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Funders and Partnerships

A huge thank you to all our corporate partners, who have chosen to either support CHUMS as their charity of the year, or in other ways such as sponsoring an event. If your organisation would like to support CHUMS we would love to hear from you. Please give us a call on 01525 863924 or email us at

Amazon Fulfillment Centre in Ridgmont are supporting CHUMS throughout 2018. They have already donated £5000 towards our Friendship Scheme and Babyloss Service, and they are planning on taking part in events and other fundraising activities to help raise additional funds. We are also lucky enough to be donated their goods that cannot be sold on, which we use at events or sell to staff.

BTP Environment Services Ltd who are based in Wrest Park Silsoe, are supporting CHUMS with two corporate sponsorships for our CEO’s 100 Mile Walk from Southwold to Silsoe. Thank you so much for your support it goes a long way to making a difference in the lives of young people.

Cable Craft Ltd recently contacted us to announce that they would be supporting CHUMS. We were fortunate enough that they donated some money to us in response to a staff vote. Thanks for your support.

Davies Vets are one of the largest and most diverse small animal referral hospitals in Europe and are based in Higham Gobion, Bedfordshire. We were contacted by a colleague of Davies Vets who has also accessed CHUMS services and wanted to give something back. Davies Vets has chosen CHUMS as their Charity of the Year 2021 and will be organising fundraising events throughout the year.

Very soon we’ll be receiving custom branded banners and polypropylene stickers from Discount Sticker Printing. The stickers we’re receiving will be waterproof and tear-resistant, allowing them to be used for any occasion. We hope that the promotional stickers and banner will boost our profile and enable us to improve the mental health and emotional wellbeing of children and young people in Luton, Bedfordshire and beyond.


Equinox Consulting is taking part in this year’s charity events to raise funds, Ann will be running in the half marathon and Jess will be doing the Jump for Chums charity drive, We have chosen Chums as our charity drive and will be trying to raise as much as we can this year to support such a great cause.  Equinox will be supporting our staff and matching the fundraising gained.

Foxley Kingham Anniversary Foundation

The team at IQuda are supporting CHUMS in a number of ways. The team took part in our Shine Bright Campaign and dressed up in brightly coloured outfits for the day to raise funds and promote Children’s Mental Health Week. IQuda is also sponsoring Dawn’s 100 mile walk from Southwold to Silsoe. Thank you for helping us make a change in the lives of young people.

We would also like to extend our thanks to Jelprint, a printing company based in Luton. They offer a fantastic service and are always helpful and happy to adapt when it comes to CHUMS’ last minute orders!

Jewson Leighton Buzzard are supporting CHUMS with sponsorship for Dawn’s 100 mile walk.

Thank you for supporting our work with children and young people.

A massive thank you to Maulden Baptist Church for hosting our various workshops for free over the last 4 years, together with the use of the hall, kitchen and ark.  This makes such a difference to what we can offer to local children and young people.

Santander Dunstable branch are supporting CHMS for a second year as their charity of the year. Last year 4 amazing members of staff completed the Dirt Half Challenge in November 2017 and raised much needed funds for our services.

Thank you for your continued support.

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Tesco Flitwick – Our local store is supporting us with raffle prizes and donations of items for our local events as well as in store bucket collections.

Tesco Leighton Buzzard – This store is kindly supporting us with raffle prizes and donations of items for our local events as well as in store bucket collections and will be putting in some man hours as volunteers at our events.

The Garage Shefford – This amazing garage in Shefford, Bedfordshire will be looking after our CHUMS bus with MOTs and services making sure we can keep on the road.  We are their charity of the year for 2018 and they will be getting involved with us throughout the year with fundraising activities as well.

The staff from TSB in Barton Le Clay have chosen to support CHUMS since 2015 and are raising funds to help support the work of CHUMS. They’ve already organised an Easter Egg raffle and hosted an in-store cake sale they have exceeded their target and continue to support CHUMS in every way.

Unite Vauxhall Southern Staff Branch – The Unite Southern Sites Staff branch are delighted to be entering into partnership with Chums: “we heard the great work that this charity organisation has carried out which made our decision easy”.

We are a workplace branch that includes all managers, supervisors and staff members working in the Vauxhall Van plant in Luton. We also have members from other local companies and retirees. In total we have over 700 members in the branch.

“Over the years the branch has supported various charities with monetary donations, but after a presentation from CHUMS we felt that we wanted to be more involved”.

White Stuff, Milton Keynes – The staff from White Stuff in Milton Keynes have chosen to support CHUMS for many years now. They even have our logo painted on the wall behind their till! They organise in store events such as a jam tasting afternoon and employees have also taken part in fundraising challenges and raised sponsorship for CHUMS too. A real team effort from White Stuff Milton Keynes!

With thanks to our sponsor Utilita Energy for supporting the Outdoor Cinema

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CHUMS is fortunate to have been supported by a number of different local organisations and businesses in the past. Although they may not currently be supporting CHUMS we would like to thank Marks and Spencer in Luton and John Lewis Milton Keynes. We would also like to thank Cruise Select for donating travel vouchers as a prize and Liquid Designs who supplied our van graphics as well as meeting some of our larger printing needs. There are many others that have supported CHUMS along the way and we are very grateful for your support.