Thanks for being a part of Events 4 COVID 19 UK

Connected event industry resources to support those on the Covid19 frontline. Benefited over 177,000 individuals across the North of England at a time of crisis. 14 Weeks over March - June 2020

Thanks to everyone, the project has:

  • Benefited over 177,000 individuals across the North of England at a time of crisis
  • Assisted over 152 organisations with their Covid19 response
  • Sourced and distributed over 170k items
  • Saved charities over £65k in equipment hire, services and goods
  • Completed 127 varying requests for help completed providing equipment, infrastructure, PPE, sustenance, and services
  • Provided a lifeline to several organisations
  • Received donations and contributions from 212 amazing suppliers

Over 139 days were volunteered by our fantastic team. The social media, marketing and PR around the initiative reached over 350k. Highlights: BBC TV & Radio, Channel 5, Andy Burnham, MEN, The Manc, IQ Magazine, Stand Out.

Core projects:

Songs 4 Smiles

Moral boosting outdoor entertainment for care homes and assisting living premises

  • Moral boosting outdoor entertainment for care homes and assisting living premises
  • 52 songs and loads of dancing and smiling
  • Entertained over 2k residents and carers
  • 18 days of volunteering donated

Fuel 4 The Frontline

Hand delivered care packaged to support the frontline workers during their shifts

  • 170,020 sourced and delivered donations
  • 52+ recipients including schools, food banks, hospitals, ambulance service, care homes
  • Over 30k key workers and vulnerable individuals benefited

Havens 4 Heroes

Transformed existing spaces into mindful and stimulating sanctuaries for frontline workers

  • 4 Hospitals provided with a sanctuary
  • 1000+ NHS staff have benefited to date

Huge thanks to all of the fantastic organisations and individuals who helped:

3D Productions Ltd, ADI TV, Adlib, Aero Fire & Rescue Ltd, Alanna Tonetti-Tieppo, Alex Ogilvie, Alistair Grant, All About ME marquees and events, Alrose Productions Ltd, Andrew Jennings, Andy Dawson, Audioserv ltd, BAR Events UK, Becky Smith, Ben Lee, Ben Whur, Bevec, Beyond 90, Blitz Event Solutions, Blue Consultancy, Blue Loos, Bluelight Uk limited, BrightStar Light & Sound, Buddha Group Ltd, Bunkabin, Calyx Drinks Ltd, CDS Events, Charlie Mussett, Charlotte Denton, Chris Thomson, CityCo, Compact Security Services, Coniston Corporate, Creative Chambers, CV Venue Services, Cynergy Security, DA Languages, Dan Flynn, Daniel Hammersley, dbnAudile, DCRS LTD, DCS 2 Way Radio , DECORDIA, DSM Productions Limited, dwmedia, Dzine Furnishing Solutions Ltd, Ellen Guest, Elliot Whitty, Emerge Manchester, Engine No.4, Entertee Hire Services, eps, Event Cement, Event Group Limited, Event In A Tent, Event Solutions, Event Transport Ltd, Event Trucking Services Ltd, Events Crew Ltd, Events Design Company Ltd, Everything Events, Excloosive Event Hire Ltd, Extinguisher hire ltd, F M Event Services Ltd, F T S Event Power Ltd, Fabulous Fan Fayre F3, Fairfield Recycling, Falcon Power Generation, FGH Security, Firefly Audio Visual Solutions Ltd, Flow With Fallon, From the fields, Full Circle Events & Exhibitions Ltd., Gary Williams, Gemma Krysko, GJC Video Services, GL events UK Ltd, GoTo Live, Grace and Tailor Ltd, Graham Ward Freelance, Green Events, H&A Protection Services Ltd, Hedonist Events, Hinson Security, HiRequirements, Hotel Indigo, I.M. Events and Communication, Iain McGuire ,iDEAL Facilities Management, Illumin8 Lights, Incinera8, Immersive Precision Ltd, Impressed laundry, In-House Event Management, Incinera8, Indigo Technology Services, Iona Brown, iQ Student Accommodation, Isabel Mourato, Jam Jar Events LTD, James Bancroft, James Bolger, James Fletcher Marquees, James Slater, Jason Argyle, Jenny Chang, JHLX Event Services, Joanne Lawless, Joe Foreshaw, John Mayoh , John Mayoh Events ltd, Josh Masheder, Josh Poole, Kent Event Services, Kim Obrien, KIND Snacks, Kingdom Services Group, Kyle Marriott, Kyra Humphreys, L.A.D Events Limited, Lance Holden, Laura Barker, LFX Events Ltd, Lionheart Security Services LTD, Lisa Mather, Live Love Logistics, LIVE NATION, Live Stock Brands, Louder louder ltd, Louise Renn, Lucy Russell, Luke Fitzmaurice, Lumen Productions, Luminaire Events, Magnetic Activation, Manox Media, Talent & Event Services, Marc Graham, Marlish Water, Marvellous Inc, Matthew Long, Mb Audio Visual ltd, MD Professional Event Services Ltd, Melvyn Coote, MEM Events, Mersey Medical Services Ltd, MGA Safety Ltd, Michela Johnson, Michelle Ravenhill, MIF, Mike Gerrard, MSG Risk Management LTD, Mustard Media and Marketing Limited, Nationwide Marquee Hire Ltd, Nelson Beaumont-Laurencia, Network installation solutions ltd, Neuron, Neuron Pro Audio Ltd, Niche Event Hire, Nine Lives Event Management, O T Event Technicians, Off to Work, Oliver Brown, Olivia Sharp, On-EC, Osb-Events, Outgoing Ltd, P&H Medic, Paul Burridge, Paul Hand, Peddler Night Market, Peter Shorten, Phil Warren, Phoenix Events Ltd, Pioneer Venue Solutions, New Citizens, Pop Up and Play Co, Press Red Rentals, Production Box, Production Light & Sound Ltd, Project Power, Proud Events, R&M Productions, Rainy City ltd, Rapid Fire Cover ltd, RED DAM Group, Red Rose Fire Solutions Ltd, Reflex Medical, Represent Agency Ltd, Ribble Bar Co Ltd, Richard Gallagher, Richard Kankondo, Richard Mcqueen, Road3, Roadphone NRB, Robe Uk, Robert Masterson, Rosie Fay, RSS Events, Rupert Wakefield, Salt Web Design, Sam Parry, Sarah Readman, Sarah Roberts, Sarah Wilkinson, Sacha Lord, Seamus Martinez, Search, SF Leisure Europe Ltd, Shellys drinks, Showsec International Ltd, Simon Milner-Edwards, Simon Shaw, SNSG Ltd, Sophie Appleton, Sound Access Events, Sound dept, Spark Creatives, SRG Event Structures, Stealing Tamar, Sterling Event Group, Steve Butler, Stock Exchange Hotel, Stretch Tent Hire Uk Ltd, Synk Events, Team Audio Ltd, The Event World, The Events Structure, The ExcluSec Group Ltd, The Great Run Company, The Stage Bus, The Traffic Management Company,The Warehouse Project, THE WILLET LTD, Three-16, Titan Risk Management Ltd, Tony Boone, Tony Eastlake, Total Event Productions, Tres Hombres Customer Service & Security, Trinity Medical Services LtD, Tube uk limited, Tyne Audio, UK Event Services, UltraSec Security LTD, Undefined Group, United Utilities, Usual suspects, Vantage Event Solutions Ltd, Visair LTd, Vision Events Manchester, Viva La Tipi, W. Gibs. Stock Services Inc., We Are Indigo, what3words, Will Gibson, Wilsher event management ltd, WRG Live, XL Health , Zoe Unsworth

Huge thanks to all of the fantastic organisations and individuals who’ve been helped:

Akari Care, Ashley House, Beechy Knoll Care Home, Bentley House Estate, Blessed of the Father (Calvary International Christian Centre), Bolton Mental Health unit, Bolton Council, Booth Centre, Borough Care, Candle Factory, Caring UK, Chapel Allerton Pharmacy, Cinnamon Care, Eat Well Mcr, Enhanced Care, FC United of Manchester, GemArts Gateshead, Glen Tanar Rest home, Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Greater Manchester Homelessness Action Network, Half Acre House, Halifax Fire Station, HC-One, HMP YOI Hindley, Holly Court Care, Hope Ward. Pennine care nhs trust FGH, Hunslet - Leeds NHS supplies, Jah- Jireh Homes, Kirkstall Valley Development Trust, Lancashire Women’s and Newborn Centre, Liverpool Foundation Trust NHS, Manchester City Council, Mariana House, McCarthy & Stone, mha, MMCG, Gateshead care homes, NHS Gateshead, NHS Leeds & York Partnership, North East Ambulance Service, North Manchester General Hospital, NWAS Ambulance Service (Ashton Under Lyne Station), NWAS Ambulance Service (Liverpool Stations), NWAS Ambulance Service (Rochdale Station), Oblong, Open Kitchen Manchester, Parkside Care, Pearl Care, Project Wingman, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Rainbow Personnel Ltd, Reach Out to the Community, Real Junk Food Project wakefield, Riverside, Ryland House, Southfield House Ltd, Southport & Ormskirk NHS trust, St. Ann’s Hospice, Standwalk Ltd, Sunrise Senior Living, Tameside MBC, The Attic Project, The Chesters Care Home, The North West Ambulance Service , Sharston Ambulance Station, Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council, Trinity Academy Halifax, Warrington Hospital, Westfield House, Wigan Hospital and surrounding NWAS stations, Wigan and Leigh Hospice

“I’m backing this new initiative which is a great example of the events industry coming together in a moment of crisis to assist the organisations most in need.”

Sacha Lord,
Night Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester
Press Releases: North-East North-West