RAISING AWARENESS THROUGH EDUCATION
PROMOTING PREVENTION & EARLY DETECTION CAMPAIGNING FOR CHANGE
SKCIN: THE KAREN CLIFFORD SKIN CANCER CHARITY / REGISTERED CHARITY: 1150048
WE NEED YOUR HELP! PLEASE HELP US TO STOP SKIN CANCER TAKING MORE LIVES. WE ARE HUGELY GRATEFUL FOR YOUR SUPPORT.
Corporate SupportGetting Involved
LOOK AFTER YOUR SKIN
AND STAY SAFE IN THE SUN
At Skcin we are dedicated to preventing
skin cancer through education...
SKIN CANCER IS THE MOST
COMMON CANCER IN THE UK
Skin cancer kills more people in the UK
than Australia - the UV capital of the world!
RATES OF SKIN CANCER
ARE RISING FASTER THAN
ANY OTHER CANCER
and it is now one of the biggest cancer
killers in the 15-34 age group!
ALMOST ALL SKIN CANCERS
ARE CAUSED BY OVER
EXPOSURE TO UV
That means that almost all skin cancers
are preventable by being sun savvy!
THAT'S WHY SKCIN ARE
DEDICATED TO PROMOTING
Through national educational,
accreditation schemes, campaigns,
partnerships and initiatives...
TO REVERSE THE SOARING
RATES OF SKIN CANCER FOR
OUR FUTURE GENERATIONS
Knowledge is power. It's time to make
a change. Education is key, a culture
change is required and that's our mission.
Getting involved with Skcin can help your company by...
• Creating a positive brand association that can help enhance your company's image.
• Motivating staff to become involved in team fundraising events.
• Setting you apart from your competitors.
• Showing a demonstrable commitment to corporate social responsibility.
• Creating opportunities to reach new markets.
Corporate partnerships are a core part of our funding strategy at Skcin and as such, we work very closely with companies to ensure we have a two way relationship and are attentive to your needs as a commercial enterprise.
Corporate donations/support can be given in a number of ways...
These are very much appreciated and help significantly towards us continuing our work to raise awareness of the dangers of over exposure to UV, sun safety and the early detection of skin cancers and ultimately help us save lives. Companies can also benefit from the Gift Aid Scheme and receive tax relief on any donation made to Skcin by deducting the amount of the donation from profits prior to calculating corporate tax at the end of the financial year.
Charity of the Year
Working with Skcin as your Charity of the Year will bring a positive impact to your company and encourage a sense of unity amongst your workforce and giving them a chance to work together on something outside of their daily routine and create a culture of cooperative working across departments and teams. Skcin can offer support and help to ensure any fundraising activities are a success.
Gifts in Kind
Other ways to help out the charity include donating shares; this is an attractive proposition for companies as individuals who give shares to charity are entitled to claim back full tax relief against the value of those shares.
Tax relief is available to UK taxpayers donating shares and securities listed on the UK Stock Market, the Alternative Investment Market, and recognised stock exchanges overseas. It is also available for units in a UK unit trust, shares in a UK open-ended investment company (OEIC), and some similar foreign investments.
It is not just monetary donations that help us, donating gifts that can be used as raffle or auction prizes at charity events is a fantastic way of making a contribution and can really boost our fundraising efforts.
Fundraising gives staff common goals, a sense of shared pride and increases team spirit. Events can be anything from a staff dress down day to a corporate golf event, dinner, or an auction. These are fantastic ways of getting staff involved.
Payroll giving, or Give As You Earn (GAYE) is a very simple scheme that allows you to give to Skcin directly from your salary. It is tax-efficient because donations are deducted from your gross pay.
If your employer offers payroll giving you simply authorise them to deduct regular charitable donations from your pay. Your employer then pays these donations to a payroll giving agency approved by HM Revenue & Customs. The agency then distributes the money to Skcin. The agreed donation is deducted from your pay before you pay tax, which means that tax relief is included in your donation at your top rate of tax. For example, if you decide to donate £10, only £8 comes out of your salary and the rest is paid by the tax man.
Payroll giving helps Skcin to keep our administration costs down meaning we can make the very best use of your donation. To set up, ask your employer's payroll department. If they do not offer a scheme why not suggest that they start one? It's easy and inexpensive to run. They can find out more by visiting www.hmrc.gov.uk/payrollgiving
Cause Related Marketing
Research shows that these days, few companies can afford not to implement a cause-related marketing (CRM) campaign. Cause related marketing initiatives tie a company and charity together to drive sales and market an image, product or service.
• Increased perception of the 'value for money' of your brand.
• Positive PR opportunities.
• Positive association with a dynamic national charity brand.
• Drive customer footfall into your store/online with an innovative campaign.
• Build trust and loyalty of your brand.
• Strengthen your brand awareness with a key point of differentiation.
• Generate revenue and a sales uplift.
• The chance to make a tangible difference and really save lives from a cancer that is largely preventable.
Should you wish to discuss or get involved with any of the above corporate support opportunities, please get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
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