Support us – Corporate Support

Are you looking for an independent and transparent charity with over forty years history to support or to meet your corporate social responsibility?


With a presentation to suit your timeframe we will come directly to you, alternatively we invite any businesses or groups to come to Acorn Village to meet the people who will directly benefit and experience first-hand how your support will make a difference.

Please contact us for further information

Why choose Acorn?

We’ve been told there are a variety of benefits previous businesses have experienced whilst supporting Acorn Village these include:

  • Team building and staff motivation
  • Meeting new people and potential new clients
  • Opens up PR opportunities
  • Meeting Corporate Social Responsibility objectives
  • Support from Acorn Village
  • Increasing their brand profile
  • Feel-good factor

Showing our Gratitude

As an independent charity, our priority is always supporting adults with learning disabilities, however our small team can help with..

  • Providing support Marketing material
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Discussing fundraising ideas

Your support enables funds raised can be spent on activities that bring self-confidence, improve communication skills and enhance the lives of adults with learning disabilities.


You make the difference

Working With Acorn Village

“We’ve supported Acorn Village since 2014, in this time we have advertised their events, paid program sponsorship, provided Marketing leaflets & most recently raised over £1,600 with a Charity Ball. In return we’ve had some great PR opportunities and it’s helped us engage with our customers also staff have also been motivated by this support and it’s assisted in strengthening our team’s relationship. It’s a cause close to our hearts and we are proud to support them”

Pen Luckner – Owner Concord Property Ltd

“We have been supporting Acorn Village for many years now and the Residents are a big part of our day to day running, they are valuable customers of ours. Over the years we have contributed to events such as Discos and Acorns Got Talent and are always happy to attend as many events as possible ourselves. We have also raised money by displaying Christmas Lights for the past 2 years, which has raised around £1800 and our Riverside Road Challenge which raised an amazing £5500. Acorn Village is a big part of the Manningtree community and we will continue to support our friends there for many years to come.”

Ashley Martin – Owner Riverside Taxis, Manningtree

Ways to Support

Charity of the Year

Choosing to support adults with learning disabilities will help motivate your staff all year round whilst supporting a transparent independent charity.

Benefits to you:

  • Long term increased staff morale
  • Team building
  • Encourage creativity and innovation
  • PR opportunities

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Team Fundraising

Challenge your teams to do competitive fundraisers Alan Sugar style. From cake bakes to team runs, car washes to car boots there’s plenty of ways to raise funds and ignite that creative spark every company needs.

Potential Fundraisers:

Cake Sale
An oldie but a goodie that most people find irresistible!

Clothes Swap
Get everyone to bring in their unwanted clothes . Pay a £5 donation and choose 5 new items.

Donate a Takeaway
Work out the cost of your normal takeaway and donate the total, or make your own equivalent and donate the difference.

Team Up
Hold a lunch time quiz with your fellow departments and stir up some friendly rivalry… remember the quiz master is always right!

There are so many ways you can help support adults with learning disabilities. We will help you as much as we can so please do get in touch

Event Sponsorship

Our onsite community events have been getting bigger each year and we need your help to sustain them.
From programmes to raffle prizes, medals to performers can you help us to ensure there is minimal costs to the charity?
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Activity Sponsorship

Horse-riding, swimming, fishing, trampolining, arts, crafts, media, gardening, drama they all come at a cost.

For example..

  • £7 pays for a horse-riding session
  • £14 pays for a Creative Craft Centre session
  • £15 pays for an additional physio session
  • £20 pays for a swimming session for 10
  • £30 pays for an Acorn Choir session

Would your company be able to help sponsor an activity to ensure that activity continues to be available? Maybe you’re a plant supplier and can help with the gardening, or enjoy a day at the races and would like to sponsor the horse-riding.
There are plenty of activities to choose from and in return, if you choose, we will let others know how you’ve supported us.
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Project Support

Acorn Village continues to develop and grow, people’s needs change over the years and we need to cater for them. Our latest projects have included creating new all accessible accommodation, accessible kitchens and soon to come in 2018 a specially designed kitchen for visually impaired adults with learning disabilities.
These have only been possible thanks to the generosity of others.
Find out how you can help by visiting our projects page.

Team Building Onsite at Acorn

Sports Days, fun Days, gardening, painting, event preparation have all taken place by Corporate Teams over the years and we are so grateful for it. Not only does this encourage team building and motivation for the staff it also can widen their social experiences.

One particular team told us how honoured some of the staff felt to come directly to the charity and see the difference they personally made. They had never met adults with learning disabilities before, they came feeling very apprehensive and left having made new friends.

If your team is interested in coming to Acorn Village as part of a Charity Team Building session and want to find out more on how you can help, please contact us at

As part of the AXA Cares volunteer programme we have proudly been supporting Acorn Village since 2014 and as a team we have all found the time spent volunteering to be a rewarding experience the residents and staff are always welcoming and truly appreciate the work we do, from getting ready for the annual dog show to gardening and deck painting, it always surprises us what can be achieved in a day. We look forward to continue supporting this very worthwhile charity for many years to come.
Michelle Hammond – AXA

Advertising the Acorn Village Charity

We are very lucky to have the support from local magazines who kindly advertise our Events as well as charity updates such as interviews with the Acorn Artists.

Can you help us to reach a wider audience by advertising locally where you are?
From putting up Event Posters to advertising the Acorn Village Charity in your magazine we need and appreciate all the help we can get.
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Special Thanks to the following for all of their advertising support:

Current Corporate Support

We’d like to say a big thank you to all of the businesses who support the charity through fundraising, donations, time or materials.


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