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Corporate partnerships

Our corporate partners work with us to raise and direct funding into areas of the hospital beyond the scope of NHS resources. With your support we help finance pioneering research, we help to deliver nationally and internationally significant firsts in advanced clinical treatment and we can continue to build on our internationally recognised centres of clinical excellence in Southampton dedicated to patient care.

Southampton Hospital Charity is a partner that offers motivational power and a cause that everyone will empathise with and relate to.

Wherever you work, fundraising is an easy way to bring work colleagues together and make a real impact on your local healthcare services.

We are the NHS at its best, and your support can make a real difference.

**Download our corporate partnerships leaflet here**

 

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YOUR healthcare, YOUR business

By partnering with Southampton Hospital Charity, your company can make a difference where it matters most.

Every single one of your customers, clients, employees or stakeholders is highly likely to have used the services of the hospital at some point, either for themselves or their loved ones. If they have not yet experienced some form of care, they probably will do in the future.


Charity of the Year

Charity of the YearWith outstanding staff engagement opportunities, Southampton Hospital Charity can work closely with their Charity of the Year partners to raise money for any wards or departments of your choice. From running marathons, cycling events, climbing mountains, holding cake sales or fundraising balls, employees all over Hampshire and beyond are raising money for the charity whilst building closer ties and having fun at the same time.

Working with us offers a range of benefits, including:

  • Generate positive local PR opportunities, including website and social media coverage
  • Demonstrate your company values and commitment to your customers, employees and local community that you have embraced your 'corporate social responsibility'
  • Boost staff morale - inspire people in your company and be an inspiration to others 
  • Create the opportunity to entertain current or prospective clients at exclusive charity events 
  • Tours of the areas you are helping to meet staff and patients
  • Help provide the best healthcare for you, your employees and their families

If you are interested in working with us as your charity of the year, please contact 023 8120 8881 or charity@uhs.nhs.uk. Alternatively you can download your corporate partnership pack here today to get started...

 

Our thanks to our current Charity of the Year partners...

  • Rockfire Capital began life in 2009, fuelled by our founder’s vision of a better kind of investment company: A company that enables institutional and retail customers to access fixed income investments on a transparent and equitable basis. A company that provides market leading customer service and a company with an overriding investment objective focused on quality, not quantity.  A company that doesn’t charge fees for buying or selling any of its investments and a company that always invests its own money in any products offered to our customers.  In short, a company whose interests are always aligned with those of our co-investors.

    Our thanks to Rockfire Capital for supporting our neonatal unit. So far they have raised over £10,000 to support some of our youngest patients.
Rockfire Capital
  • Suttons Seeds is an internationally renowned supplier of flower and vegetable seeds, young plants, bulbs, fruit bushes and other horticultural products to amateur gardeners.

    They have a reputation for quality and service that is second to none, and a remarkable history that goes back over two hundred years.

    Suttons Seeds are supporting our ‘Forget-me-not campaign by donating forget-me-not seeds to be sent to our in memory supporters so that they can plant them and remember their loved ones every year when they bloom - more on this to be released in May 2016.
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  • Helistrat are a UK based contract management partner that delivers sustainable waste management solutions. With their innovative approach to the design and delivery of bespoke service models, they deliver efficiency and performance to some of the UK’s leading brands, with waste management solutions that fit perfectly into their core FM operations.

    Our thanks to Helistrat for continually supporting our Piam Brown (children's cancer ward).
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  • Bluebird Care started as a small family business in 2004 and today we are proud to be one of the largest providers of homecare services in the UK. In less than eight years we have grown from one business to 200 delivering 20,000 customer visits every day.

    Bluebird Care Southampton has chosen our elderly care wards as their charity of the year for 2016-17. Bluebird Care Southampton is a leading homecare and live in care agency. They believe that care matters and are committed to providing the highest quality homecare in Southampton so that customers can remain in their own homes. They are commited to delivering the services you want, how you want them, in the comfort of your own home.
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  • RSM accountants are a leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services to middle market leaders, globally. With around 3,500 partners and staff in the UK and access to more than 38,000 people in over 120 countries across the RSM network, we can meet our clients’ needs wherever in the world they operate.

    RSM have chosen to support our F8 stroke ward in recognition of one of their directors who received care on our wards. A team of 50 walkers from the Southampton office walked the South Downs Way in May 2016, raising over £15,000 in this event alone. Good luck for your ongoing events!
RSM insurance

 

Other supporting companies in 2015-16

The charity wants to thank Travelwise, the travel department at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. The charity receives frequent support from Travelwise, whether from free parking tickets for charity visitors, parking pass deposits from staff, and also help during events, such as the free parking being given to everyone attending the Trust open days.

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Jonathan Terry independent funeral directors and monumental masons offer information about services available to you and your family at your time of need.
They want to provide the finest services and facilities to families served in their community with dignity, compassion and understanding.

Jonathan Terry kindly sponsored the 2016 Shining Stars Christmas Appeal.

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A big thank you to BNI Royal Winchester for helping us to raise £10,614.87 between 2014-16 for being a fellow member. We really couldn’t have joined a better networking group as everyone embodies the philosophy of BNI and the members are genuinely committed to helping each other find business for each other. Thank you to the BNI Royal Winchester chapter members for caring.

 

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Portmore Insurance supported our Lahna Appeal fund which supports the child health wards at Southampton General Hospital. At Portmore Insurance, their fresh and diverse approach allows them to innovatively cater for the insurance requirements of the modern business. 2016 saw the 10th anniversary of Portmore Insurance and to celebrate this, they held a years worth of fundraising events on behalf of two local charities, raising £35,000.

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Sainsbury's Hedge End supported our Special Care Baby Unit in Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton, through their charity partnership scheme in 2015-16. A big thank you to Sainsbury's Hedge End for raising over £26,000 for our PLANETS fund the previous year (2014-15) through this partnership.

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We are thrilled that the Ordnance Survey chose our neonatal unit as the beneficiaries of their Charity of the Year for 2015-2016, raising £25,600. This was enough to buy a baby pod to transport the premature babies across to Southampton General Hospital for treatment, plus some other specialist treatment.

Whether you're planning your next retail development, tackling fraud or planning bus routes, accurate location information is key. The Ordnance Survey map Great Britain in great detail - that's 10,000 changes daily!

Ordnance Survey

Thanks to Afford a Print for their ongoing support and charity reductions for print jobs. From concept to design and delivering the final product, Afford A Print always maintains a high standard of workmanship. You can rely on them with all your printing needs, whether it is different size of posters, banners, leaflets or other materials. Whether it is matt finished or laminated business cards, or small to large sized posters, Afford A Print can print an extensive range of printing products for you.

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Stewarts Law is the UK's largest litigation-only law firm and specialises in high value and complex disputes. The Firm acts for both corporate and individual clients and has leading and specialist departments in aviation and travel, clinical negligence, commercial litigation, competition litigation, divorce and family, employment, international arbitration, investor protection litigation, personal injury and tax litigation. Stewarts Law donated £6,500 to Major Trauma Centre, Wessex Trauma Network and Out of Hours Teams. Read more here.

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Our thanks to Boulangerie Victor Hugo, Southampton for their ongoing corporate partnership with our events. The Boulangerie Victor Hugo are able to provide a comprehensive catering service either within our premises or at your office, house, or any other event location, and provide a wide range of foods for any occasion.

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Thank you to Tranquil Massage Therapy for supporting our Piam Brown ward and general fundraising by donating raffle prizes. By harnessing nature’s botanical blends, Tranquil Massage Therapy provides therapeutic aromatherapy treatments to help restore balance, peace and productivity at home or in the work place.

Tranquil massage therapy

We want to thank Domino's pizza for their ongoing support. Our Piam Brown ward cares for children with cancer, and once a month the ward holds a pizza and film night. Domino's pizza kindly donates the pizza's free of charge for this event - the children all have a great time, so thank you Domimo's!

Dominos pizza

Thank you to Greenhouse for sponsoring our 2015 fashion show programmes and printing them for free for our event. Greenhouse is an award winning graphic communications company, specialising in graphic design, commercial printing, web design services, marketing support and signage and display systems.

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Our thanks to Ferry Dental Centre for their ongoing support of the charity sponsoring events, and for generous raffle prizes. At Ferry Dental Centre, you can rest assured that you’re getting quality dental care. They do everything from hygiene appointments and same-day denture relines to crowns, bridges, oral surgery, and many other preventive and corrective procedures.

Ferry Dental Centre

We want to thank Love Cake for donating a beautiful sponse cake with our logo for our charity birthday in March 2015. Love Cake are always happy to work to a new design brief, whether it is a simple birthday cake or a large talking point you are after, they can delivery exactly what you are looking for.

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With thanks to Snows Toyota Southampton for a £2,000 community grant in 2015 to print booklets and stickers for the children visiting our critical care unit, and the programme printing for the 2013 Shining Stars carol service. Thank you for your continued support.

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Thank you to the Chiropractic and Complementary Medical Centre for their on-going support of our charity, supplemented by yearly donations. The Centre has been providing safe, friendly and professional Chiropractic, Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine care in the UK and Far East Countries for more than 15 years.

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Thank you to Healthcare Computing for sponsoring the printing of our Shining Stars programmes for 2014 and 2015. Healthcare Computing Ltd is a leading provider of IT support solutions to primary care settings across the UK, offering a specialist, high quality, complementary service to your in-house technical providers.

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Massive thanks to the Tesco Distribution Centre for sending Santa’s sleigh to Southampton General Hospital to visit the children! In 2013 and 2014 Santa's sleigh was set up on the children’s ward which brought great cheer to the children. We have hundreds of toys and games donated by the supermarket each year.  Tesco logo

Our thanks to Michelle Shergill Legal* for offering their services to our staff during our 2014 and 2015 write your will month. She is also continuing to offer her services to staff throughout 2014-15 at a 20% NHS discount.

Michelle Shergil legal

Thanks to Allens Solicitors, Southsea for making our write your will month in September 2014 more successful than ever. Their staff offered a number of free slots for anyone to write their will for free during September, for a small donation to the charity. Thank you.

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We want to thank Andrew Begg & Co, Jersey for making our write your will month in September 2014 more successful than ever. Their staff offered a number of free slots for anyone to write their will for free during September, for a small donation to the charity. Thank you.

Andrew Begg & Co

Thanks to Churchers Bolitho Way solicitors, Gosport for helping us make our write your will month in September 2014 more successful than ever. Their staff offered a number of free slots for anyone to write their will for free during September, for a small donation to the charity. Thank you.

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Thanks to David Ebert LLP, Southampton to for making our write your will month in September 2014 more successful than ever. Their staff offered a number of free slots for anyone to write their will for free during September, for a small donation to the charity. Thank you.

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We want to thank Eric Robinson solicitors, Eastleigh, Bitterne, Hedge End, and Hythe, for making our write your will month in September 2014 more successful than ever. Their staff offered a number of free slots for anyone to write their will for free during September, for a small donation to the charity. Thank you.

Eric Robinson solicitors

Thanks to Heppenstalls solicitors LTD, Lymington and New Milton for making our write your will month in September 2014 more successful than ever. Their staff offered a number of free slots for anyone to write their will for free during September, for a small donation to the charity. Thank you.

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We want to thank Paul Wheeler solicitors, Newport for making our write your will month in September 2014 more successful than ever. Their staff offered a number of free slots for anyone to write their will for free during September, for a small donation to the charity. Thank you.

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Our thanks go to Caroline Coats & Co, Southampton for their participation in our write your will month in September 2014. Their staff offered a number of free slots for anyone to write their will for free during September, for a small donation to the charity. Thank you.

Caroline Coats and Co

Thanks to Sousa Law solicitors (previously Sousa Richards), Southampton for making our write your will month in September 2014-2016 more successful than ever. Their staff offered a number of free slots for anyone to write their will for free during September, for a small donation to the charity. Thank you.

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Thanks to Martin Dixon photography for providing his services for free to the charity for events. Martin Dixon is a Hampshire-based photographer offering a variety of services, from family lifestyle portraits, through corporate events to fine art landscape photography.

Martin Dixon photography

We want to thank Fast Print for designing our L K Bennett fashion show posters, printing the posters, plus providing an event banner for free.

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Kiteleys Solicitors* based in the main entrance at Southampton General Hospital are an ongoing corporate supporter of Southampton Hospital Charity - They offer to donate £10 for every will commissioned through them.  Please telephone Kiteleys Solicitors on 023 8090 9091and quote SHC10. Kiteleys have also supported our 2014 write your will month campaign by offering to write wills for free during September 2014, and are getting involved in our 2016 campaign. 

With thanks to Barclays for supporting us at several of our charity events, and for price matching donations made from the events. Barclays logo
Thanks to Sainsbury's for supporting us over the 2013-2016 Christmas period with toys and gifts for the children's wards.  Sainsbury logo

 

* Southampton Hospital Charity and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust are not responsible for, and do not endorse or accept any liability for the work of any of the above mentioned solicitors.