Corporate Support

Corporate Support

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”.

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 Julia.Hussain@wearebeams.org.uk. 

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Latest Corporate News

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.

Brick Appeal

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. 

Beams Business Networking Club

Join us to connect with local businesses, gain quality referrals and grow your network whilst supporting disabled children’s charity, We Are Beams. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, the Beams Networking Club will meet online over Zoom.

During our meeting, you will have the opportunity to promote your business and present to the group with an allocated speaking slot.

There will be plenty of time to network during breakout sessions. If you have a business, are planning to start a business, or are looking to increase your current business network then we look forward to welcoming you to the event!

Upcoming dates for your diary – Thursday 2nd September, Thursday 2nd December. Click HERE to register. 

It is just a £5 donation to take part in the networking session. Your donation will go towards funding day trips out for disabled children this summer. 

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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.
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