Support a small charity that works hard to meet the needs of children and adults living with a disability or long-term illness across the UK
Giving a little bit back
Is your business looking to meet it Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) objectives by supporting a cause that transforms the lives of children and adults living with a disability?
Fundraising for us means that you want to support a small, national charity that is working hard to meet the unmet needs of people living in the UK who reply on assistive technologies to improve their day to day lives and well-being.
We can help motivate your colleagues, and attract new customers through profiling your generous support and partnership with Designability. Demonstrating that you are working to make a difference too.
There are lots of different ways your business can get involved with Designability and we’ll work with you to find options that are right for your place of work. Below are a few ideas to get your started…
Ways to get involved
- Nominate Designability as your Charity of the Year
- Employee fundraising
- Give as your earn (Payroll giving)
- Corporate donations or event sponsorship
- Gifts in Kind and volunteering
Why not donate through your business sales?
Work for Good is a platform which will work with your SME to embed giving to us in a structured, meaningful and visible way that is good for your business and Designability.
They make it easy for you to give through the sales of goods and services, so you’re able to support us by doing what you do best and no extra fundraising initiatives are needed.
Please use our unique referral code when you register: P5GX7Y9P
We will be with you each step of the way to support you with your fundraising. We can provide you with the information and tools you need to start fundraising, help you shout about your success using our website, social media and press, provide updates on how your funds are helping the people we support and engage directly with your colleagues so they understand the how important their support is.
CJ Hole have selected Designability as their Charity of the Year for 2019 and they will be supporting our Wizzybug Loan Scheme with a variety of fundraising activities.
Irwin Mitchell are long-term supporters of Designability and have previously funded two new Wizzybugs. They took part in a variety of community fundraising events as well as covering the costs of t-shirt printing and Where’s Wizzy? storybooks to give to each Wizzybug child and their siblings.
They are now continuing to support us and are currently funding printed literature to help us to promote the charity.
SciPro (trading style of LHi Group Ltd) have selected Designability as their Charity of the Year and are on a quest to raise £5,000 for Designability to fund a brand new Wizzybug, an innovative powered wheelchair designed specifically for children under five.
Storm Consultancy have chosen Designability as their Charity of the Year as part of their ten year anniversary celebrations. Their team will be volunteering their time and tech skills to help develop ideas and products, as well as assisting us with events and fundraising.
Viridor tirelessly fundraised to fund a whole Wizzybug to benefit more children. Their efforts were a combination of: challenge events, themed office days and a work ‘safety bonus’ where they receive £5 per employee, for each month that passes without incident which they then donate to their chosen charity.
Read more about how Viridor supported Designability here.
The team at their Hinckley office raised enough to fund a whole Wizzybug through a Matched Giving Scheme. Fundraising activities included a Christmas fun day, wristband sales and taking on a gruelling military obstacle course.
The Bath branches of Natwest decided to raise funds with in-store collection tins on display with one of our Wizzybugs and details of the loan scheme. They topped up the customer donations with a corporate golf day and auction.