For businesses How you can help COULD YOU FUNDRAISE FOR US? It's always great to hear from local organisations and businesses that want to raise money for us. Not only could you support us by generating vital funds, but you could also raise awareness of mental health in the workplace. Your event or challenge could be an opportunity to let your staff and customers know we are here to help if they are struggling. WHAT COULD YOU DO? Staff fundraising and group events Take part in cycle rides, marathons, cake sales, raffles. A fantastic way for employees to form greater working relationships, develop communication skills and build upon leadership qualities Matched funding Support your employees fundraising by matching the money they raise. This is a fantastic way of motivating your staff by showing support for their efforts. If you have an idea but you're not sure where to start then register for our fundraising pack for ideas and tips. If you don’t know what you’d like to do but know that you want to help then call Lorna, our fundraising officer on 07701325028 and she can help you plan. COULD WE BE YOUR CHARITY OF THE YEAR? If you’d like to fundraise for us over a longer period of time, then maybe you could nominate us as your charity of the year? We can provide: Dedicated support from your relationship manager Branding, social media and PR; brand exposure to our audiences Materials, resources and advice for fundraising Access to resources including leaflets/fundraising materials/collection tins Staff engagement; volunteering opportunities in and around Teesside Priority places for Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind events; Great North Run, Tees 10k Meet the people we are supporting Donations can be allocated to specific projects; i.e. our Children & Young People service OTHER WAYS TO SUPPORT US Sponsorship We plan events and initiatives throughout the year with opportunities for sponsorship; increasing brand awareness. Payroll giving Payroll giving is an easy, tax-effective way to give monthly to Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind. Gifts in kind Support our services and work by donating goods to help us provide services and maximise efficiency. Pro bono support Support us by donating your expertise and specialist services. Buy our consultancy services We deliver expert mental health training which can significantly benefit the wellbeing of your staff and positively impact business performance. Find out more here. COULD YOU BECOME ONE OF OUR BUSINESS PARTNERS? If you’d like to work with us and support us but are unable to fundraise in the traditional way, then perhaps you could become one of our business partners? Find out more here.