We have strong links with the communities in which we work, and want to make an enduring contribution through charitable donations, sponsorship, volunteering and our employment and training opportunities.


Each year our team members choose a charity for us to support, often based upon personal experience. We take pride in raising the awareness of worthwhile causes and promoting fundraising activities such as sporting events, charity functions, cake sales and quiz nights.

State of Mind Sport

Our nominated charity for 2019 is State of Mind Sport.


VGC’s charity for 2017 and 2018 is Samaritans. Fund-raising activities have raised £6,865 to date. Samaritans offer support to anyone who is struggling to cope with life: volunteers are available 24 hours a day on 116 123.


ladies team in trainingBy the end of 2016, staff had raised £12,700 for Bloodwise (formerly Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research).

Mesothelioma UK

In 2013, we supported Mesothelioma UK,. and we were delighted to donate over £6,800.

Community support

We support local schools and community groups, for example by providing raffle prizes.

  • Lighthouse Club
  • Green Lanes Primary School in Hatfield
  • Chalfont St Peter Samaritans
  • Chalfont St Peter Infant School

Sports sponsorship

Playing sports, particularly team sports, helps to keep bodies and minds healthy. We sponsor the following clubs:

London Irish scrumLondon Irish rugby club

We have partnered with London Irish for the 2017-18 season.

Hanwell Football Club

We sponsor Hanwell Football Club.

London County GAA Intermediate Football Championship

VGC Group sponsors the London County GAA Intermediate Football Championship.

GHA team photoGHA Gazelles rugby club

VGC Group sponsors the Glasgow Hutchesons’ Aloysians Rugby Club veterans, the Gazelles.



VGC Group encourages and supports staff who undertake volunteering activities within the community.