

Last year was a good year for Paf, our overall sales increased and our results improved. We also managed to reduce our climate impact, we joined the Swiss gaming market and a total of 21 million euros was distributed for the benefit of society. These are some of the main achievements that headline the 2019 annual report that we publish…

Extra big dividend from Paf to help society

Extra big dividend from Paf to help society

Paf is providing a larger dividend of 40 million euros this year. The money will be used to alleviate the negative effects of the coronavirus. Paf's customer segments for 2019 show that the number of big players has decreased by 67%. The profit generated by the Åland gaming company Paf during the financial year 2019 was €25.6 million, an increase…

Prehistoric society Fibula

Prehistoric society Fibula

Early 2018 saw the ínaugruation of the new timber building of the prehistoric society Fornföreningen Fibula in Vikingabyn. Built with hand-hewn 9-meter beams from Bolstaholm, the exterior of the building resonates the same Iron Age feeling as the rest of the village, While the interior comprises of modern facilities adequate for holding courses all year round. The association is hoping…

27 April 2018
Safety and companionship at sea

Safety and companionship at sea

Ålands sjöräddningssällskap Work in the rescue services can be tough and demanding. On an everyday basis it involves drills, preventive work and assignments that are not in themselves dangerous. Åland’s Sea Rescue Company has six stations and approximately 120 active members of staff who carry out around 100 assignments every year in the waters around Åland. The activity is…

14 December 2016

The funds we generate through gaming is distributed to projects and organisations that enrich everyday life on the Ålands Islands.

Beneficiaries

The €40 million generated by Paf during 2019 (and previous years profit) was distributed during 2020 to over 300 beneficiaries and used to alleviate the effects of Covid-19. Read more about the allocation process.

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