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Corporate Partnerships

Become a corporate partner and help us make the most of short and precious lives

Corporate Partnerships

Become a corporate partner and help us make the most of short and precious lives

Corporate support is vital in helping the children and their families who come to Helen & Douglas House to live every moment. Our children’s hospice is a special place where families can make the most of their time together and create happy memories during their children’s short lives. The care we offer is provided free of charge to the families who need it and are eligible.

We rely on the generosity of the public to keep our doors open, with voluntary donations making up the majority of the £3.6m we need to find this year to run the hospice service. Find out more about what we do and who we help at Helen & Douglas House.

Want to partner with us? For more information please contact Nardia Bissmire or Shahzaadee Adam viacorporate@helenanddouglas.org.uk. Or call, Nardia on 07586 791535 or Shahzaadee on 07432 700791. 

Help care for local children, like Lily-Mae

Lily-Mae, from Witney, was born in 2013. At two years old she was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome, which caused regular seizures and other complications. Although it took some time for her mum, Leanne, to come around to the idea of going to a hospice, she eventually visited for a look round. Today, she is now so glad she did come for that visit as we helped them both make precious memories together and Leanne got some respite from being a carer. Also, in Lily-Mae’s final hours in September 2021, we cared for and supported her whole family in a place they felt at home.

‘Helen & Douglas House was my daughter’s special place, to be safe, smile & be happy. A place for me to be mummy and to take ‘the carer’ role away. Life is precious and here we were able to make memories that we could treasure forever.’ Leanne, Lily-Mae’s mummy

Read more about Lily-Mae here.

No matter how big or small is your business, your support means the world to our families

By working together, we can make a huge difference to the lives of terminally ill children and their families. If your business chooses to become a corporate partner of Helen & Douglas House, you’ll get the satisfaction of knowing that you’re helping to provide medical, emotional and practical support to families in need. Not only that, but taking part in fun volunteering and fundraising activities for Helen & Douglas House also provides loads of great morale-boosting possibilities for your staff.

Some of our previous partnerships

Here are just a few of the ways you can help to support us:

Make a commitment to support Helen & Douglas House as a corporate partner. There are many ways you and your staff can make a huge difference to the children and families who we care for at Helen & Douglas House. At the same time, fundraising, including volunteering, is a great team-building exercise that will bring your staff closer together.

  • Invite us to meet your staff and inspire them to fundraise for us through events, payroll giving or regular giving
  • Volunteer to work in one of our 28 charity shops for a team-building day
  • Enter a team into one of our fundraising events
  • Come up with a fundraising idea of your own and we’ll help you plan it, whether it’s a cake sale or a sponsored swim
  • Fund a critical role at Helen & Douglas House, such as a doctor or nurse position
  • Or simply make a donation – whether that’s money or items for our shops.