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Our Corporate Supporters

Meet our Corporate Supporters

A huge thank you to all of the companies and their employees who have chosen to support University Hospitals Dorset NHS Charity:

Ellis Jones

Respected local firm, Ellis Jones, were our gold sponsor for Walk for Wards 2021 [link to Walk for Wards event page]. 

Managing Partner Nigel Smith said “Our local hospitals and NHS staff deserve the utmost support and appreciation and Ellis Jones believes in the importance of investing directly into the local community. That is why we decided to take an active role in supporting University Hospitals Dorset NHS Charity by joining forces to make Walk for Wards 2021 a brilliant event that raised important funds for a fantastic cause.”

If you are interested in funding one of our charity events, please contact our corporate fundraising manager Karen.Smith2@uhd.nhs.uk for more information.

Howdens – Christchurch

Howdens Christchurch recently supported University Hospitals Dorset NHS Charity by sponsoring our festive Elf Dash event and making a donation to Gully’s Place.

As a locally driven business, Howdens support and engage with local charities and community activities.  In 2020, Howdens supported over 2,500 national charities, donating a total of £1.1 million to local communities across the UK. 

Scott Golding, Depot Manager said “It gives me great pleasure to be able to support local groups and institutions such as hospitals, schools, care homes, and youth clubs. This became even more paramount since the beginning of the pandemic. To have the opportunity to support patients and staff at University Hospitals Dorset is extremely rewarding.”

If you are interested in funding one of our charity events, please contact our corporate fundraising manager Karen.Smith2@uhd.nhs.uk for more information.

Westmade

Local construction company, Westmade Ltd , have been carrying out work on various projects at our hospitals since 2013. Over the years, the team at Westmade have made a number of donations and taken part in our events. Most recently, they sponsored one of our volunteer driven buggies which are currently in use at our Bournemouth site, transporting patients and visitors from A to B and ensuring our hospital remains accessible to all.

Managing Director, Allen Gilbert-Stroud said “We have worked side by side with the hospitals for many years and we are happy to contribute our time and efforts to supporting an organisation that helps all of us at some point in our lives. It’s rewarding to know that our presence at the hospitals is helping to improve the healthcare for the community we live in and will continue to show our support where we can.”

The Stock Shop

The Stock Shop who are based within our Poole Hospital site were our gold sponsor for Twilight Walk for Women’s Health 2022. The Stock Shop have served in NHS hospitals for over 30 years, offering retail therapy in the true sense of the word by providing a welcome relief and slice of normality in what can often be a stressful environment. 

A spokesperson from The Stock Shop said “We are thrilled to have supported Twilight Walk for Women’s Health. We have been part of University Hospitals Dorset for nearly 2 years and as a business it is of great importance to us that we support the hospital and the local community. We were delighted to be part of an event that is so valued by the Dorset community and which raises vital funds for patients and staff at University Hospitals Dorset”

If you are interested in funding one of our charity events, please contact our corporate fundraising manager Karen.Smith2@uhd.nhs.uk for more information.

Coles Miller Solicitors

We are so pleased to have partnered with Coles Miller Solicitors as our gold sponsor for our flagship event Walk for Wards’. It means so much to have support from Coles Miller, who are one of Dorset’s leading law firms with offices in Poole, Bournemouth, Broadstone, Christchurch and Wimborne.

If you are interested in funding one of our charity events, please contact our corporate fundraising manager Karen.Smith2@uhd.nhs.uk for more information.