Working with Forest Holme Hospice Charity can bring huge benefits to your company and employees whilst also helping to raise vital funds for palliative and end-of-life care in Dorset.

Partnering with us will help you to fulfil your CSR responsibilities and engage your employees, whilst knowing that your efforts are making a real difference to local people.

There is a high chance that some of your colleagues may have direct experience of Forest Holme Hospice, or experience of cancer and other life-limiting illnesses.

With a rapidly ageing population and one in two of us getting cancer at some point in our lifetime, it is vital that we ensure we are able to care for patients and their loved ones, both now and also in the future.

There are so many ways that you and your colleagues can get involved with Forest Holme Hospice Charity:

  • Employee fundraising
  • Charity of the year partnerships
  • Sponsorship opportunities
  • Payroll giving

Employee fundraising

Conga 1Raising money is lots of fun and will bring your colleagues together. Whether it’s a catch-up at an office coffee morning and cake sale, sweating it out as a team on an obstacle course (or conga line!), or getting your heads together to be the triumphant winners at the office quiz night, there’s lots of ways for your colleagues to get involved.

Check out our fundraising pack which is full of fundraising ideas to help inspire you.

Charity of the year partnerships

A fundraising partnership with Forest Holme Hospice Charity can bring huge benefits to your company as well as the charity.

We appreciate that every company is different, so our fundraisers will work with you to tailor-make a programme of inspiring and engaging fundraising initiatives which will make a real difference.

Some of the benefits of partnering with us include:

  • Boosting staff morale – staff involvement and team building opportunities
  • Positive PR opportunities, increasing your profile in the local area
  • Enhancement of your CSR credentials
  • Networking opportunities
  • Event management support
  • Knowing that your support is making a difference on a local level
  • Volunteering opportunities for staff to share their skills

If you would like to talk to us about potential partnership opportunities, please contact the office on 01202 670644.

Click here to see our current Charity of the Year partners.

Sponsorship opportunities

11006444_928082903897107_3688073727787301738_nWe have a number of events taking place over the year that your company might like to sponsor. Sponsorship is a great way to show your commitment to our cause.

Current sponsorship opportunities available are:

The Sunflower Ball

Our flagship event is attended by over 150 members of our local community and provides a fantastic opportunity to showcase your business to potential clients. A number of sponsorship packages are available, including entertainment sponsor, drinks reception sponsor and headline sponsor.

For more information on this event, please contact the office on 01202 670644.

Payroll giving

Small, regular donations from a large number of people generate a valuable source of income for Forest Holme Hospice Charity. Regular giving enables us to plan for the future and invest in exciting developments to benefit patients and their families.

Payroll Giving is a tax-efficient scheme that lets employees donate to a charity close to their hearts. The scheme allows for effortless regular donations through an employee’s salary before tax is deducted. Payroll Giving is a great way of providing charities, like Forest Holme Hospice Charity, with a regular income stream and gives employees a tax break on their donation.

Follow this link to set up Payroll Giving in support of Forest Holme.