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Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Charity Links 14/09/2011

Mencap is the The Co-operative's Charity of the Year for 2011. And sister Charity ENABLE Scotland also The Co-operative's Charity of the Year for 2011.

To view information and get further details about this please click on: 

Visit  for more information.

ENABLE Scotland
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Blue Smile charity, Cambridge  is the Charity of the Year 2011 for The Marshall Group of Companies.

For further information regarding this agreement you can contact:    
Terry Holloway - Group Support Executive
The Marshall Group of Companies
The Airport, Newmarket Road
Cambridge, CB5 8RX
Tel: 01223 373227 (Office)./ 07785 316763 (mobile)

In 2001, The Carphone Warehouse established a corporate partnership with Get Connected UK this partnership still continues today. The Carphone Warehouse supplies Get Connected with office and helpline equipment. This partnership won the Charity Times Corporate Partnership Award in 2003 and the Third Sector Excellence Award for Corporate Partnership in 2006.

Recently, The Carphone Warehouse celebrated its 10 year anniversary of partnership with charity Get Connected - the UK's free and confidential helpline service for children and young people who need help but don't know where to turn. 

The Carphone Warehouse also helps the following Charities and Organisations.
Namibia Trek
Helping with Homelessness
Business Action on Homelessness (BAOH)
Crisis Open Christmas

To read more on this please click here:

If you are interested in contacting The Carphone Warehouse please send all letters to: The Carphone Warehouse, PO Box 375, Southampton, SO30 2PU or click here.

Bus operator, First Group national charity partner is Save the Children.
If you would like us to consider a proposal for your area, then please contact:

Katie Smart - Group CSR and Community Manager

FirstGroup PLC
395 King Street
AB24 5RP
Tel: +44 (0)1224 650100
Fax: +44 (0)1224 650140

Alternatively another contact is: Arlene Livingstone
To get in touch with First Group PLC please click here:

Calderdale Care Scheme will receive cash boosts after being chosen as a top company’s charity of the year. The charity has beaten nine others from across Yorkshire to be named PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) charity of the year.

The Mercury Phoenix Trust are looking for Charity of the Year for each country globally. To view information on the Charity please click on the links below:

Or if interested and you have any questions then please send an email to:  

Naidex South is proud to announce that it will be supporting Mencap as its charity of the year for 2011. To view information please click here:

To view further information and obtain contact details please click here:

Or simply call or send an email using the details below:
T: +44 (0)20 7728 3927 (UK)

PR Team Operations
Andrew Gubbins & Vanessa Hands
C.A.S. Marketing Communications Ltd
T +44 (0)1491 578888

Ryman League Premier Division club Kingstonian have announced the Emily Ash Trust as its designated charity partner. For further details on this please contact their Commercial Department: Mark Anderson via Email: 

Kingstonian FC
Kingsmeadow Stadium
Jack Goodchild Way
422a Kingston Road
Kingston upon Thames
Tel No: 020 8330 6869

Arsenals 2010/11 Charity of the Season was Centrepoint
However, Save the Children has been chosen as the first ever global charity partner to premiership football team Arsenal, with no fixed term or period for the collaboration.

To contact Arsenal FC please click here:

Contact: Vinai Venkatesham, Head of Global Partnerships at Arsenal Football Club.

Nottingham Forest are delighted to announce that Beaumond House Community Hospice is the club's official charity partner for the 2011-12 season.

For further information please click here:

Contact Details:
City Ground, Nottingham, NG2 5FJ Tel No: 0115 982 4444

Concord Rangers have announced The Indee Rose Trust as the club’s official charity for the forthcoming season. To view further information etc please click here:

Contact Details:
Concord Rangers Football Club
The Clubhouse
Thames Road
Canvey Island

Tel / Fax - 01268 515750
Football Secretary: Chris Crerie - 01268 697949
Mobile: 07909 528 818

Help the Hospices will be the Football League's Official Charity Partner for 2011/12. To view further information, and contact details please click here:

Contact Details:
The Football League
30 Gloucester Place

Telephone Number for the Operations and Commercial Departments is:
0844 463 1888

Save the Children is Lloyds Banking Group's Charity of the Year for 2011.

Contact Details:

The Community Investment & Sustainable Development Team
Lloyds Banking Group
25 Gresham Street

You can also send an email to:
And view our online report via:

Santander raise money for its charity partner, the British Heart Foundation.
And the Alzheimer's Society was chosen as Santander's UK Charity of the Year 2011.

For further information please click here:

Santander is now looking for a national charity to become its Charity of the Year partner for 2012.

Contact: Sheralee Morris, Santander Community Relations Manager

6 charities will be selected for presentations in August, after which four will be shortlisted for the staff vote in September. The winning charity will be announced in October.

Applications can be submitted from 1st May to 30th June 2011 and should be emailed to: .

For further information please click on:

The Meningitis Trust corporate partner, BCR Global Textiles.

BCR Global Textiles have launched a new system where consumers can register to arrange a delivery of a recycling bag and a collection from their home or workplace knowing their generous donation is part of a legitimate collection. For every bag that is filled the Meningitis Trust will receive £5.00.

To get contact details please click here:

Carter Construction have also agreed to adopt The Meningitis Trust as their charity of the year.

Molson Coors (UK) has chosen Whizz-Kidz as its corporate charity partner for 2010 – 2012.

The partnership is rooted in Molson Coors (UK)’ Corporate Responsibility agenda; increasing employee engagement and helping charity through fundraising and volunteering. The partnership aims to raise £180,000 through staff fundraising and events. Helping to ensure disabled young people’s inclusion in their communities and society at large matches with Molson Coors’ core value of sociability.

For further information please click on:

Additional Contacts:

Chris McDonough - Molson Coors (UK) Marketing Director

Steve Ellis - Molson Coors (UK) Strategy Director

Scott Wilson - Molson Coors (UK) Director of Communications and Public Affairs

Kristy McCready - Molson Coors (UK) Media Contact
Phone: +44 1283 513211 / Email:

Head Office: Burton-on-Trent, England

Intercontinental Hotels Group - IHG’s UK & Ireland Managed Estate have been supporting Whizz-Kidz since 2010.

To get further information on Intercontinental Hotels Group - UK & Ireland Managed Estate please click on:

Fashion retailer New Look has chosen Whizz-Kidz as a beneficiary charity of its recently launched charitable New Look Foundation for 2010/11.

Contact: Marie Tysall-Blay - New Look’s Head of Social Responsibility

To get further information on the New Look Foundation please click on:

Travis Perkins Supply Chain
Travis Perkins Plc supply chain are supporting Whizz-Kidz over the next 2 years.

Travis Perkins PLC
Lodge Way House
Lodge Way
Harlestone Road

Telephone: 01604 752424

For further information please click here:

The ongoing staff fundraising partnership with QMH hotels has been a huge success with staff really getting behind it, raising over £50,000 against an initial target of £25,000 in the first few months of the partnership.

For further information please click here:

UK property advisor, GVA, has chosen Whizz-Kidz as it’s charity partner for 2011 and will be supporting us through their ‘Miles Matters’ campaign. The company will be donating 50p to Whizz-Kidz for every mile walked, run or cycled by their employees – the aim is to collectively walk and cycle around the Earth in 12 months which is a colossal 24,901.55 miles!    Each office will be putting together events to get people moving including gentler walks for the less athlectically inclined and the team hope to raise £40,000 from their activities this year. To obtain further information please click on the links below:

British Airways is celebrating its 1 year anniversary with its global charity partner Comic Relief and includes Sport Relief.

Contact: Mary Barry - British Airways Community Investment Manager

For further information on this partnership, please visit

Alternatively you can visit:

Ve Interactive is delighted to announce that it is teaming up with Concern Universal as its international charity partner. Ve Interactive will be working with Concern Universal for an initial twelve months commencing July 2011.

To get further information on this please click here:

Save the Children was chosen by Reckitt Benckiser as their global charity partner.
For further information please click here:

Contact Details:

Reckitt Benckiser plc
Turner House
103-105 Bath Road

T +44 (0)1753 217800
F +44 (0)1753 217899

Turning Point's Charity partnership with Serco (a FTSE 100 company).

For more information on this please contact Douglas Trainer via: or call: 07834 143629

Contact Details:

Serco Group plc
Serco House
16 Bartley Wood Business Park
Bartley Way
RG27 9UY
United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)1256 745900
F: +44 (0)1256 744113

CMS Cameron McKenna LLP is pleased to announce Special Olympics Great Britain as its Chosen Charity for 2011-2013. To view further information on this please click here:

Contact: Robert Powell, CMS Corporate Social Responsibility Manager

CMS Cameron McKenna
Mitre House
160 Aldersgate Street

T: +44 (0)20 7367 3000
F: +44 (0)20 7367 2000

Perkins Engines employees have selected Macmillan Cancer Support as the company's charity of the year for 2011 and 2012.

Contact Details:

Perkins Engines Company Limited
Frank Perkins Way
Peterborough, PE1 5NA
United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 (0)1733 58 3000
Fax: +44 (0) 1733 58 2240

The Prince's Trust has partnered with Blackburn Rovers FC for the 2011-2012 football season.

Contact Details:
Blackburn Rovers Football Club
Ewood Park
358 Bolton Road
Blackburn, Blackburn with Darwen

Tel No: 0871 702 1875

Simon Williams, Head of Commercial & Marketing at Blackburn Rovers FC
Paul Brown, Marketing Director of The Prince’s Trust

Maggie's unveiled as charity partner of Decorex International 2011
For enquiries regarding Decorex International these should be directed to the Decorex International Press Office at Murray Weir Willats on +44 (0)20 7245 1066
Contact:   Christina Freyberg

Maggie's are delighted to be the charity partner of Pedal for Scotland

Pedal for Scotland also supports 7 subsidiary charities including Alzheimer Scotland, Keep Scotland Beautiful, Friends of the Earth Scotland, NSPCC, RNIB, RNLI and Cycling Scotland

Pedal for Scotland
Cycling Scotland
24 Blythswood Square
G2 4BG

Telephone: 0141 348 7998

If you would like to become a subsidiary charity please email (note: all subsidiary charities for PFS 2011 have now been elected, for PFS 2012 please get in touch later this year):
Janika Fuchs - Communications Officer

Street League is the chosen charity partner of the year by staff at 10 Downing Street
Street League is also the chosen partner of the FA's for 2011-2012.

Contact Details:

10 Downing St

Liverpool based interiors retailer, The Home Quarter, celebrated a new relationship with its charity partner of the year with the Marina Dalglish Appeal.

Right To Play is the official charity partner of Harlequins for the 2011/12 season. For further information please click here:

Contact Details:

Twickenham Stoop Stadium
Langhorn Drive

Main Switchboard: 020 8410 6000


Head of Community is Richard Varney                         Tel No: 0208 410 6031
Community Development Manager is Ben Thurlow       Tel No: 020 8410 6058

Events and adventure company Votwo, has chosen the RNLI lifeboat service as its charity partner.

Contact Details:
2 Bedford Street,
London Road,

Tel 01425 674955

FPSG Connect has announced that it will partner Action for Children, a charity that supports and speaks out for the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.

FPSG Connect
33 Bothwell Street
G2 6NL
Tel: 0141 270 5003
Fax: 0141 270 5555

Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution and Frozen & Chilled Foods shows, the event will take place at the Exec Exhibition Centre in Peterborough on 14 & 15 September. Supported by both the Food Storage & Distribution
Federation (FSDF) and the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF), the exhibitions will showcase solutions designed to improve efficiency and reduce costs in the cold supply chain.

TCS&D Dinner raises money for charity Dreams Come True, which helps to make the wishes of terminally and seriously ill children become reality. For more details on attending the TCS&D Charity Dinner or to donate a prize, please call
Rosemary Cogan on 01732 868 288.

Martyn Cogan – Sales & Marketing Director
T: +44 (0)1732 868 288  E:

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