Corporate partnerships do not have to stop at directors and top management. Supporting a charity through employee fundraising has excellent benefits for both companies and their staff and can help raise some invaluable funds for Practical Action. Employee fundraising gives an opportunity to motivate staff and develop new skills, there's increased loyalty amongst employees which brings a positive atmosphere throughout the organisation.
Team events offer the opportunity to get staff together in environments they wouldn't usually share. They are a fantastic way of encouraging communication and team-working skills, with the added benefit of supporting Practical Action and its commitment to reducing poverty in the countries in which we work.
As part of their Emerging Leaders Programme (a development scheme for Managers), Centrica held a Pedal for Poverty Event and raised over £9,000. It was fantastic day which literally generated a real buzz around the offices. See for yourself what a great event it was on our Flickr site.
For the more adventurous in your company Practical Action has guaranteed places in:
"The ways that brought us success in the past will not necessarily bring us future success. We need to challenge ourselves … about who we will be, what we will do and how we can best fight poverty."- Dr. E F Schumacher, Practical Action Founder
We can also put on bespoke challenges for teams of employees and we would work with our events providers to come up with something that would suit your requirements and generate excellent press opportunities. Treks, cycle rides or multi-activity challenges, from single day events to something a bit longer - just let us know what you would like to do and we will see what we can arrange!
Please call our Events Team on 01926 634537 or e-mail us and we'll do all that we can to help.