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What are the benefits of partnering with Age UK Reading?

A 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 Reading to support vulnerable people in the local community. Contact us on for more information.

How can we get involved?

There are a number of ways your organisation can partner with us.

Choose Age UK Reading as your Charity of the Year

Please consider choosing Age UK Reading as your business Charity of the Year. In return we would offer joint branding on our fundraising materials and our events, as well as positive PR and local media coverage.

Sponsor one of our events

Your staff could get involved in our events thoughout the year, such as Reading Dragon Boat Festival and our Sponsored Walk. By sponsoring an event you help us with the costs, for example, entry fees or promotional materials, and in return get some great PR and local media coverage.

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Display a collection tin

Could you display a collection tin in your office or shop? This would help us to collect much needed donations to ontinue our vital work in Reading.

Donate a raffle prize or service

Could you donate a prize for one of our many fundraising raffles and competitions - perhaps a bottle of wine, box of chocolates or biscuits, bath goodies, gift vouchers, or free services?

Run a fundraising event

Your employees could run their own fundraiser to help raise vital funds for our work. They could do a cake sale, dress down day, a sponsored walk or run, or a raffle. There's so many things they could do - contact us for more ideas! Follow us on Facebook or Twitter to keep up to date with our events.

Corporate sponsor case study - Opentext 2017/8

Age UK Reading have partnered with Opentext in 2017/18 as their chosen Charity of the Year. Here's what we did:

  • Opentext employees held a Christmas party and encouraged employees to donate instead of an entry fee and raised £2000
  • They ran a "pub quiz" as a teambuilding activity after a staff meeting and raised £300
  • They promoted our sponsored challenges to staff and attracted people to take part in the London ride 100 cycling event on ourr behalf.
  • All this was in the first three months!
  • To be updated!

Thank you to Opentext for making us their Charity of the Year 2017/18!