A number of businesses and organisations have supported PACT over the years in time, money, advice and many other ways. We are very grateful to them all and couldn't have reached where we are today without their support.
Heathrow Community Fund
PACT’s online adoption support service The Adopter Hub received a grant of £2,500 from Heathrow Community Fund to recruit and train volunteer adopter peer supporters to deliver webchat peer support via The Adopter Hub site
Englefield CE Primary School
Englefield Primary School in Theale has supported our work for many years, including through harvest festival collections for Alana House, retiring collections and raising awareness of our adoption services.
Vodafone has supported our work in many ways since 2016 through a very productive partnership with its digital marketing team.
SEGRO Community Funding
SEGRO Community Funding (via Berkshire Community Foundation) have donated £5,000 towards the Alana House Job Skills group, helping vulnerable women with complex needs to learn vital skills to boost their confidence in seeking employment.
European Social Fund and the National Lottery
Until December 2020, Alana House will receive funding as part of Building Family Bridges. This is a partnership led by the Workers’ Educational Association which has received £1.1 million of funding from the Building Better Opportunities programme, which is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund.
The Myers-Briggs Company
Business psychology provider The Myers-Briggs Company chose PACT as its first ever charity partner in a collaboration that started in May 2018.
CoreNet Global UK Chapter
The UK chapter of corporate real estate association CoreNet Global has chosen us as its charity of the year for 2017 and 2018.
Children in Need
Children in Need is the BBC's UK corporate charity and raises money for disadvantaged children and young people around the country. PACT received £120,000 (over three years) towards its Strengthening Families team, which provides information, support and advice to adopting families in times of need.
Comic Relief Local Communities Fund and Berkshire Community Foundation
We are very grateful to Comic Relief Local Communities Fund and Berkshire Community Foundation for the grant towards funding our crèche service at Alana House, PACT’s women’s community project in Reading.
People's Postcode Trust
People's Postcode Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery. PACT received £7,520 from the Trust towards a new Bounce Back 4 Kids course to run in Reading in 2018.
Thames Valley Housing
Thames Valley Housing Association Community Chest funded the Alana House weekly job club for 20 weeks in 2017.
the7stars foundation has funded a PACT Bounce Back 4 Kids (BB4K) course to help children who have witnessed domestic abuse
My Claim Solved
Thanks to My Claim Solved who recently donated £500 to PACT. Find out more about My Claim Solved by visiting www.myclaimsolved.com.
Percy & Reed
Thanks to Percy & Reed Salon and Products who collectively donated £650 to PACT.
SSE supported PACT's Alana House in 2016 by giving up a day to paint the crèche.
Grant Thornton chose PACT as their charity partner, raising over £7000 between June 2014 and December 2015.
BH&O LLP provides pro bono services for the women of Alana House, and staff have also taken part in fundraising initiatives including PACT's Christmas Jumper Day.
Berkshire Community Foundation
Thanks to Berkshire Community Foundation for supporting our BB4K programme and Alana House.
Thame Town Council
Thank you to Thame Town Council for a grant towards our BB4K programme.
Oxfordshire Community Foundation/Sovereign Making a Difference Programme
Thank you to Oxfordshire Community Foundation/Sovereign Making a Difference Programme for a grant towards our BB4K programme.
The Shanly Foundation
The Shanly Foundation has supported the FACTS service with a second donation of £10,000.
Turners Court Youth Trust
Thank you for the continued support of Turners Court Youth Trust which recently supported PACT's Bounce Back 4 Kids programme with a donation of £1,000.
Police and Crime Commissioner
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner donated £12,220 for counselling services at Alana House.
The Oxford Diocesan Council for Social Work
Back in 1911 PACT was the idea of the then Bishop of Oxford and was established as the social welfare arm of the Anglican Diocese of Oxford. Today PACT continues to be supported by the Diocese in the area of nurturing family life.
Reading Buses chose PACT as their Charity of the Year in 2013, raising over £7500 and awareness of PACT.
The Wooden Spoon
The Wooden Spoon - the charity of the rugby community donated £10,000 towards the building of our family therapy room in Reading
The Northumberland Day Nursery
The Northumberland Day Nursery in Reading has supported PACT for the last three years and we appreciate their continued support.
Network Rail have donated £5,000 towards our FACTs bursary - therapeutic services for adopted and fostered children.
Harveys furniture store in Reading gave £4,000-worth of furniture for our family therapy room and nominated PACT as their charity of the year 2013.
The Co-Operative Membership Community Fund has given £1,995 for Alana House - our centre for vulnerable women in Reading along with £2,000 to our FACTS service.
Sage in Winnersh have donated Christmas gifts and Easter Eggs for PACT families
Clarify in Theale have supported PACT for many years by allowing their staff to volunteer for a day to wrap Christmas gifts for PACT families.
Vale of Aylesbury Housing
PACT has been awarded an Aylesbury Vale community chest grant of £780 for therapeutic support for PACT families living in Aylesbury.