Beams are proud to partner with a variety of companies across different industries, to help raise vital funds for the work that we do to give children and young people active childhoods and the families the much-needed break from the “Constant cycle of care”. Make a lasting difference to children and their families by partnering with our charity. Click HERE to download our Corporate Partnership brochure.
Our Corporate Fundraiser is an expert at creating bespoke partnerships that really engage with and meet the needs of our supporters as well as benefiting the charity. Please contact Luke.Cashin@wearebeams.org.uk
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Join and connect with like-minded local businesses
Beams Corporate Business Network is an opportunity for businesses to openly share, mix and develop opportunities for one another in a community environment while supporting Beams as a local charity.
Register today for our annual membership of £200 which includes;
– Free attendance to Quarterly Beams Business Networking Meetings
– Free Beams welcome gift!
– Introduction to Beams network of over 500 businesses
– Opportunities for staff to be involved in volunteering opportunities with Beams
Our Networking Club will take place on the following dates between 10.30am until 12pm:
Thursday 21st April 2022
Thursday 14th July 2022
Thursday 27th October 2022
Click HERE to register.
Beams Business News
Our Beams Business Newsletter is out now. In our December edition, we welcome our new Corporate Fundraiser, Luke Cashin to the team and update you on our plans for 2022 including our Corporate Business Networking Club. Click HERE to download your copy.
Garden Appeal – Plant a Smile
Beams have launched an appeal to fund a new garden at our respite unit, Dragon’s Retreat. Our current garden is well used and in desperate need of repair, the wheelchair swing has broken and parts of the garden are out of action. Click HERE to find out how your business can get involved.
Buy a Brick and help our garden to grow. In return, your company name or message will be engraved on a brick which will be built into our new garden. Click HERE for further information. To purchase a brick, please click HERE.
Brigade Donate £30,000 to charity
Donating to local charity has always been close to the hearts of everyone at Brigade Electronics. As such, every year the staff at Brigade are given the opportunity to vote for charities that they feel make a real difference who would then receive a generous donation.
We are Beams a local charity based in Hextable were thrilled to be included in Brigade Electronics recent generous donation to four Kent Charities.
In total the commercial vehicle safety solutions manufacturer based in Darenth has donated an amazing £30,000 to local charities including We Are Beams, Walk Tall, My Shining Star and Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance Trust.
For We Are Beams this large donation will make such a difference and allow the charity to continue supporting local disabled children and their families
Caroline Brinkman, Income Generation and Development lead explains how this donation from Brigade will help,
“Last year was the toughest in our history due to the pandemic and the uncertainty in the economy. We have come through it stronger and are celebrating our 25th Anniversary this year.
Brigade has been a supporter for many years now and their donations has helped to provide holiday playschemes, day trips and respite care within our Dragon’s Retreat for children that would otherwise not be provided with these opportunities. From all at We Are Beams, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.”
The disabled children and young people who access We Are Beams services will typically have one or multiple learning difficulties, complex health needs, physical or sensory impairment, challenging behaviour, Autism or severe ADHD.
We Are Beams have managed to carry with support services throughout the pandemic and continue to raise £1.6 Million a year in order to provide care to over 450 families in Kent.
This is a great example of a corporate supporter that really cares about the local community.
Charity of the Year
Nominate us to be your charity of the Year at work and our Fundraising Manager will help come up with lots of fun ideas to get you started.
Whether you are looking to deliver hard business benefits like increased sales or seeking to inspire and motivate your employees, we will work with you to deliver a high-impact, fully integrated charity partnership.
The benefits of partnering with us include:
- Increase morale and motivation across your employee base with great teamwork.
- A lasting legacy in terms of the impact of your donations on our children young people, and families.
- Opportunities to increase your CSR credentials with our experience and develop stronger diversity and inclusion policies.
- Volunteering Opportunities
- Increased profile within the local community with our partnership stories
If you’d like to talk about how your business can support Beams or find out more about our work with disabled children, please contact us.