We're so proud of the generosity of spirit of Middlesbrough companies and individuals and wanted to highlight opportunities for sponsorship, charitable giving and good works. We invite individuals and groups taking part in challenges to share their donation links with us on Facebook and Twitter too.
Middlesbrough has a range of sponsorship opportunities, including fantastic events, and options exist for exciting and original partnerships.
Love Middlesbrough campaign/magazine
Raise awareness at work and at home about the campaign. We seek in kind support, special offers and/or financial support. The Love Middlesbrough campaign is proud to be a partnership between public and private partners. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For information about advertising in and supporting the lovemiddlesbrough Magazine, delivered quarterly to every Middlesbrough home contact email@example.com.
Middlesbrough Mela is one of the most exciting and vibrant weekends of the year in the North East. To find out more about becoming a sponsor email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01642 729135.
Middlesbrough Christmas festivities
Middlesbrough hosts the greatest Christmas Lights Switch On in the Tees Valley, one of the most exciting events for families, signalling the start of the Christmas season. To find out more about becoming a sponsor email email@example.com or call 01642 729135.
A Way Out
A Way Out is an outreach and prevention charity, specialised in engaging vulnerable and hard to reach women and young people to educate, support and empower them to live safe, healthy and whole lives.
Service users include women and young people with substance misuse problems, trapped in prostitution, homeless or living on the streets, involved in offending or victims of abuse.
Abbie's Lovewas founded in memory of Abbie Jane Clarke who died of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP). It supports Epilepsy Research and support services. It was recently featured on the programme Secret Millionaire.
A registered charity based in Teesside offering free and confidential counselling and support to people who have been affected by rape or sexual abuse. Their services are available to anyone over the age of 14, no matter how long ago the experience may have been.
Whether it is you who has been affected, or a family member, partner or friend, they can offer you the support and help you need.
As a satellite of Whiteknights EVS (Emergency Voluntary Service) – a registered charity run service who despatch blood and other small lifesaving items, such as X-rays and test results, out of hours for the NHS in West Yorkshire - a group whose mission is to serve the people of Cleveland by providing an emergency motorcycle service to transport urgent and non-urgent medical items on behalf of the NHS.
Bloodwise (formerly known as Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research; Leukaemia Research) was founded in Middlesbrough in 1960 by the Eastwood family after the death of daughter Susan, age 6. This national charity has since raised over £357million for research into blood cancers.
It was the Middlesbrough Council charity of the year in 2010 to honour its 50th year.
Butterfly Giving is a quirky new charity started by a Middlesbrough teen dedicated to fighting teenage cancer by funding research projects and to raise money to aid those diagnosed. It is also committed to raising vital awareness.
Butterwick House is located in Stockton-on-Tees in the North East of England. The Hospice provides care and support free of charge to children with life limiting illnesses from birth to 18 years of age and supports their families.
Ellie’s Friends is an online platform that enables adults living with cancer to access free and discounted services or products. Their goal is to give adults living with cancer the opportunity to enjoy life, not just survive it. It is a project of the Eleaor Rose Foundation in memory of Middlesbrough-born Eleanor Rose Jeffery (1983-2012).
The Finlay Cooper Fund is a registered charity set up by former Boro star Colin Cooper and his wife Julie, in memory of their son who they lost at a very young age as a result of a choking accident.
The fund supports children’s causes in the north east and further afield and to date has distributed tens of thousands of pounds to children’s hospices, individual children with various illnesses and other worthy children’s causes.
High Tide is a charitable foundation, created and driven by businesses on Teesport, to raise aspirations and improve education and employment opportunities for young people on Teesside by bringing together companies who are customers, suppliers, operators and investors in Teesside, with the River Tees being the connecting theme.
Home-Start Teesside offers support to parents living in the Stockton, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland areas with at least one child under 5 who are dealing with issues such as isolation and loneliness, sickness, disability, mental health, domestic abuse, and multiple births.
Supporting children with cancer and their families... Bringing a smile to faces that have been through the unimaginable... Providing opportunities for families to share precious time creating lasting memories...
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a condition of the central nervous system. It is the most common disabling neurological disease among young adults and affects around 100,000 people in the UK, approx 1600 on Teesside.
The Branch is passionate about supporting people affected by MS in the local community. They offer support and information to all those affected by MS, their families and carers along with arranging regular activities, meetings and social events for the whole family.
The MS Society Teesside Branch is the local branch of the national charity, meaning all monies raised locally stay local.
My Sister’s Place is a specialist domestic violence service based in central Middlesbrough. They provide direct services to women over 16 years of age who are or have suffered domestic abuse, or who are or are likely to be victims of forced marriage or honour-based violence.
Raising awareness of rare brain disorder, lissencephaly, in memory of little 21-month-old Rebecca, Remembering Rebecca is a local registered charity which offers financial assistance and support to children, from birth to 16 years, with neurological conditions.
Former England Football manager, Sir Bobby Robson fought cancer an incredible five times. Sadly, 17 years after his first diagnosis, he lost that long and courageous battle on 31 July 2009. After retiring from football management, Sir Bobby worked hard towards a new goal - fighting cancer through his charity. The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation focuses on the early detection and treatment of cancer and the clinical trials of new drugs that will eventually beat it.
Teesside Hospice Care Foundation is based in Linthorpe and was founded in 1982 and exists to enhance the quality of life for those suffering from a life limiting illness. It offers specialist palliative care and support to patients and carers, in the belief that each person is entitled to dignity and choice within the best provision of care.
Walsingham Support is a national disability charity which has been supporting people in Middlesbrough for 23 years and now supports 25 people through different services, including supported living, support at home and residential care.
Zoë's Place gives care for infants from birth to five years of age. All services are free to the families that use them. The first Baby Hospice was opened at Liverpool in 1995 and in 2004 Zoë's Place in Middlesbrough was able to open the doors and welcome their first special babies.
May is shaping up to be mighty fine! We're kicking off with Restaurant Week (1-7 May) - all the food! Then for the entire month it's Local History Month and there are loads of fab events celebrating the glorious history of Middlesbrough - we can't wait for it all!
Middlesbrough Restaurant Week 2017 event
Dementia friendly screening of Easter Parade is today at Cineworld Middlesbrough. Doors open at 10.30am and the film starts at 11am.
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