Beat’s vital work to end the pain and suffering of eating disorders wouldn’t be possible without the strong relationships we hold in the community. Eating disorders can affect anyone, and so everyone can benefit from partnering with Beat. We’ve built partnerships with organisations in sectors from fashion to finance, each one unique, tailored, and created to offer mutual benefits for years to come.
How we can work with you
Each of our corporate partnerships is different, and we’ll work with you to come up with activities and opportunities to collaborate that best suit your organisation. Some of the ways current and past partners have got involved with our work include:
- Investment into our key programmes, such as: Early Intervention, Family Support, our free Helpline and online support groups, and our Ambassador programme and education work in schools.
- Sponsorship of special events including conferences like Eating Disorder International Conference (EDIC) and Parliamentary launches.
- Sponsorship of our fundraising initiatives: Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW), Walk and Talk, pamper evenings.
- Employee fundraising: existing or bespoke opportunities.
- Advertising on our HelpFinder site.
- Access to our amazing network of Ambassadors who provide talks and share their personal experience of recovery.
- Tailored training for your employees. Find out more about our Corporate Training.
- Campaigning together to influence government and create change.
- Research to expand our knowledge and understanding of eating disorders.
- Volunteering: existing or bespoke opportunities.
The benefits of a partnership with Beat
We aim to build bespoke partnerships that ensure that both Beat and our corporate partners get then most benefits from our work together. Partnering with Beat allows you to:
- Demonstrate your values to employees and patients.
- Show commitment to workplace wellbeing.
- Opportunity to use Beat’s training programmes.
- Raise your profile among key audiences and gain access to Beat’s network of industry professionals.
- Gain access to ground-breaking research.
- Build staff morale and team spirit by working to support an important cause.
- Better equip managers to recognise early signs of eating disorders and support those affected.
- Provide opportunities for employees to develop new skills.
- Help prevent workplace stress and ‘burnout’ in your employees.
- Create a support channel for those suffering directly or affected by an eating disorder in their family.
Find out more by emailing our Corporate Manager, or take a look at current and previous partnerships here.