At Bond Wolfe, we believe we have a responsibility to our community, as well as our clients, staff and shareholders. That’s why we formed the Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust.
The primary focus of the Trust is to raise funds for a range of worthy causes that help people from all walks of life.
The Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust benefits from its association with our various group companies that help us to raise funds through a number of charitable events in conjunction with our clients, staff and professional network.
Over the years, we have supported in excess of 550 charities. You can read about just a few of the charities we have helped below.
This year we are proud to be supporting Birmingham Children's Hospital
Birmingham Children’s Hospital provides a full range of general and specialist services for children and young people from across the West Midlands and beyond. It has the largest paediatric emergency department in the UK, serving over 63,000 patients each year.
One of the initiatives the Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust are supporting is the Stuff2help project, which was founded by the emergency departments Dr Vicki Currie, helping patients and their families by providing them with backpacks filled with basic essentials.
Katie Harris, Corporate Partnerships Officer at Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity, said: “We’re thrilled by our new partnership with Bond Wolfe and so excited to see what the year ahead of fundraising holds. Every penny raised will helps us to go above and beyond for our patients and families, so that they’re not only receiving world-class treatment while with us, but also the best care and experience.”
In 2023, Bond Wolfe were proud to support the UHBC Children's Appeal
Throughout 2023, Bond Wolfe has been proud to support the University Hospitals Birmingham Charity, raising funds for the Children’s through our company fundraising activities.
The Children’s Appeal exists to support children across their hospitals during their treatment. Being in hospital can be an incredibly scary time for adults, for children, it can be overwhelming. The UHBC Children’s Appeal aims to support children by making their time in hospital a little more comfortable, less daunting, and create a child friendly environment.
Bond Wolfe Raise £10,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust Young Persons’ Unit in 2022
Throughout 2022, Bond Wolfe were honoured to have supported the University Hospitals Birmingham Charity, raising funds for their Teenage Cancer Trust Young Persons’ Unit.
The funds were raised at a number of events across 2022 including a skydive, a half marathon and a Christmas Jumper Day.
The Teenage Cancer Trust Young Persons’ Unit is based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and designed to ensure that teenagers and young adults are diagnosed efficiently, treated effectively, and have the support they need to make it through their treatment and rebuild their lives after cancer.
Lisa Worrall – “We are all tremendously proud of our colleagues for going above and beyond to raise money for this fantastic cause”.
Asha’s Indian Restaurant
As part of our ongoing responsibility and commitment to play an active role in the Birmingham community, Asha’s is delighted to be actively supporting the excellent work undertaken by the Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust.
Based in the heart of central Birmingham, and with locations elsewhere in the UK and overseas, Asha’s Indian restaurant provides the ultimate Indian dining experience. With its unique culinary philosophy having won widespread international acclaim, Asha’s is the ideal venue for a convivial after-work get-together, a sumptuous pre-theatre meal or an indulgent late night curry after an evening at the movies.
BWCT help local High School
Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust have donated £2,000 to Prince Albert High School in Perry Barr to help students and families struggling with the cost of living crisis on the run up to Christmas.
‘Thank you Bond Wolfe for your generous donation to PA High. With the cost-of-living crisis we are finding more and more of our families are struggling to make ends meet. Your support means that we can act quickly to provide food for those going without and the dignity of a well-presented uniform. Especially as winter has arrived, your support is a welcomed relief. The need has never been so great. Your support has made a huge difference to our students, families and our community. Thank you.’
Bringing a little festive cheer
Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust raised £262 at their Christmas Charity Day held on Monday 11th December, to raise funds for their 2023 chosen charity – UHBC – Children’s Appeal.
Monies were raised via a Christmas Jumper Day and Bake Sale, with staff also donating gifts to the Children’s Appeal to be distributed over the 4 hospital sites on the run up to Christmas.
“We would like to thank Bond Wolfe for their generous donation and their continued support, these gifts will bring smiles to many children and teenagers in our 4 hospitals over the festive period”. UHBC
Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust in conjunction with Asha’s Restaurant make donation.
BWCT in conjunction with Asha’s Restaurant donated £500 towards the Diwali Basket Brigade 2023 appeal, whose objective is to pack and deliver food hampers to vulnerable families and individuals from all faiths and backgrounds across the UK.
This year, they packed and delivered 4,250 hampers to socially deprived and vulnerable families across Birmingham, London, Manchester and Leicester. “This was only possible thanks to generous donations and support for our initiative from the likes of the Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust and Asha’s Restaurant. We are so humbled and grateful for your continued support and for that we wanted to simply say thank you”.
Bringing Light to Children’s Departments
The Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust, in conjunction with Asha’s Restaurant have donated £500 towards the University Hospitals Birmingham Charity, to bring Diwali to the Children’s Departments over their 4 hospitals in Birmingham.
The donation will help light up the wards and offer activities throughout the festive Diwali period to children and their families. “Sadly, we have many children who are in hospital during Diwali when their families would usually be celebrating. As lights are key to the Diwali celebrations, being able to provide these at the hospitals will help bring the festivities to the children and their families, bring an element of normality to a very difficult and stressful time. We would like to thank Bond Wolfe and Asha’s Restaurant for their generous donation”. UHBC
Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust sponsor Cycling for Humanity Bike Ride
Bond Wolfe were proud headline sponsors of the Cycling for Humanity bike ride from Birmingham to London raising money for young children’s orphanages in India.
“Your generous contribution provides help for the children’s orphanage in meeting their individual needs, as well as hope for a brighter future. Without your support this would not be possible, so please continue to support us in helping these less fortunate / vulnerable children. You are truly making a difference to these children, therefore we are sending you our heartfelt thank you”.
The Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust donates Easter eggs to local school.
The Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust delivered over 220 Easter eggs to St. Chad’s Catholic School in Newtown Birmingham.
St. Chad’s Catholic primary school is a single form entry school situated in Newtown near Birmingham City Centre and take children from the ages of 4-11 years. They are an international school with over 20 languages spoken by their children and staff. They belong to the Cathedral Parish of St. Chad’s, where they have very strong links and work closely with the Parish Priest, Monsignor Tim.
“We would like to thank the Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust for donating Easter eggs to our school, which have been greatly appreciated by all of our pupils”. Martina Parker – Head teacher.
Easter Egg Donation
The Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust visited the Children’s Outpatient Department at Good Hope Hospital to deliver Easter eggs kindly donated by their staff to children who will visit the department over the Easter holidays.
The Children’s Outpatient Department sees thousands of children each year, a number of whom have complex and life threating conditions which require several follow up appointments and procedures throughout their young lives.
Geraldine – Staff Nurse “Thank you to everyone at Bond Wolfe for the huge amount of Easter eggs donated to our department. These will be given to Children attending the hospital over the Easter period, making their visit a little more enjoyable”.
The Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust, in association with Asha’s Restaurant are happy to support CoachBright who partner up with Primary and Secondary schools in England to run face-to-face and virtual coaching programmes. The charity support pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds to become independent and resilient learners so they can lead the lives they want.
“We at CoachBright are very grateful to The Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust for their generous support. Given the ever-changing social climate that charities face, support like this enables us to support the confidence, resilience, and independence of the pupils we work with to ensure that every young person regardless of their background can lead the lives they want. Massive thank you from all of us at CoachBright!”
Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan Cancer Support is one of the largest British charities and provides specialist health care, information and financial support to people affected by cancer. It also looks at the social, emotional and practical impact cancer can have, and campaigns for better cancer care.
“The Bond Wolfe Charitable Trust has supported my challenges over the last 8 years and continue to do so as I continue to complete my aspirational target. Lisa Worrall has been very supportive towards all who carry fund raising for charities regardless of the size and personally I can vouch for their efforts in supporting charities and people who take time to re-invest & give back to society” Mandeep Rajput.
St Chad’s Catholic Primary School
St. Chad’s Catholic primary school is a single form entry school situated in Newtown near Birmingham City Centre and take children from the ages of 4 – 11 years. They are an international school with over 20 languages spoken by their children and staff. They belong to the Cathedral Parish of St Chad’s, where they have very strong links and work closely with the Parish Priest, Monsignor Tim to ensure that their children receive an outstanding Catholic Education.
“Thank you for your donation which is very much appreciated and needed to support our school community. We will be spending the donation on non-fiction books to support our curriculum. Thank you again”. Martina Parker – Head teacher.
“We are truly grateful to Bond Wolfe for choosing to support Birmingham Mind over the last 12 months.
Each year 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem and your support will help us make sure that no one has to face a mental health problem alone.
Currently, our fundraised and donated money is being used to support our Mental Health Helpline, currently offered 24hrs a day 7 days a week, which provides practical and crisis telephone support and signposting to the citizens of Birmingham & Solihull.
Thank you once again for choosing to support Birmingham Mind and the work we do.”
Birmingham & Solihull Women's Aid
For over 40 years Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid has provided frontline domestic violence and abuse support services to women and children in the Birmingham and Solihull area.
“We’re so grateful to Bond Wolfe for their support with this generous donation. It’s been a challenging twelve months for us, with the pandemic adding increased pressure on women experiencing domestic abuse, and demand for our services at an all-time high, so this will go a long way to supporting women and children who we’re working with”.
Birmingham Central Foodbank
“To all who’ve donated financially to Birmingham Central Foodbank, we want to say a truly heartfelt, THANK YOU.
Currently, financial donations are used to buy food supplies to supplement the shortfall in food donations. We don’t know what food will be donated and we often need to buy essential items in order to distribute to vulnerable people and families in need of support.
Your generous donation will profoundly impact those who are struggling within our local community, and for that, we are extremely grateful for your kindness. From all at Birmingham Central Foodbank, and those whom we serve, Thank you!”
Mary Stevens Hospice
Bond Wolfe makes a donation to Mary Stevens Hospice via Mandeep Rajput who has trekked over 400km of the Great Wall of China. Mandeep has raised over £28,000 to date.
Based in Stourbridge in the West Midlands, the hospice offers patients with incurable or life-limiting illnesses the opportunity to enjoy their lives to the fullest, however long that life may be. Based around their values of care, compassion and kindness, they provide a full range of hospice care services that not only support patients, but friends and family too.
Help Harry Help Others
The Help Harry Help Others (HHHO) charity was started by Harry Moseley before he lost his battle with cancer in 2011, aged just 11 years old.
Harry was a young, courageous boy who became a major fundraiser in the fight to beat brain tumours. The registered charity, which supports cancer families in Solihull and Birmingham, was established in 2012 by Harry’s mum, Georgie. Due to the impact that cancer had on their family, Georgie decided to continue with Harry’s incredible work so that she could help other families where she felt more support was needed.
Birmingham Children’s Hospital
Birmingham Children’s Hospital oncology ward treats around 250 new children and young people with cancer, leukaemia and brain tumours each year from around the West Midlands and beyond.
Birmingham Children’s Hospital is the UK’s leading specialist paediatric centre, caring for sick children and young people up to the age of 16. The oncology department is a specialist cancer ward comprising a team of doctors, nurses (on the ward, in clinics and in the community), social workers, psychologists, play specialists, teachers and pharmacists.