Previously known as The 500 Club, Business Friends, following the continued success of our Friends, was launched in 2016 so that businesses were able to support the Hampshire Medical Fund and receive a number of benefits in return, including:
Free advertising in our newsletters, which have a distribution of over 3,000
Acknowledgement on our website with a brief description and your company logo linking to your website
Acknowledgement via social media
Invitation to our annual presentation of equipment funded, with consultants and medical staff presenting
Opportunity to sponsor Hampshire Medical Fund events
Our ‘Friend Members’ (private individuals) commit to supporting the charity by donating either monthly or annually.
The Hampshire Medical Fund had no significant regular funding of any sort until the Friend Members, formerly known as the 200 Club was set up in 2012. To date, we have over 400 Friend Members and we very much hope that you will decide to join them.
With your support, we can continue to make pioneering medical treatment more widely available to those in your immediate community.
Benefits of becoming a Friend of HMF:
Please help us to directly impact our hospitals by supporting the Hampshire Medical Fund through a regular donation, fundraising, attending and
sponsoring our events and leaving legacies. Every contribution made makes a real and immediate difference.
Friends of HMF are entitled to a free, annual mini health screen at the Candover Clinic, Basingstoke Hospital.
As a Friend you will be invited to an annual drinks reception and presentation at one of the Trust’s hospitals, where consultants and medical staff will tell you about the equipment your support has helped to fund, often with demonstrations using
simulators and through slideshows and videos.
Friends of HMF will receive priority booking for exclusive, fun and often sold out HMF events
“I know I’m not the only one who appreciates how important it is to keep this charity going in order to equip our hospital with the best available technology. That’s why I joined as a Friend.”
A founder member of our Friends
Make a One-Time Donation to HMF
To help our NHS Trust to provide the best possible treatment for patients in Hampshire by raising funds to buy cutting-edge medical equipment outside the scope of NHS budgets for Andover, Basingstoke and Winchester Hospitals.
How our funds are used
The money we raise is immediately allocated to a particular piece of equipment from the annual ‘wish list’, which is approved by our medical trustees. The minute each item is fully funded, it is purchased. Often within weeks lives across our community are being changed and even saved as a direct result of your donation.
What can I do?
You can become a Friend of the Hampshire Medical Fund. This is a group of people who wish to make a difference in their local hospitals by donating on a regular basis. In the last 8 years, we have purchased over 120 pieces of equipment totalling over £4 million. If you have used Andover, Basingstoke or Winchester Hospitals, the chances are that you have already benefitted from our fundraising.
The Unity Lottery
We are partnered with Unity, the nation’s charity lottery, to offer you the chance of winning money every week, whilst supporting your local hospital. Join our lottery to be in with a chance of winning £1,000.