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Meet Our Partners

The most important supporters and partners of our organisation

Day Lewis Pharmacy


Simon Moul, of Day Lewis Pharmacy says, “We see this partnership with the EWFL as a great opportunity for us being connected with an adult ‘grassroots’ football league in Essex from the very start. It will provlide us a unique opportunity to promote our men’s health mobile clinics at each of the EWFL tournament venues throughout Essex.” The Day Lewis Pharmacy have confirmed that they will continue their sponsorship for season 2018.

Background to Day Lewis Pharmacy


Over more than three decades, Day Lewis has grown from two pharmacies to a chain of over 285 pharmacies, predominately based in the South of England. The company was founded in 1975 by Kirit Patel MBE and his brother JC Patel and the business remains a family-owned entity. As well as a strong retail pharmacy base, the Group contains a central distribution division, with warehouses equipped with Knapp automation, in order to supply over 4000 pharmaceutical products to its retail pharmacies in the UK.

Throughout its dynamic history in community pharmacy and the business arena, Day Lewis has advanced from being a traditional retail pharmacy business, dispensing medication and offering retail products, into a patient-orientated service provider. All Day Lewis pharmacies offer free health advice and are trained to be healthy living champions, which means that patient welfare is a key focus. The success of the group has been largely attributed to its employees and its organisational culture. The company’s core purpose is “To help people in the community stay healthy and feel better”.

Going forward, Day Lewis aspires to grow through acquisition whilst still maintaining its independence and family culture.

Age UK Essex


Michelle Martin, of Age UK Essex says, “We see our partnership with the EWFL as a great opportunity for us being connected with clubs in a ‘grass roots’ football league that actively promotes the well-being of people in later life. It will provide us with a further fundraising opportunity via the EWFL to promote our range of products and services, which will be displayed at each of their events. In return we will be promoting walking football via our centres, shops, articles in the Age UK magazine and via our social media outlets.” Age UK Essex is the EWFL's official charitable partner for 2018.


Background to Age UK Essex


Their Aim - At Age UK Essex they aim to promote the wellbeing of all older people in Essex and be there to support people to live fulfilling and enjoyable lives. They believe in a society in which people in later life from all communities have equal access to services, where they are free from discrimination and their human rights are promoted and protected.They believe everyone should be who they want to be. No matter what their age. 


What They Do - Later life should a time of activity and engagement when we are able to carry on socialising, working and contributing to our community. But this is sadly not true for thousands of older people in Essex. There are many people in later life who are lonely and cut off from society. They want to change this. At Age UK Essex they work hard to engage with older people and respond to their needs. Their support services reach out to those who need help and enable them to enjoy later life. Last year their Information and Advice service secured over £5 million of benefits for vulnerable older people while their ‘Befriending’ service visited 690 lonely people.


How They're Funded - With the demand for their help growing, they are striving to raise income to support their services. They use the profits from their fee charging services to subsidise those that receive very limited or no external funding and their trading company also play an incredibly important part in supporting their work by Gift Aiding any profit they make back to the charity. They also rely on their dedicated supporters and fundraisers, who donate their time, money and knowledge to help them raise as much money as possible.


It should be noted that Age UK Essex are the back-of-shirt sponsor for the Little Oakley FC over 60's and over 65's teams. The sponsorship was underwritten by private donation.


Age UK Essex are a registered charity. Their  details are: Registered charity number 1091058. Company number 4309519. Registered in England & Wales ® Age UK Essex 2018.

The Prostate Cancer Charity was founded in 1996 by Professor Jonathan Waxman to address the 'Outrageous and arbitrary surgical treatment of men'. They were the first national organisation for prostate cancer in the UK.


Their aim was to improve the care and welfare of those affected by prostate cancer, increase investment in research, and raise public and political awareness of a long-neglected disease.


They started small: five members of staff and with our helpline housed in a small room in Hammersmith hospital. It ran one day a week. They merged with Prostate Action in 2012 and completely rebranded to form Prostate Cancer UK.


In the last 20 years, they’ve invested over £37 million into ground breaking research, and continue to provide award-winning support for men. They have grown in size, strength and influence but our ambition is the same: to put men at the heart of everything they do.


What They Do:

  • campaign to help more men survive prostate cancer and enjoy a better quality of life. 
  • support men by providing vital information 
  • find answers by funding research into causes and treatments
  • lead change by raising the profile of the disease and improving care

Prostate Cancer UK are a registered charity. Their details are: Prostate Cancer UK is a registered charity in England and Wales (1005541) and in Scotland (SC039332). Registered company 02653887.

EC Awards are the suppliers of all EWFL trophies and medals.


EC Awards started life in 1976 as part of a trophy and awards retail business based in Surrey. Their  early forays into the corporate awards market saw them produce hundreds of engraved glasses for Hovis, and then thousands of dealer plaques for AutoCAD.

They’ve witnessed many changes in how awards can be engraved, sandblasted and printed, and they’re continually looking to offer their clients the latest branding innovations.

In 2008 they made the step from the High Street to Online, determined to make sure that their exceptional service levels were carried forward through that change. That move enabled them to work with new clients across the UK and Europe as well.

Their latest range of awards is their best yet. There are some fantastic coloured glass awards and also the largest range of colour printed awards. They have an extensive range of colour printed and engraved plaques, some eye-catching pillar plaques, they have drinkware and retirement gifts, as well as some prestigious ‘Oscar’ style trophies.

If you’re looking for something bespoke, they can achieve that. Whether the awards are made of glass, acrylic, granite or metal, they can work to produce some stunning designs.

Their website offers a simple process for placing your order. You can upload your logo, add your engraving, give them any specific delivery instructions and can always be safe in the knowledge that they will deliver a quality award.

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