Why do great businesses help charities?
Because it’s the right thing to do.
We all know about Corporate Social Responsibility, some larger businesses even have dedicated CSR managers and as a charity we are of course delighted that companies take the matter of supporting good causes so seriously.
But what was there before Corporate Social Responsibility?
Well, there was certainly a lot of good work being done, it just didn’t have a name…it was just great companies and organisations doing their bit because it was ‘the right thing to do’. It might have been fundraising for a concern close to the heart of the business, a special cause to support or an initiative prompted by a specific appeal.
Great businesses do the right thing because it’s the right thing to do.
Of course, there are still examples of what we might describe as ‘corporate largesse’, and boy are we grateful for it, but there are also relationships that develop through an understanding of the quid pro quo involved in a professional arrangement.
As you can imagine, we have stacks of literature and leaflets to help raise awareness about prostate cancer. We also have presentations available, which we can either deliver ourselves directly to your colleagues or give you the information to deliver yourselves. We can attend company wellness days to answer any questions about the disease, and share information about the cancer research we help fund. And when our ManVan (mobile PSA testing unit) is on the road, we hope we can come to your workplace to carry out blood tests to help detect prostate cancer.
Raising awareness and educating men (and their partners) about prostate cancer is vital. Early prostate cancer is usually symptomless, so knowing the risks and empowering men to get diagnosed early is key, because caught early, prostate cancer is usually curable.
If you would like to learn more about how your business can work with the Prostate Project, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
We collaborate with local and national businesses, the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Frimley Park Hospital and University of Surrey to give every man a better chance of beating prostate cancer.