Visteon workers, including hundreds from Swansea, have been fighting for better pensions since the car parts manufacturer went into administration in 2009.
Today's petition presentation is the latest in a long line of attempts to fight for some of the money workers say they are owed.
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It will support 41 projects across 16 local authorities, creating an additional 2818 school and childcare places for Welsh medium learners.
Jade Owen was given the anonymous donation to pay for surgery in the US which isn't available on the NHS in Wales.
The money will be used to develop construction materials to make homes more energy efficient.