Our Friends and Sponsors
Allen Associates is one of the most successful independent recruitment consultancies in Oxfordshire.They provide a service for employers and jobseekers, supplying both permanent and temporary staff. Their aim is to provide recruitment solutions for employers and jobseekers in an innovative and ethical way.The company have kindly donated a selection of entertainment equipment to be used by patients in our Day Centre, including a PC and monitor and an Xbox and games.
The Help the Hospices partnership with The Midcounties Co-operative has doubled its original target and raised an amazing £208,000 in just one year!
The partnership was extended for an additional year making Help the Hospices The MIdcounties Co-operative's charity partner from 2009 through to Febaruary 2011.
From bag packing to skydiving, car washes to cake sales, plus marathon runs, a sponsored walk and a 100 mile cycle ride, a variety of fundraising events have boosted funds for the partnership. The Midcounties Co-operative food stores, travel branches, pharmacies, funeral homes, childcare nurseries, and post offices have all got behind the campaign. A till giving weekend alone raised £22,000, while a fun day, a charity ball and many sponsored activities have all added to the funds raised.
Employees have also given their time, and offered practical support through volunteer projects.
The partnership benefited Help the Hospices and 11 local hospices in The Midcounties Co-operative trading area, one of which was Sobell House Hospice Charity. The total donated to Sobell House by the end of the partnership in February 2011 was an amazing £26,000!
Nightingale Associates started fundraising for Sobell House in 2010 and have chosen to support us as their local charity long term. They have so far raised money in a number of ways such as a football tournament, bbq's, selling off old computer equipment and fancy dress days.
Timbmet have been supporting our Lights of Love event since 1996. The Lights of Love Service is held in December and a tree is erected at the Churchill Hospital covered in lights in memory of loved ones. A short service is held near to the tree and guests have the opportunity to view the Books of Remembrance.
The Oxford Bus Company has chosen to support Sobell House Hospice Charity in the future. They plan to help by advertising future events on their bus screens, and in their employee magazine, as well as by encouraging employees to take part in our events, and to fundraise within their workplace.
To start off the partnership, the company recently donated many months’ worth of uncollected passenger change, totalling £560.30!
Corporate Fundraiser at Sobell House, Kelly Houghton said, “We were so pleased to be approached by the Oxford Bus Company to discuss how we could work together in the future, and we are delighted that they have chosen to work with us. They have some great ideas, and their enthusiasm for the cause and for fundraising is very evident."
Aldens Specialist Catering Butchers and Meatmasters in Osney Mead support Sobell House by holding monthly BBQ's on the first Saturday of each month.