"Thank you and your colleagues very much for the wonderful cake… it was much appreciated and didn’t last long! Nothing quite like cake and coffee on a grey day and I know our residents enjoyed it."
AWP is keen to be a positive presence in the community that we live and work in. We therefore have a strong charity-giving strand to our business which includes raising money through sponsored charity events, making charitable donations instead of Christmas cards and sponsoring local community action and sports teams, to name a few.
Here is a non-exhaustive list of the charitable events and causes we have recently supported:
Team challenge sponsorship
2022 Press Up Challenge - Jack and Pete took on this challenge and as a result £640 was donated to Cancer Research UK
2022 Christmas Jumper Day - we dressed up in our festive knitwear to raise money for Save The Children
2022 Movember - we raised £2,510
2019 Movember - we had over half the office growing mo's and raised an incredible £2,733 for this excellent charity
2018 Great West Run - we raised over £750 for the Exeter YMCA
2018 Devon Monster Race - we raised over £2,600 for Children’s Hospice South West
2016 Movember - we raised £825 for the Movember Foundation
2015 Commando Challenge - we raised £1,280 for the Marines' chosen charities 'Devon Air Ambulance Trust' and 'Royal Marines Charity'
2014 Honiton Hippo - we raised over £1,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support
2013 Movember - we raised over £700 for this excellent testicular cancer awareness charity
2022 Force Cancer Charity
2020 Gingerbread House
2019 Ludwell Life Bench
2018 Dorset Food & Arts Festival
2017 Old Mill Glitter Ball in aid of St Margaret's Hospice
2017 YMCA Changing Rooms - Changing Lives
2017 Exeter Symphony Orchestra
2017 Dorset Food & Arts Festival
2016 Sponsored new kit for Nepalise porters
2016 Honiton Cricket Club - new practice nets fundraising
2016 Dorset Food & Arts Festival
2015 SW Athletics Gala
2014 Devon Youth Games
2013 Cullompton Community College Ten Tors team
Toilet Twinning office toilets
Honiton Cricket Club Under 10s
Honiton Youth Football Club Under 7s
2022 – Q1: Walk for Water, Disasters Emergency Committee. Q2: Force Cancer Charity, Exeter Community Initiatives, Bloodwise, Marie Curie. Q3: Ride On, CALM, Cats Protection Honiton. Q4: Age UK, The DPJ Foundation, The Dillon's Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, Bread of Life Outreach. Christmas: Crohn's & Colitis UK, Exeter Foodbank, Rowcroft Hospice Care.
Christmas card donations
2020 Exeter Food Bank
2019 Exeter Homeless Partnership
2016 Julian House - Exeter Homeless charity
2015 Syrian Refugee Crisis
2014 St. Petrocs
Exeter Chiefs - We've sponsored a number of Chiefs players for the last few seasons. For 2022/23 we're pleased to sponsor team captain Joe Simmonds again.
Somerset County Cricket Club – We’re pleased to be sponsoring Ben Green for the 2023 season