We raise money throughout the year for those in need and are proud to work with a number of good causes locally.
We are delighted that Coventry Cyreniansis our charity partner and we have pledged a year’s worth of fundraising after a staff vote. Cyrenians has been providing shelter, accommodation and practical life support for the region’s homeless community since 1973, and currently helps around 400 people a year across Coventry, Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon with 200 places of accommodation. Click here to read more about this story.
Last year, we raised momney for Shine A Light Support Service. The charity support families affected by childhood cancer in Coventry and Warwickshire. Click here to read more about the excellent work they do. We were thrilled to raise over £12,500 for Shine A Light in 2018 – this story talks about our fundraising in more detail.
We also have three other nominated charities that we continue to support with fundraising – as detailed below.
Further to this, we encourage and support colleagues undertaking charity based initiatives, participate in most national charity days, such as the Macmillan Coffee Morning, Wear It Red and Christmas Jumper Day for Save The Children, and we annually sponsor other local charitable groups such as childrens sports teams, and are members of The Rotary Club of Kenilworth.
Some recent fundraising successes include:
We sponsored and helped organise a Coventry Leofric Lions Sporting Dinner held at Coventry Rugby Club, raising over £7k for Lions charities and the Multiple Sclerosis Trust.
We made over £3.5k for Coventry Leofric and Kenilworth Lions and their charities by organising and co-sponsoring a Golf Day, which was held at Stoneleigh Deer Park Golf Club.
We raised over £10k for Shine A Light Support Service hosting a Charity Ball at the Double Tree by Hilton at Walsgrave in Coventry, on 11 May 2018.
A team from the firm took part in the Lake District Six Peaks Challenge, raising over £500 for Shine A Light Support Service.
We organised a quiz night in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Kenilworth to raise funds for Shine A Light Support Service and made around £1600.
We supported the Rotary Club of Kenilworth with their Tackling Hunger event, where volunteers packed over 50,000 meals for families overseas in one day. Food bank collections were also made for UK families in need. Click here for more info.
We made over £2k for Zoe’s Place by organising a Charity Quiz Night for the Rotary Club of Kenilworth. We saw 25 teams from the local business and Rotarian communities compete. We continue to also support other Rotary events and causes.
We made over £6k at 2016’s Charity Ball for the Heart of England Community Foundation. The Ball, held on 23 September 2016 at Coombe Abbey, was a great success and bought together a great range of local business people.
Coventry Cyrenians has been providing shelter, accommodation and practical life support for the region’s homeless community since 1973, and currently helps around 400 people a year across Coventry, Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon with 200 places of accommodation.
The charity relies on income from accommodation charges as well as donations to provide its services, which also include offering vulnerable people counselling, and with training and skills to increase job opportunities.
Shine A Light Support Service provides much needed support to families affected by childhood cancer in Coventry and Warwickshire.
Shine A Light Support Service began in September 2016 and became a registered charity on 12th January 2017. Shine A Light was founded to provide much needed support to families in Coventry and Warwickshire who are affected by childhood Cancer.
Shine A Light was founded by Sam Schoolar, a survivor of childhood cancer.
The Heart of England Community Foundation benefits all those who call Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull their home. If you decide to give to the Foundation, funds stay right here in the heart of the community. We advise you on where the greatest needs are, allowing you to decide how your money is spent.
The Foundation is proud to work with a variety of community networks and local businesses, making the communities within Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull stronger, better and safer places to live.
Warwickshire Wildlife Trust aims to protect and enhance wildlife, natural habitats and geology throughout Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull, and to encourage a greater awareness, appreciation and participation in all aspects of nature conservation and the environment.
They are the leading local conservation charity with over 23,000 members dedicated to supporting our vital work for nature conservation across the county.
Myton Hospice has been caring for patients for more than three decades and even before it became a hospice, the building was a valued part of the local community. Myton has two inpatient units, Warwick and Coventry. Both have teams of nurses, doctors and other health care professionals who specialise in palliative care – caring for someone who is no longer able to have a treatment to cure them. They specialise in helping you and your loved ones to get on top of difficult symptoms, deal with any physical pain and reduce emotional distress so that you can return home better prepared to cope. They also offer short respite stays of around one week to give you a break in a safe, supportive and therapeutic environment.
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