Pendleside Patrons 2021
Our patron scheme is a collection of individuals, companies and groups who want to make a difference on their doorstep by helping to fund our vital care for local people.
Our Patrons' donations help the hospice:
- Care for people in Burnley & Pendle with incurable and life-limiting illnesses
- Maintain high-quality, individualised care that focusses on compassion, dignity and respect
- Provide support for families, both throughout the illness and after a patient has died.
Why join the Patron Scheme?
Joining our patron scheme is a wonderful way to show your support to your local hospice. All our Patrons receive a number of benefits, but the real benefit is knowing you are helping to fund specialist care for patients and families when they need it most.
What benefits do Patrons get?
- A framed certificate to show your support.
- Invitations to special Patrons’ events (usually one event per year).
- Acknowledgement of your support in the hospice's main reception.
- Company name or logo and link to your company website on the hospice website.
- Social media interactions acknowledging your patronage.
- Use of a Pendleside Patron logo for online and print
- Opportunity to use the Pendleside Patron logo on your company literature and website.
- *Use of our conference facilities for up to 20 people for one day (including refreshment & lunch) - Platinum/Shapphire & Diamond members only.*
What are the different levels of the Patron Scheme?
Bronze: suggested donation of £500 a year (£41.67 a month)
Silver: suggested donation of £750 a year (£62.50 a month)
Gold: suggested donation of £1,000 a year (£83.34 a month)
Platinum: suggested donation of £5,000 a year (£416.67 a month)
Sapphire: suggested donation of £10,000 a year (833.34 a month)
Diamond: suggested donation of £25,000 a year (£2’083.33 a month)
How do I join?
Please contact Elaine Middleton, Head of Corporate Fundraising Tel: 01282 440103
Introducing our Current Patrons
DIAMOND PATRON - Exertis - https://www.exertis.co.uk/
PLATINUM PATRON - Silentnight - https://www.silentnight.co.uk/
GOLD PATRON - RecycleIT - https://www.recycleit.co.uk/
GOLD PATRON - Indigo Financial Advice - https://indigoadvice.co.uk/
GOLD PATRON - Farmhouse Biscuits https://www.farmhouse-biscuits.co.uk/
GOLD PATRON - J M Glendinning - https://www.jmginsurance.co.uk/
BRONZE PATRON - Simply Classic - http://simply-classic.com/
RecycleIT gives Pendleside Gold Support
Pendleside Hospice is delighted that RecycleIT has chosen to continue their support to their local hospice by becoming a GOLD patron.
Carl Greenwood Business Development Manager, RecycleIT said
“As a company we donated £1000 to our unsung heroes at the Hospice, and we will be taking part in a number charity days throughout the year to raise more valuable funds for this great facility.
As part of our sustainability pledge we make regular donations to a number of charities, schools, and people who struggle to access I.T. This not only ticks our social and community pillar for our clients but also allows us to give back.
From everyone here at RecycleIT we would like to say a massive thank you for all your hard work and dedication over the years, a truly worthy and amazing cause for our town.
We are so proud to be a GOLD patron with the hospice and would like to thank Christina Cope, Head of Corporate at Pendleside for helping us through the process”
Christina Cope, Head of Corporate Fundraising at Pendleside, said “We were delighted to be informed that Recycle IT make the decision to become a GOLD PATRON
“The last 12 months have been very challenging for us from a fundraising perspective, so the ongoing support of busineses such as RecycleIT means more than ever to us and we’d like to say a very big thank you to everyone involved.”
Exertis Distribution Centre is Pendleside Diamond Patron
Pendleside Hospice is delighted to announce the first company with a 3 year pleadge to renew as a Diamond Patron with their contribution to their Corporate Patron scheme.
Nick Foster HR Director said "I am pleased to announce that the Exertis Distribution Centre at Burnley Bridge has agreed to become a corporate partner for Pendleside Hospice to support their fundraising activity.
Pendleside are the local Hospice for the Burnley & Pendle area in which we work and many of you live or have family connections. It costs over £4.5million a year to run Pendleside Hospice of which the Hospice has to raise over £3.5million from charitable donations and the generosity of the people of Burnley and Pendle.
Many worthwhile causes have been supported over the last couple of years and this won’t change in terms of Friday dress down days etc. However our formal corporate charity will now become Pendleside Hospice.
Above and beyond our Corporate Sponsorship we’ll have the opportunity to get involved in a number of organised fundraising events.
Silentnight is Pendleside Platinum Supporter
Pendleside Hospice is delighted to announce the first company to renew their contribution to their Corporate Patron scheme.
Silentnight was first to pledge its support after Richard Logan Chief Operations Officer attended a Leaders Lunch at Pendleside and very kindly renewed it again for 2021.
Christina Cope said “Silentnight are helping to fund specialist palliative and end of life care for patients and families when they face such great difficulties.
Joining our patron scheme is a wonderful way to show support for Pendleside. All our Patrons will receive a number of benefits, but the real benefit will be knowing they are helping to fund specialist care for patients and their families when their need is greatest.
Ian Fortune, Operations Process Improvement & Industrial Engineering Manager, said:
“Silentnight is proud to support Pendleside in caring for people in our community when they need it most. The Corporate Patron Scheme is an easy and effective way of sustaining the Charity with the ever increasing demand for its services”.
Christina Cope, Head of Corporate Fundraising at Pendleside, said “On behalf of Pendleside I would like to say a big thank you to Silentnight and all the team there. Silentnight have supported us previously and continue to do so and we are very grateful for their support again. Our Patron Scheme is really taking off and I’d encourage any business if they can to look at our website link for more information and to explore the possibility of helping Pendleside in this way”
Farmhouse Biscuits gives Pendleside Gold Support
Pendleside Hospice is delighted that Farmhouse Biscuits has chosen to continue their support to their local hospice by becoming a GOLD patron.
Louisa Mayor Sales & New Product Development Manager, Farmhouse Biscuits Ltd said
“Many of our employees hold Pendleside close to their hearts and wish to support and fundraise for their local hospice. Pendleside has provided care to some of their families and friends over the years.” Louisa added “As a local business we enjoy helping charities and Pendleside always has our support – we are proud to be a Pendleside GOLD Patron”
Christina Cope, Head of Corporate Fundraising at Pendleside, said “We’re incredibly grateful to the Farmhouse Biscuits for the invaluable donations they have raised on our behalf over the years”
“The last 12 months have been very challenging for us from a fundraising perspective, so the ongoing support of busineses such as Farmhouse Biscuits means more than ever to us and we’d like to say a very big thank you to everyone involved.”
INDIGO gives Pendleside Gold Support
Pendleside Hospice is delighted that Indigo Financial Advice has chosen to support the Hospice as a Gold Patron.
Darren Turner, owner of Indigo, said “I know how much the Covid 19 pandemic has hit Pendleside Hospice’s fundraising so I wondered how we could help again. Supporting them as a Gold Patron fitted the bill perfectly and makes me feel very proud“.
Christina Cope, Head of Corporate Fundraising at Pendleside, said “On behalf of Pendleside I would like to say a big thank you to Indigo Financial Advice, to Darren and to all the team there. Indigo have supported us previously and continue to do so and we are extremely grateful they have chosen to become Gold Patrons. Our Patron Scheme is really taking off and I’d encourage any business if they can to look at our website link for more information and to explore the possibility of helping Pendleside in this way”.
JM Glendinning joins growing group of elite patrons at Pendleside
An insurance broker is setting out its charity policy by becoming Pendleside Hospice’s third business patron.
Commercial lines broker JM Glendinning is one of the UK’s top 75 insurance brokers with six offices across the North West, Yorkshire, the North East and the Midlands.
The company, who bases its North West operation in Blackburn, has made a £1,000 donation and is in discussions with the hospice to help them raise more money during the coming 12 months
JM Glendinning joins other patrons – national logistics company Exertis UK, a diamond patron, who have a distribution centre at Hapton; and bed-giants Silentnight Group, a platinum patron, who are based at Earby.
Matthew Stuttard, managing director at JM Glendinning, who has family roots in the Burnley area, said: “We appreciate it’s been a difficult year for the charity sector in particular as it relies heavily on community fundraising activities.
“We can’t thank Pendleside enough for everything they do for the local community and how they have continued to provide such a high level of support for individuals and their families.”
Christina Cope, Pendleside’s head of corporate fundraising, said: “We would like to say a big thank-you to JM Glendinning. Joining our scheme as a gold patron is wonderful way to show support for Pendleside.
“I would like to appeal to other businesses to take Glendinning’s lead and consider becoming a Patron of Pendleside.
“While joining the patron scheme offers several benefits the real benefit is knowing you are helping to fund specialist care for patients and families when they need it most.”
Other benefits include: a frame certificate to show support; invitations to special patrons’ events; acknowledgement of support in the hospice’s main reception; company name or logo and link to website on the hospice website; social media interactions acknowledging patronage; use of a Pendleside Patron logo for online and print; opportunity to use the Pendleside Patron logo on your company literature and website; and use of the hospice’s conference facilities for up to 20 people for one day including refreshments and lunch.
Simply Classic - Donation of £500 from Mother’s Day Boxes
& BRONZE PATRON support
Pendleside Hospice is delighted to have been donated £500 by local bistro Simply Classic.
Simply Classic’s Chris Burt said “We have been really busy during the Covid 19 pandemic with our catering services and making boxes of delicious gourmet food which we sold as takeaways. These were very popular and we thought it would be a good way to support Pendleside if we asked our customers to donate £5 when they ordered one of our Gourmet Mother’s Day food boxes”. Chris added “We know the hospice needs funds so we made the decision to separately donate £500 to their Patron scheme too”
Christina Cope, Head of Corporate Fundraising at Pendleside, said “On behalf of Pendleside I would like to say a big thank you to Simply Classic and their customers for the £500 raised for us, Thanks also to the partners at Simply Classic for joining our patron scheme as Bronze members. Simply Classic have supported us previously and continue to do so and we are very grateful for their donations again”