Midlands recruitment business, Macildowie selects Lamp as its charity of the year
Macildowie will raise funds for, and awareness of Leicester-based mental health charity
Leading Midlands recruitment business, Macildowie has selected Lamp (Leicestershire Action for Mental Health Project) as its charity of the year.
Macildowie is one of the UK’s leading independent recruitment businesses, with offices in Leicester and Nottingham. The company will partner with Lamp to raise funds for the charity and raise awareness of the support available through Lamp for people with mental health issues requiring advocacy. Macildowie also runs regular LinkedIn workshops for clients and candidates, and will share this expertise to support Lamp’s services.
One of the key events in Macildowie’s fundraising activity is an annual Family Fun Day, taking place on 6 August 2021 at Loughborough Rugby Club. The day will include a family-friendly BBQ, an ‘Auction of Promises’ with quality prizes donated by staff, and a choice of games, face painting, tombola and a live band.
James Taylor, Chief Executive of Macildowie said:
“The mental health agenda in this country has received a lot of coverage, particularly throughout the lockdowns and rightly so. It’s great to see these issues being taken seriously and through organisations such as Lamp, we know that the best support functionality is out there, providing an impartial ear and counselling, as required, to help people.
“We’re committed to working in partnership with o
ur carefully selected charities so with this new engagement with Lamp, we’ll be planning dedicated fundraising activity and amplifying their messages of support throughout our own networks.”
Matt Barton, Operations Officer at Lamp added:
“We’re delighted that Macildowie has selected Lamp as its charity of the year. Working in such a stressful environment as recruitment, it’s critical that they have visibility of how mental health issues can affect people and they’re keen to work with us to explore how they can help us further in getting our word out to people who may need our support.”
Macildowie has built a reputation as one of the UK’s leading independent recruitment businesses. The company built its reputation as the go-to recruitment brand in the East Midlands, expanding its service offering into Milton Keynes and the Home Counties in 2015 then London in 2021.