Why use Adventurous Ewe
We believe in the power of challenges as a catalyst for change and growth. Challenges provide a powerful platform to raise substantial funds for charities, engage with participants and create long term supporters, improve individuals health and wellbeing, create and strengthen friendships, boost people’s confidence, disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and reconnect with what is important.
With Sue, our Event Director, having worked in the charity sector for a number of years in both small and large charities, she is eager to help tailor a challenge event or expedition to your needs and deliver an exceptional event experience for your participants. Together, we’ll work as a team on ensuring all your objectives are met.
The benefits of taking part in a challenge are game changing and we’re here to maximise the benefits below for you.
- Increase fitness levels
- Meet new people and make new friendships
- Explore new places, customs and cultures
- Step outside their comfort zone
- Achieve personal development goals
- Make a difference to charity and the work of that charity
- Contribute to a local community
- Be part of sustainable tourism activities and events
- Source for acquiring new supporters
- Source for engaging and retaining existing supporters
- Platform to create long-term supporters, influencers and ambassadors
- Tool for raising substantial funds
- Strengthen supporter relationships
- Opportunity to host informal focus groups
- Lead generation for corporate partnerships and high value individuals
- Generate charity warmth and loyalty
- Positive PR and great content creation
- A force for good
What options are available to us as a charity?
An overseas challenge or UK event that is tweaked and tailored to meet your objectives and recruit the targeted audience of participants. With our extensive experience in both international and national events, we are happy to make recommendations of the types of challenges which will engage your target audience/s. We also have the capacity and capability of creating new and exciting challenges with a variety of different activities such as trekking, cycling, mountain climbing, snow-shoeing, kayaking or a combination of these.
We can host your event on our website displaying your charity logo, use your tone of voice and add additional messaging and T&C’s that you require. If you wish to host your own web-page, we can supply you with images and video content to help with website engagement and marketing activities as well.
Together we can create an event or series of events and play a pivotal role throughout the entire event cycle to ensure its success at each participant touchpoint for your organisation.
Adventurous Ewe have a range of open challenges available for your fundraisers. These challenges are designed, run and promoted by Adventurous Ewe of which your supporters can join as either a self-funded or on a minimum sponsorship package (which would be approved by you). Any individual or group of individuals over the age of 18 can participate and fundraise for a UK registered charity. Our team manages these challenges from start to finish with itinerary or event design, marketing and participant recruitment, participant support through a mobile app (Vamoos) and pre-event briefing, event delivery and post-event follow up & inspo – what’s next? All you need to do is promote the selected challenge event/s you wish to market to your supporters and support them with their fundraising. It’s the ideal way to test a select number of challenge events to see which event/s work best for your charity.
We are an approved event supplier for Macmillan Cancer Support, Rethink Mental Illness, Mental Health UK, Wiltshire Air Ambulance, Wallace & Gromit Children’s Charity, Prevent Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Now, St Barnabas Hospice Lincolnshire, St Luke’s Hospice Cheshire, Cool Earth, MTV Staying Alive Foundation to name but a few.
Why use Adventurous Ewe?
We listen to your needs
We are here to listen to your needs and tailor a challenge event to meet with your objectives. We understand the market and the challenges that you face, so we’re here to make the whole process as smooth and prosperous as possible for you and your charity. From small groups to large events, we understand that each event has its own purpose. We excel in making the whole process an efficient and very successful one for all concerned.
Marketing support and administration
Challenge events is an extremely competitive environment and having access to inspiring image and video content is essential to the success of any marketing campaign. Adventurous Ewe have a library of images which we are happy to share to help your marketing campaigns. Plus we are thrilled to be working with a professional video production company who can assist with creating video content for your challenge.
We are more than happy to promote your challenge events through our social media networks as well.
We also provide efficient administration support for both your charity and your participants to ensure your level of administrative tasks are kept to a minimum and your team are well prepared. All pre-event materials, training programmes, travel advice, etc. is accessed by a personal login to the mobile travel app, Vamoos.
We consider the safety and welfare of our participants, staff and support crew to be a top priority. With being in operation since 2007 Adventurous Ewe is well positioned to ensure your event is an incredible experience as well as being safe, thoroughly risk assessed and well managed with all the necessary back up and emergency procedures in place. Our events are conducted in a responsible, ethical and sustainable manner within the local community.
Adventurous Ewe is protected by International Passenger Protection – IPP. IPP has become the world-wide market leader in providing financial failure products to the travel industry for consumer protection and with over 24 years experience has the backing of some of the largest insurance groups in the world. For more information, please visit http://www.ipplondon.co.uk/default.asp
An excellent and personable event experience is fundamental to securing long term engagement and support from your fundraisers. Adventurous Ewe will always go the extra mile to ensure this event experience for your charity is of the highest quality with a strong focus on safety. We are known for our level of care, professionalism, flexible approach in tailoring products and delivery of inspiring and successful events.
Competitive without Compromise
With being a smaller company we can offer competitive pricing without impacting on the quality of the event planning and delivery. We have a team of Leaders and Event Crew who have been working for Adventurous Ewe for many years and their enthusiasm, passion and dedication in ensuring the event experience for individuals is of the highest quality at all times.
Our charity clients
We have worked with a number of charities over the years in creating, planning and delivering tailored bespoke overseas and UK challenges. Some of these charity clients include Macmillan Cancer Support, Rethink Mental Illness, Mental Health UK, Breast Cancer Now, NSPCC, Glasgow Children’s Hospital, Wallace & Grommit Children’s Foundation, St Richards Hospice, St Barnabas Hospice, Wiltshire Air Ambulance and MTV Staying Alive Foundation to name a few.
We have also delivered numerous charity corporate partner events for Boots + Macmillan, Poundland for Macmillan Cancer Support, British Airways Flying Start for Comic Relief, Carnival UK for Breast Cancer Haven, Freeths Solicitors for Mind, Shrewsbury Town Football Club for In The Community.