We are committed to building strong relationships with the local business community and there are many ways in which your company and staff can support the Hospice.
Claire our Corporate Partnerships Manager would be happy to work with you to develop a plan for your company that is both fun for your employees and at the same time meeting your organisation’s business objectives.
There are lots of ways your company can get involved with the Hospice, here are just a few suggestions:
Employee engagement with dress down days, bad hair days, team building
Encourage staff to take part in Hospice events as a team
Quarterly corporate networking events
Volunteering time/expertise or becoming an ambassador
Donate “Gifts in kind”
Become part of a team 100 ambitious companies who will take on the challenge of raising £1,000 in 2017 to help those in our community coping with terminal illnesses. Together, members of the 100 Club will raise an invaluable £100,000 annually to ensure the future of our local hospice care. For more information click here
Why not make Heart of Kent Hospice your company’s charity of the year. Partnerships are usually 1-3 years and provide huge benefits to both employees and the local community.
For more information contact Claire Whybrew our Corporate Partnerships Manager on 01622 790195 or Claire Whybrew
Here are some of our current corporate partners and you can read more about why they are supporting the Hospice.
“The Gallagher Group has been associated with Heart of Kent Hospice for a number of years, sponsoring events such as the Light up a Life services each Christmas and the recent Heart of Kent Cyclo Sportive.
As a Maidstone-based company, Gallagher supports local charities and organisations which provide services that benefit the local community, and Heart of Kent Hospice is one of the main charities it helps on an on-going basis. People within Gallagher have benefited first-hand from the care and compassion it provides for people in need and their families, which makes all the more relevant Gallagher’s support for the hospice.”
“Infinity Group have chosen to support Heart of Kent Hospice as their chosen charity for 2018. We wanted to support a local business that makes a real difference to the surrounding community. The staff, planned activities and fantastic facilities are a vital resource for those families in need during difficult times. We look forward to raising as much money as possible for the charity throughout the year but participating in several fundraising events in and around the local area. We’re certainly very much looking forward to the year ahead!”View More
“Custodian are pleased to be supporting Heart of Kent Hospice as our selected charity for 2016, as it is a cause that is close to the hearts of a number of our staff. The Hospice team are passionate about the services and level of care that they provide, and the fact that our employees have hand-selected this charity makes us even more determined to do all that we can to help. We look forward to raising funds that can be used to continue the important work that this local resource does for those with terminal conditions and their families.”View More
“The Mall is really excited about partnering with Heart of Kent Hospice in 2018 to support their Dementia Making Memories programme and the Dementia Café. Together, we want to positively impact and empower patients and their carers living with dementia and reduce patient and carer isolation. As a local company to the Hospice, based in Maidstone, The Mall supports local charities which supports the local community in which we operate and live in. Many of our visitors, colleagues and shop owners have benefited first hand from the exceptional care of people with a terminal illness as well as supporting their families. This makes our partnership even more special”.View More
The KM for Maidstone shortlisted 12 causes from 38 applicants this year and put the final decision out to public vote for the first time. Heart of Kent Hospice secured a convincing win and demonstrates how much the public treasures this service.
“We are absolutely thrilled to be supporting the hospice and hope the public gets behind us in helping to provide crucial financial assistance to enable it to continue to deliver care and compassion to those in our community.” Denise Eaton, EditorView More
There are lots of ways you can support us. Find out more.