Orchid work’s with a diverse range of UK wide companies on a variety of activities including Charity of the Year partnerships and sales promotions. Below are some of our corporate supporters past and present.
Our Charity of the Year partnership with ASDA Distribution raised an incredible £1.2m to help fund world class research into testicular, prostate and penile cancer, provide support services including our Orchid Male Cancer Nurse Specialists and raise vital awareness of these cancers throughout the UK. This summer we were delighted to have the support of a team of ASDA staff who took part in the Tour de ASDA. The challenge saw them cycle over 500 miles in 5 days from Bristol to Grangemouth, visiting ASDA stores and depots along the way, to raise funds for Orchid.
Kaizen Talent Solutions
Orchid is pleased to be supported by Kaizen Talent Solutions. Kaizen Talent Solutions is a knowledge-based search and selection consultancy specialising in the placement of senior management and leadership positions within companies supporting change initiatives and the drive towards continuous improvement.
The popular restaurant chain, Las Iguanas, have been supporting Orchid every Father’s Day since 2013. To date they have raised a fantastic £6,610 through a promotion that sees a £1 donation for every dad that dines at one of their restaurants on Father’s Day.
Paperchase supports Orchid with its Father’s Day charity cards. A range of cards made up of fun designs go on sale every year. Since 2006 they have donated over £74,000 to Orchid.
The LGV Training Company and The Surrey & Hampshire Training Company support Orchid and secure a healthier future for HGV drivers by donating £5 for every First Time Pass. To date they have raised over £18,000 for Orchid.
Orchid is delighted to be supported by Bawbags Underwear, a company that was set up in 2007 with the aim to keep the nations ‘baws’ tidy and raise money for charity at the same time. To date Bawbags has donated a fantastic £25,000.
Luxury male grooming brand The Bluebeards Revenge has been a long term supporter of Orchid since 2012. Regarded as the “Ultimate Shaving Experience For Real Men” it is entirely fitting that the brand chooses to partner one of the UK’s leading men’s cancer charities.
Leading Kensington and Chelsea property specialists, Principia part of The Farrar Group, has chosen Orchid as its long-term charity partner.
MANTAN is a London based business, founded in 2016 by two young Entrepreneurs who created a tanning product specifically formulated for men. The product has quickly become the number 1 tanner for men and for every product sold they are donating £1 to Orchid.
NEXT have chosen Orchid as beneficiary of their Charity Bouquet of the Month for June 2017 with 10% of the selling price of the bouquet being donated to the charity.
Orchid is delighted that Rude Botany is supporting the charity by donating 10% from sales of selected T-shirts. Rude Botany T-shirts are adorned with real botanical names for plants, which are fun if a little risqué.
You can show your support for Orchid by buying the ‘The Meaning of Husbands’ book, a new addition to the popular ‘The Meaning of Everything’ series, produced by Allegra Publications.
The Dogs Bol**x, makers of male grooming products, are supporting Orchid through sales of their new range of male grooming products. The brand was launched in 2017.
We are delighted to announce that itsu, the Asian-inspired fast food restaurants, are supporting Orchid and are raising awareness of male cancers with information on signs placed in the orchid flower beds in most restaurants.
Pangea Resourcing specialise in recruitment for the oil, gas and energy markets. They are supporting Orchid by hosting a variety of staff fundraising events to raise awareness and vital funds for the charity.
In April 2017, Snickers ran an April Fools Campaign with an advert shot by celebrated photographer Rankin. Off the back of the ad, Snickers supported Orchid – raising money and raising awareness of testicular cancer during Male Cancer Awareness Week. People were encouraged to share the prank on social media to trigger a donation to Orchid. The campaign raised £10,000.
Orchid was the Charity of the Year 2015 for the Industrial Agents Society, who supported Orchid with a variety of fundraising activities including a cycle challenge and Awards Dinner.
Orchid was the Brooks Brothers charity of the year for 2010 and 2011. Fundraising included events and a range of Limited Edition Pocket Squares.
A staff vote at King Sturge secured Orchid as one of their charity partners for 2009 and 2010. The two year partnership raised vital funds for Orchid and at the same time helped to promote awareness of male cancers.
Orchid was chosen as one of the beneficiary charities for the 2011 ICAP Charity Day. On Charity Day ICAP donates all revenues and commissions to a selection of charities, with each charity receiving a donation that makes a real difference to their operations.
On Tuesday 2 February 2010, talkSPORT, the UK’s number one sport commercial radio station hosted a Hall Of Fame Event at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel with all money raised coming directly to Orchid.
Orchid was delighted to partner with Raging Bull, the sports and leisure clothing company on a range called Tackle It to raise awareness of testicular cancer and the symptoms associated with the disease.
In November 2016 Ladbrokes Bingo encouraged people to support the fight against male cancer by running the #meatand2veg campaign to spread awareness and raise funds. Ladbrokes Bingo encouraged people to take a picture of their food and share it on social media using the hashtag #meatand2veg. Donations were triggered when people shared their pictures.