Here at Orchid we work 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.
We are thrilled to be a partner of Savoo Search and Raise, a money-saving and online fundraising website with thousands of great discount codes and deals from the UK’s biggest retailers.
Duke and Dexter
Men’s footwear brand Duke and Dexter helped us to reach thousands of men in 2020 via a campaign on Instagram. We were able to raise vital awareness of male cancer through their ‘In Pursuit of Adventure’ campaign which celebrated men’s empowerment. Their brand ambassadors for the campaign were Formula One star Jensen Button and professional free skier Jon Olson.
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 Products Ltd
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
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.
NEXT is a great supporter of Orchid. Over the years employees have gone the extra mile to take part in fundraising events which have raised hundreds of pounds for us. They have also generously supported us with sales promotions on their flowers and men’s underwear in stores too.
BGC Partners’ Annual Charity Day
BGC Partners is a leading global brokerage company. Their annual Charity Day commemorates the 658 friends and colleagues and 61 Eurobrokers employees who were lost on September 11 2001, by distributing 100% of global trading revenues from one day, to dozens of charities worldwide. Charity Day is BGC’s way of turning a tragic day in to one that is positive and uplifting by helping others. Since its inception, Charity Day has raised approximately $180 million globally.
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.
Orchid was delighted to work with Snickers on an April Fools Campaign, in 2017, 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.
Kaizen Talent Solutions
Orchid was 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.
We were delighted that itsu, the Asian-inspired fast food restaurants, supported Orchid and raised awareness of male cancers with information on signs placed in the orchid flower beds in most restaurants.
Principia Estate & Asset Management
Leading Kensington and Chelsea property specialists, Principia part of The Farrar Group, chose Orchid as its’ charity partner.
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.
Industrial Agents Society
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.
Slaters supported Orchid throughout October 2014 with a unique campaign called ‘Dress up Fridays’. The campaign asked men to wear a suit to work on a Friday but also to be aware of testicular cancer.
The Bluebeards Revenge
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.
ICAP Charity Day 2011
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.
Orchid was the Brooks Brothers charity of the year for 2010 and 2011. Fundraising included events and a range of Limited Edition Pocket Squares.
Talk Sport Radio
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.
To find out more about how your company can work with Orchid please get in touch with Allison Vickers on 020 3745 7310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org