All our corporate partners
Since November 2017, we've been one of the registered charities for AmazonSmile, the charity arm of Amazon.co.uk. By simply registering at smile.amazon.co.uk, customers can donate 0.5% of all purchases made through the site to Cancer Research UK.
Since it launched in 2016, our award-winning partnership with Bellway Homes has raised almost £800,000. This is thanks to record levels of employee fundraising across around 300 Bellway Homes sites and offices, supported by a dedicated team of 30 charity coordinators.
BT has supported Cancer Research UK’s Stand Up To Cancer campaign since 2016, providing invaluable call centre support and raising nearly £500,000 to date. This has been channelled straight into translational research, which takes developments in the lab and turns them into brand new tests and treatments for patients who need them right now.
Compass Group UK
Compass Group UK, part of the largest Foodservice company in the world, began a sole Partnership with Cancer Research UK in March 2009. In that time Compass has contributed almost £2.5 million to the charities life-saving work. Jo Jackson is the CRUK Charity Champion for the company, and was recognised as CRUK’s Corporate Charity Champion of the Year in the Flame of Hope Awards in 2016.
Co-op Legal Services
Edwardian Hotels London
When our partnership launched in 2015, Edwardian Hotels London pledged to raise £2m over seven years towards research at the Francis Crick Institute in London. Edwardian is now over half way to achieving this goal. Partnership fundraising has included exclusive events, customer donations and a whole host of employee challenges, such as climbing Snowdon by night.
HSBC employees and customers have been supporting Cancer Research UK since 2006 through ATM donations, payroll giving and employee fundraising. HSBC also donated $25m towards the Francis Crick Institute, a state-of-the-art biomedical research facility in London which opened in 2016.
Hyundai Motor UK
Hyundai Motor UK came on board as an official partner of Stand Up To Cancer in 2017. Since then, staff and customers have raised £235,000 for the campaign. Hyundai has also launched the world's first contactless fundraising car, which offers a fun, innovative and easy way to donate.
Since partnering with us in 2013, John Lewis has raised over £500,000 through its Gift List service. When using the service, customers can choose to add a donation to Cancer Research UK.
Legal & General Insurance
Legal & General has donated £47,000 a year since 2016 to help fund our Facilitator programme. Our Facilitators provide practical, locally tailored, face-to-face support to GPs and other healthcare professionals across the UK to make sure they know about the latest tools, advice and guidelines for preventing and spotting cancer early.
Live Nation UK | Ticketmaster | Festival Republic
Since 2008, staff at Live Nation UK have raised over £1m by taking part in fundraising activities and holding collections at many of their events and festivals. Ticketmaster UK and Festival Republic are both part of the Live Nation family and have since each held their own successful fundraising activities for Cancer Research UK and Stand Up To Cancer.
Ticketmaster have raised over £400,000 since 2013 by giving customers the opportunity to make a donation to Cancer Research UK when they purchase tickets online for selected concerts and events. During October and November, this activity is expanded in support of our Stand Up To Cancer campaign during which Ticketmaster UK colleagues take part in bespoke fundraising activities.
Since 2016, festival-goers at Wireless and Download have been asked to make a donation to Cancer Research UK in order to receive access to exclusive guest areas, raising almost £100,000. Festival Republic has also supported Cancer Research UK’s Own Your Tone campaign by playing our sun safety content on the big screens at select festivals.
Since 2011, Mobility Plus has donated £100 to Cancer Research UK for every bathroom fitted, as well as helping us raise awareness among staff and customers of the lifestyle factors associated with cancer.
We’ve delivered a joint sun safety campaign with NIVEA SUN every year since 2012. The campaign includes stickers on products, and TV and radio advertising featuring our easy-to-remember acronym 'CARE': Cover up, Aim for shade, Rub on sunscreen and Enjoy the sun safely. NIVEA SUN also supports our Race for Life Schools campaign.
Since our partnership with fashion retailer Peacocks began in 2016, staff and customers have raised over £300,000 through sponsored activities and selling Cancer Research UK merchandise in stores. Peacocks also helps us beat cancer by raising awareness of the lifestyle factors associated with cancer.
Through ATM donations, payroll giving and donations via the Reward current accounts, longstanding partner RBS Group has generated over £7m towards our life-saving work since 2002.
Our partnership with Roadchef began in 2018 and has already seen thousands of employees across 30 service areas organise collections, take part in fundraising activities and support our national Stand Up To Cancer and World Cancer Day campaigns.
Since our partnership began in 2002, staff at Rowlands Pharmacy have raised over £500,000. They are particularly active during our annual World Cancer Day campaign in February, and each summer help us spread our important sun safety messages by setting up displays in stores.
As an official sponsor of Race for Life, and headline partner of Shine Night Walk and Walk All Over Cancer, in 2018 Ryvita is encouraging more people to take part in Cancer Research UK events as part of a healthy lifestyle, while also raising funds for our life-saving research.
We joined forces with ScottishPower in 2012 to launch an ambitious, industry-leading partnership. Through employee fundraising, sponsorship of Cancer Research UK events and the ‘Help Beat Cancer’ energy tariff, where ScottishPower makes a donation to CRUK for every month a customer remains on the tariff, the energy company has raised £20m to date.
Since our partnership began in 2013, Slimming World has raised over £13m. This is through campaigns such as the Big Slimming World Clothes Throw, Slimming World does Race for Life, Walk All Over Cancer and the London Marathon. As well as raising vital funds, the partnership also supports our shared goal to raise awareness of the links between obesity and cancer.
Thanks to fantastic support from colleagues and customers, since 2002 Tesco has raised over £42m, while more than 200,000 employees have taken part in Race for Life every year. In 2018, we built on this longstanding relationship by launching a groundbreaking partnership between Tesco, Cancer Research UK, Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation. The aim is to encourage Tesco's colleagues and customers to make healthier lifestyle choices that could help lower their risk of cancer, type 2 diabetes, and heart and circulatory disease.
The Restaurant Group
We're delighted to be The Restaurant Group's partner for 2018. Employees in the central support office and in restaurants across the country, including Chiquito, Coast to Coast, Filling Station, Firejacks, Frankie & Benny’s, Garfunkel’s and Joe’s Kitchen, have been organising a host of fundraising activities, as well as volunteering at Cancer Research UK stores, distribution centres and events.
The Works Stores Ltd
Retailer The Works has raised over £300,000 since 2016. This is through employee fundraising activities and by selling Cancer Research UK merchandise in store, including our World Cancer Day bands.
Since 2004, retailer TK Maxx has raised over £31m towards our work in children's cancers. Staff organise Give Up Clothes for Good campaigns, where people donate pre-loved quality clothing, accessories and homeware via special collection points in stores to sell in our Cancer Research UK shops. TK Maxx also supports our Star Awards, which recognise the courage of children and young people facing cancer.
We're proud to be one of chosen charities to benefit from The Yogscast’s annual Jingle Jam event, where gamers worldwide make a charity donation in order to download a special bundle of games. The total raised increases every year, and in 2017 we were thrilled to receive over £450,000 from The Yogscast community.
Since the start of our partnership with Warburtons in early 2015, the company has contributed over £1.5m through employee fundraising and donations from the Warburton family. In 2016, Warburtons’ Charity Champion team was named the ‘Corporate Fundraising Team of the Year’ at our Flame of Hope Awards and this year we were delighted that they agreed to extend the partnership for a further three years.
In 2017, WHSmith staff chose us as their main charity partner for the retailer's 225th anniversary celebrations. They set out to raise an ambitious £1m and are already well on their way to achieving this target by selling CRUK merchandise, asking customers for donations and taking part in a wide range of fundraising activities. What's more, to support our 2018 Stand Up To Cancer campaign, stores will be stocking our brand new virtual reality headsets.
Since partnering with Stand Up To Cancer in 2014, Zizzi staff and customers have raised an incredible £1m. This will help turn developments in the lab into brand new tests and treatments for patients who need them right now. Every year, staff and suppliers take on Zizzi Mudder, a sponsored military-style assault course, while customers can add a 25p donation to their bill. Zizzi also donates 25p for every Skinny Pollo pizza sold.