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Our vital services wouldn’t be possible without the extraordinary generosity of our corporate partners.

Age UK Essex corporate partnershipsA partnership with us could be beneficial for your business by helping you meet your corporate social responsibility objectives. It's a great way to motivate employees, gain insight into the over-50s market, get some great PR and help Age UK Essex to support vulnerable people in the local community.

Our fundraising team will work with you to help create exciting and innovative opportunites that work for both your business and our charity. There are lots of different ways you can support our work so please do get in touch if you'd like to chat about ways we could work together to help lonely and vulnerable older people in Essex.

Call 01245 207 065 or email fundraising@ageukessex.org.uk.

Here are some of the ways we are currently working with organisations across Essex.

Tiptree tea room logoTiptree 

Working in partnership with Wilkin & Sons Ltd in December 2017 we launched ‘Tiptree’s Tinsel Tea Rooms’, a campaign that set out to ensure that No One Should Have No One at Christmas. Established in 1885, Wilkin & Sons Ltd operates a chain of tea rooms (Tiptree) in Essex whilst producing their own brand of preserves and products through farming. In December 2017, the Tiptree tea rooms supported Age UK Essex by holding events at six of their tea rooms. Together we invited older people from across the county to spend a morning chatting to Age UK Essex volunteers, whilst enjoying some of Tiptree’s tasty festive refreshments.

Santander logo

Santander 

As part of the wider Age UK partnership, Santander branches across the county have been showing their support to older people living in Essex through lots of wonderful in-branch fundraising activities.  Southend-on-Sea employees collected donations in fancy dress at special Gangsta Granny performances at the Cliffs Pavilion, while Clacton-on-Sea employees took part in a static bike ride. Employees in Colchester organised a tea dance for their local community and Basildon Santander held a spooky Halloween event for customers in October.

Santander will be supporting Age UK Essex for a further 18 months. Their support will really make a difference to the lives of older people across Essex.

Radio Essex logoRadio Essex 

Age UK Essex and Radio Essex joined forces in 2017 to raise awareness of National Older People’s Day. National Older People’s Day is an annual event that helps celebrate the achievements and contributions that older people make to our society and helps tackle negative attitudes and outdated stereotypes. Our partnership with Radio Essex set about to highlight the difference older people make to their communities.

The English Cream Tea Company logoThe English Cream Tea Company 

In December 2017 The English Cream Tea Company offered afternoon tea enthusiasts the opportunity to share a festive feast for four in support of Age UK Essex. The English Cream Tea Company asked their customers to make a donation to Age UK Essex and one lucky donor won a luxury afternoon tea hamper for four to share with their friends.

 ebn (Effective Business Network) 

ebn logo

ebn have been supporting Age UK Essex for a number of years. As well as offering them complimentary membership, and access to businesses across Essex, ebn held a charity ball in aid of Age UK Essex in November 2017. 

 

Ways that your company can support Age UK Essex 

  • Employee and customer fundraising - By partnering with us, you will have exclusive support from a dedicated account manager, plus you’ll have access to a wide suite of fundraising materials that will help to put the fun in fundraising.
  • Charity of the Year - Your company can help us give older people the support they need by choosing us as your Charity of the Year.
  • Sponsorship - By sponsoring one of our local community events you’ll be able to reach wide audiences by promoting your products and services.
  • Volunteering - We have a number of volunteering opportunities available, visit xx link to find out more.

To find out more about how your company can support Age UK Essex please email fundraising@ageukessex.org.uk