Corporate Fundraising

Why work with us?

By supporting Forest Holme Hospice you will help to ensure that everyone in the local community affected by a life-limiting illness or bereavement gets the care and support they need, either at home or in our dedicated hospice facility.

  • support a much-loved local charity, making a direct impact on your local community
  • motivate and empower your employees to make a difference
  • receive practical support, advice and promotion in return for your efforts

The nature of our work means that we’re highly likely to have helped some of your employees, directly or indirectly. Local people really care about their Hospice, and our business partners find engagement is high within their teams when they choose to support us.

Our corporate partners support the Hospice in a wide variety of ways, from partnerships of a year or more to one-off events; sponsorship; volunteering; and fundraising through your own efforts or by joining our calendar of events and challenges.

Ways to support Forest Holme

Meaningful charity partnerships are valuable to all involved and here are a few ways your business can support Forest Holme.

Collection Boxes

If you are planning a fundraiser or are a proprietor of a Retail Outlet, a Public House or a Business; and would like to show your support for Forest Holme Hospice Charity, please contact our office on 01202 670644 or email

We can supply you with official Forest Holme Hospice Charity collection boxes, and any other marketing materials you may need.

Fundraising bucket and money collection with Forest Holme Hospice logos on

Fundraising for Forest Holme at Work

Forest Holme Hospice Charity helps to enhance the lives of adults from across Poole, Wimborne and the Isle of Purbeck who are facing a life limiting or terminal illness. We need to raise £1 million each year and rely on the support of businesses across our local area to help make this happen.

Fundraising in your office or at work is a great way to bring together your team together and boost morale whilst raising money to support your local hospice. There are lots of ways you and your colleagues can raise money for Forest Holme Hospice Charity at work, and we are here to help you every step of the way.

Choose Forest Holme as your charity partner

A partnership with Forest Holme is a great way to unite your company while helping to raise awareness and funds to enhance the lives of patients and their families.

We will work closely with you to not only help meet your business and corporate social responsibility objectives but also help bring your staff together to support us and make a difference to our patients and their families at the most difficult time of their lives.

Employee fundraising

Raising money is lots of fun! There are lots of ways for colleagues to get involved in fundraising for Forest Holme.

A virtual team challenge – Run, walk, skip, hop, cycle, swim, roll or flip – get physical & get those endorphins pumping. You set the challenge; a goal according to your fitness level at a time that suits you.

Bake off – Throw an office bake off. Get your colleagues competing for the best cakes and biscuits, then sell the results.

Sweepstake – Organise a sweepstake with friends, family, and colleagues. You could choose a sporting event like the World Cup or Wimbledon or a TV show like Strictly Come Dancing or Eurovision. People pay to play and whoever picks the winner, wins a prize and you donate the money raised.

Run Bournemouth – Get a team together to take part in

Wing Walk or Skydive – Sponsor the boss to take part in a Wing Walk or skydive.

Jurassic Coast Challenge – Get together as a team for a physical challenge setting off from Poole and trekking 25km, 50km or 100km along the spectacular Jurassic Coast.

Matched funding – Don’t forget to ask your employer if they have a scheme in place to match the total donations that you raise for Forest Holme.

Gifts in Kind

As well as supporting us with donations and fundraising, we always appreciate donations of products and free services as these ensure that more funds can be allocated directly towards patient care.

If this is something that you could support with then please get in touch.

Sponsorship opportunities

We have several events taking place over the year that you could get involved in.

Sponsorship is a great way to show your commitment to our cause as well as help your company to raise brand awareness across our community.

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