Groundwork work across the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face as a result of larger global issue - mainly the environment and economy. They provide training and create jobs, reduce energy use and waste, aim to reconnect people with nature and transform whole neighbourhoods into better and greener places. Firmdale's support consists of hosting frequent corporate volunteering days with the charity, to strengthen company relationships while involving the Firmdale staff in valuable Groundwork projects.
To find out more about Groundwork please click here.
CONTACT THE ELDERLY
Contact the Elderly is the only national charity solely dedicated to tackling loneliness and social isolation amongst older people. They aim to do this by organising Sunday afternoon tea parties for small groups of elderly people who live alone, and volunteers within their local community who collect and accompany them, offering a regular and vital friendship link. Firmdale Hotels host afternoon tea parties at all of our London hotels in support of Contact the Elderly.
To find out more about Contact the Elderly please click here.
DREAMS COME TRUE
This is a national childrens charity that works hard to enrich the lives of children and young people with serious and life-limiting conditions aged between 2 and 21 years old. Over the last 26 years, they have fulfilled the dreams of more than 5000 children and young people to meet their heroes, enjoy amazing experiences, visit special places and more. Firmdale assist them to fulfil dreams either by providing accommodation as the dream destination or by hosting spa days and afternoon tea events for them.
To find out more about Dreams Come True please click here.