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14 brands supporting charities: corporate fundraising round up

Gareth Southgate supports Deutsche Bank

Listed here are 14 of the company partnerships with charities to have caught our eye this month, from Deutsche Financial institution’s fundraising for Remedy Leukaemia, to Iceland’s new partnership with Alzheimer’s Analysis UK, and Dunelm’s with Macmillan.


 Deutsche Financial institution & Remedy Leukaemia

Deutsche Financial institution raised £1.2m for Remedy Leukaemia in 2018 as certainly one of its two UK Charities of the Yr, greater than the primary yr of any earlier partnership. Hundreds of Deutsche Financial institution employees throughout the UK helped obtain this complete by way of volunteering, quizzes, bodily challenges, raffles and lots of extra fundraising initiatives in addition to a hackathon to develop prototype cellular apps to profit blood most cancers sufferers worldwide (essential picture). The most important single influence got here from the financial institution’s ‘One Day’ wage giving initiative, which raised over £630,000 for Remedy Leukaemia. This can fund a pioneering Remedy Acceleration Laboratory on the College of Oxford, which can drive the event of latest personalised blood most cancers therapies.

Picture: England captain Gareth Southgate in the course of the One Day occasion.



Maxol & Conscious NI

Maxol, with the assistance of employees and clients, has raised £23,000 in Northern Eire for charity companion, AWARE. Maxol ran companywide fundraising initiatives to boost cash for AWARE NI together with ‘Prime up by Ten’ in the summertime and the Christmas Espresso Cup Marketing campaign in November and December. The funds raised by Maxol will go in the direction of serving to AWARE improve consciousness of constructive psychological wellbeing in native communities and assist to offer help teams and schooling programmes throughout the nation.


We have simply came upon that @MorganStanley have chosen us as their new charity companion, and we could not be extra excited! This can be really game-changing for younger individuals dealing with most cancers in London

— Teenage Most cancers Belief (@TeenageCancer) February 5, 2019

Morgan Stanley & Teenage Most cancers Belief

Morgan Stanley has introduced a brand new two-year charity partnership with Teenage Most cancers Belief. The brand new partnership was voted for by staff following a week-long ballot. The partnership will see staff aiming to boost £500,000, which can be matched by the Morgan Stanley Worldwide Basis, to boost a complete of a minimum of £1million. This help will assist create a brand new, pioneering Teenage Most cancers Belief hospital ward in London, together with a brand new workforce of skilled nurses throughout London and the South East who will present specialist care in hospital and at residence.  


We’re delighted to announce that, after a Financial institution extensive vote, our staff have chosen @Thoughts as our charity of the yr 2019. Thoughts strives to offer recommendation and help to empower anybody experiencing a psychological well being drawback. We’re wanting ahead to serving to them obtain their objective!

— Aldermore Financial institution (@AldermoreBank) January 29, 2019

Aldermore & Thoughts

Specialist financial institution Aldermore has chosen Thoughts as its Charity of the Yr for 2019. Thoughts was the profitable choice after a shortlist of charities have been put to a bank-wide worker vote. In help of Thoughts, Aldermore will maintain a collection of deliberate fundraising occasions all through 2019, all the things from bake gross sales to sponsored runs, and the Financial institution will match the quantity raised at every occasion by way of its ‘pound for pound’ scheme.


Proud to be working with Iceland Meals as they make a £1m dedication to Alzheimer’s Analysis UK ⁦@icelandrichard⁩ ⁦@IcelandFoods⁩

— Hilary Evans (@HilaryAlzUK) February 7, 2019

Iceland & Alzheimer’s Analysis UK

Iceland will make investments £1m in Alzheimer’s Analysis UK in a partnership with the charity for 2019. The cash will fund analysis looking for a remedy in addition to efforts to boost consciousness of the debilitating illness Iceland is to carry a charity fundraising week from eight June, with in-store actions involving each employees and clients. Iceland has supported Alzheimer’s Analysis UK beforehand, between 2011 and 2013 and has raised £15m for dementia causes since 2010.


Shakespeare hospice

Dallas Burston Polo Membership & The Shakespeare Hospice

Dallas Burston Polo Membership has chosen The Shakespeare Hospice as charity companion. As its companion, the hospice will obtain a donation of income at main occasions and have representatives on website elevating funds and consciousness. The Shakespeare Hospice would be the unique beneficiary for almost all of DBPC occasions all through 2019. It was on the Bonfire Night time occasion in November final yr that the Polo Membership started elevating funds for The Shakespeare Hospice. The annual extravaganza noticed a report breaking 7000+ attendees having fun with the festivities, with hospice fundraisers available with buckets all through the grounds to take donations from the general public. Dallas Burston Polo Membership then donated an extra £three,000 from ticket gross sales after the occasion.


McCarthy & Stone

McCarthy & Stone & Coram Beanstalk

McCarthy & Stone’s CEO John Tonkiss has introduced Coram Beanstalk with a cheque for £15,000 to kickstart the corporate’s pledge to increase a minimum of £100,000 throughout 2019 to assist help the charity’s studying help programmes. The presentation occurred at Liverpool Central Library this week as a part of a particular go to made by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall who was there to satisfy Coram Beanstalk volunteers and a number of the youngsters supported by them.


Ten Hill Place

Ten Hill Place & Bowel Most cancers UK

Edinburgh’s largest unbiased lodge Ten Hill Place is adapting its amenities to accommodate visitors who’ve been affected by most cancers. Ten Hill Place is making alterations to all disabled bogs in its 129-bedroom Previous City constructing to make its providers simpler to make use of for visitors who’ve a stoma. These redesigns come as Surgeons Quarter embarks upon a yearlong partnership with Bowel Most cancers UK to boost £50,000 in 2019.


Morrisons & Clic Sargent

Morrisons & CLIC Sargent

Morrisons is to increase its nationwide charity partnership with CLIC Sargent for an additional yr – till 2021. Morrisons’ colleagues overwhelmingly supported the transfer to proceed the present three-year settlement with CLIC Sargent, which has to date raised greater than £7million. The partnership, which has a present fundraising goal of £10 million, had been on account of finish in February 2020. It’ll now prolong to February 2021 with a brand new goal of £13 million. The extra cash raised will fund a brand new CLIC Sargent ‘House from House’ close to the Christie Hospital in Manchester, which might be a nationwide centre for specialist childhood most cancers remedies corresponding to Proton Beam Remedy, CAR-T Remedy and Genome Sequencing.


Corridor & Woodhouse @BadgerPubs beat their fundraising goal in help of eight Air Ambulance charities.

— Devon Air Ambulance (@DevonAirAmb) February 18, 2019

Corridor & Woodhouse & air ambulances

Dorset brewer Corridor & Woodhouse has raised £114,287 in assist of eight native air ambulance charities prior to now yr, together with Devon Air Ambulance. At the start of 2018, Corridor & Woodhouse’s group members voted to make the eight Air Ambulances their official charity companions till 2020. By way of the partnership, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, Nice Western, Hampshire and Isle of Wight, Kent Surrey Sussex, London, Thames Valley and Wiltshire Air Ambulance will obtain help from the corporate. All year long, 52 pubs in H&W’s managed home property throughout the south, got here collectively to boost as a lot cash as potential by way of quite a lot of fundraising initiatives resembling quiz nights, sponsored occasions and household enjoyable days.


Dunelm & Macmillan

Dunelm & Macmillan Most cancers Help

Macmillan Most cancers Help and Dunelm have introduced a two-year fundraising partnership. Over the subsequent two years, Dunelm hopes to boost £1million for Macmillan which might fund 18 Macmillan professionals for one yr – from nurses and physiotherapists to monetary advisors and household help staff. Dunelm’s colleagues will probably be participating in native and nationwide fundraising occasions, from document breaking makes an attempt and fancy-dress days, to braving the shave and sponsored runs. To maximise fundraising, Dunelm shall be donating 5p from each cup of tea bought by means of its espresso store model Pausa to the charity, in addition to promoting Macmillan fundraising merchandise in 170+ shops. If colleagues want to personally increase funds for an additional charity, Dunelm will assist Macmillan additional via its match funding program.



John Lewis & WaterAid

WaterAid has launched a three-year partnership with the John Lewis Basis, which can assist empower communities in Sant Ravi Das Nagar (Bhadohi), India, the place John Lewis & Companions carpets are made, by bringing clear water and sanitation to their communities. The Basis will donate £100,000 per yr to offer 15,000 individuals in Sant Ravi Das Nagar (Bhadohi) district in Uttar Pradesh with clear water, respectable bogs and good hygiene, whereas additionally operating a hygiene schooling programme to succeed in greater than 100,000 individuals.



BT & Jāṅgala

BT is supporting Walthamstow-based charity Jāṅgala in its efforts to offer connectivity in humanitarian conditions, together with refugee, catastrophe aid and at-sea rescue. Jāṅgala has developed low-cost easy-to-use web entry techniques for humanitarian emergencies which embrace, the primary Wi-Fi community within the Jungle, refugee camp in Calais. For its work, it has just lately been awarded TEAC UK’s Particular Award. BT Emergency Response staff will use Jāṅgala know-how and BT will help it with funding and technical experience because it will increase the sophistication of its instruments and expands its international operations.


Immediately our associates at @matalan have revealed their #BeASuperStar complete raised for @AlderHey was £623,000, bringing the 5 yr quantity to £2.7m -THIS IS AMAZING GUYS! Watch this video concerning the influence of the campaigns on the households concerned

— Alder Hey Youngsters’s Charity (@AlderHeyCharity) February 26, 2019

Matalan & Alder Hey Youngsters’s Charity

Matalan‘s Superstars marketing campaign has raised £623,000 for Alder Hey Youngsters’s Hospital, bringing its 5 yr, 5 marketing campaign complete for the charity to £2.7m. Exercise included particular merchandise, akin to its Superstars pyjamas and a single referred to as Attain for the Stars and that includes Grace Lee, Lauren Clarke and the Alder Hey Matalan Choir.


And eventually:

Dragon Awards

Dragon Awards

The Dragon Awards are in search of entrants. The Metropolis of London Company, which runs the Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards, needs to listen to from companies of all sizes and sectors that going the additional mile to make a distinction, from championing variety to operating volunteering and social mobility schemes. And for the primary time this yr, the Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards could have an award solely celebrating digital expertise initiatives.


Essential picture: winners of the Deutsche Financial institution hackathon occasion to develop prototype cellular apps to profit blood most cancers sufferers.

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