Partnering with Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice can bring with it many benefits for a local business, not least of which is the opportunity that it provides for positive PR in local media. It can be a very cost-effective way for a company to raise its profile with potential customers in the local community. Over recent months, there have been many examples of how a fundraising partnership with Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice has generated positive media coverage, through either direct sponsorship of an event or through company giving and employee fundraising initiatives.
Below are just a couple of examples of how becoming involved with Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice has generated great PR for local businesses:
Surrey Satellite Technology Limited provided Galaxy Cars the opportunity to ‘sponsor’ one of its Disaster Monitoring satellites, in return for a substantial donation to Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice.
This event was covered in both the Business and News pages of local newspapers, before and after the press launch, with items in Farnham Herald, the News Group series, Woking News and Mail, Surrey and Hants News as well as Third Sector, a national weekly journal. Further coverage appeared on ITV’s London Tonight, BBC Southern Counties Radio news and 96.4 Eagle Radio.
Go Ape, the adventure site in Alice Holt near Farnham, made a £1,000 donation available to celebrate its 1,000,000th customer. Staff were able to choose the receiving charity and unanimously chose Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice.
Coverage of this generous gesture, with photographs of the cheque presentation, appeared in Farnham Herald, Alton Gazette, Arlesford Advertiser and the Surrey and Hants News.