Corporate Support - Support The Dystonia Society through your workplace!
We are supported by lots of companies where our members, supporters and service users have nominated us.
The Dystonia Society was delighted to be named Green-Tech's 2014 Charity of the Year. Green-Tech are a company based in North Yorkshire, who for over 17 years have supplied innovative products which protect, enhance and improve plants to various green markets.
To raise money for our society the company are planning various fundraising events throughout the year. We are very grateful for their support.
Moneycorp - Gatwick Airport
The Gatwick airport branch of Moneycorp, the foreign currency exchange company, are doing great work raising awareness and money for dystonia! They have Dystonia Society collection tins and information leaflets on all their desks at Gatwick.
The Murphy Group
The Dystonia Society were delighted to recieve a donation of £7,890 from the Sheffield branch of The Murphy Group after the son of one of their employees recieved DBS treatment. We are very grateful for their support.
Genzyme Therapeutics Limited
Ann Dedman was delighted to be presented with a cheque for £2,500 for the Dystonia Society, donated by Genzyme Therapeutics Limited in Cambridge
Pictured at the cheque presentation are: Bettina Starke (Cambridge Group), Ann Dedman (Community Fundraiser), Tim Burrows (Site Manager, Genzyme Therapeutics Limited) and Rob Miller (IT Manager, Genzyme Therapeutics Limited).
£1285 was raised by employees of BP (including Matched Funding)
Mack Multiples Charity of the Year
Staff at Mack Multiples raised more than £18,500 to support The Dystonia Society.
Kent based Mack Multiples sources fresh fruits and salads for major retailers. Staff voted to support the Dystonia Society as their Charity of the Year since one of their colleagues is affected by neck dystonia.
The Mack Multiples Team presented a cheque for over £18,500 to our Patron, Lord Macdonald (right)
Employees held lots of fundraising events, including a very succesful Charity Golf Day held with Marks and Spencers, raising £9,500 for the Society.
If you would like to nominate the Dystonia Society for a Charity of the Year, contact Ann Dedman, Community Fundraiser on 0845 803 1004 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Corporate Team Events
Are you ready for the walk of your life? Have you got what it takes to complete Trek Fest -The Beacons?
On Saturday 7th June 2014, hundreds of people will gather in the Brecon Beacon’s National Park to take on one of the most exhilarating challenges of their life. This team-based endurance challenge will see individuals tackle 27 or 54 miles of some of the best walking trails the UK has to offer – the challenge being for each team to complete the route within 12 or 24 hours respectively.
Gather your friends or colleagues and Do it for Dystonia! You can sign up now at:
If you are taking part in any event for the Dystonia Society, check to see if your employer will match the funds you raise! We have had matched funding from Lloyds TSB Ltd, JLT Management Services, Mansell Special Projects Ltd, AON UK, Bank of England, Macquarie Bank and others!