our sponsors

The Butterflies is a unique collaboration of local businesses, the cultural, tourism and education sectors along with individuals with a single shared vision – to ensure those in the care of The Donna Louise Hospice for Children & Young People enjoy the best possible life.

our main sponsor

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Founded in 2013 by Mo Iqbal, Jeremy Harris and Nick Ounstead, Tile Mountain is the fastest growing online tile retailer in the UK and is based in Tunstall. Tile Mountain offers a range of tile products via its website, available for delivery next working day.


our partners

With over 100 years’ experience Johnson Tiles has a long history of market leadership. With a dedicated in-house design team and UK based production facilities, Johnson Tiles continues to deliver distinctive new products servicing both the contract and retail markets internationally, all of which is underpinned by our award winning quality and environmental systems. Within the contract market, our experience, service and product range covers all aspects of public and private specifications, from architects and designers through house builders, contractors and distributors.


Established in 1810 in Burslem Stoke on Trent, Wade Ceramics Limited is a market leader in the production of high quality, premium ceramic porcelain products for a number of diverse UK and International Markets. In 2010 £12million was invested into new purpose built premises in Bessemer Drive, Stoke on Trent.


KMF Group are leading providers of precision sheet metal fabrication and CNC machining services.KMF employ over 500 people in factories located in Newcastle-under-Lyme and Trencin, Slovakia and operate 24 hours, delivering innovative metal fabrications to a variety of sectors such as aerospace, food processing, vending and electrical distribution.


In the world capital of ceramics and heart of the potteries Valentine Clays, a family run manufacturer, has been supplying clay bodies and raw materials both locally and worldwide for the past 40 years. Creator of the LoveClay Ceramics Centre and proud supporters of the local community and ceramic projects.


Welcome to The Trentham Estate, an award-winning visitor attraction offering something for everyone, from fairy hunting and gourmet pies, to boutique shopping and barefoot walking! We are delighted to host The Butterflies installation here at Trentham Gardens and support the good work of our local children and young persons hospice.


PM Training is a leading training provider and social enterprise. We specialise in preparing young people for work, supporting adults into employment, creating practical apprenticeships, helping organisations to upskill their workforces and enabling local areas to thrive. PM Training is the largest provider of apprenticeships for young people in Staffordshire.


Founded in 2013 by Mo Iqbal, Jeremy Harris and Nick Ounstead, Tile Mountain is the fastest growing online tile retailer in the UK and is based in Tunstall. Tile Mountain offers a range of tile products via its website, available for delivery next working day.


Service, Quality, Satisfaction. It’s all part of the package. Working with major brands throughout the UK, Advanced Packaging offer a variety of solutions taking the project from concept to consumer including order picking and distribution, packaging materials, cartons and a personalised design and concept service.


At Strategi Solutions, our motto is ‘behind successful marketing lies a sound strategy’ – the core underlying message upon which we develop everything we do. Strategi Solutions are proud to be providing design and marketing services for The Butterflies project.


Creativity is the key to business transformation. It can drive positive change and produce tangible results. At Miller&Co, we work closely with our clients to transform their business through design, whether it’s branding, digital, print or packaging. We provide the complete creative solution.

We are delighted to be supporting The Butterflies with this website.


Inspired Film and Video Ltd are a full service video communication agency. Formed in 2006 we blend technical innovation with creative filmmaking to help bring your visions and values to life. We pride ourselves on our professionalism, creativity, attention to detail and our customer focussed approach. All of this ensures we deliver you a film that looks great, is on message and more importantly achieves the required response from your target audience.


Gladman Developments is a privately owned family business with over 30 years experience in the land, planning and development industry.

From our beginnings in housebuilding, we have developed a substantial portfolio from commercial and industrial properties to retirement apartments and more recently, evolved to become the UK’s most successful land promoter.


Public relations and bespoke training services for the ceramics industry, education sector and international business community.


Specialist in creative campaigns, project management, strategic income generation, marketing and PR for mainly the not-for-profit sector. After 18 years working for charities, Mel Campbell set up Campbell Creative Consulting Ltd to share her experience and expertise in this field and help charities and good causes achieve their goals. Campbell Creative Consulting is proud to be acting as Project Lead on The Butterflies Project.


Staffordshire University is a connected university; connected to the needs of students, academic partners, business and society. Our main City campus in Stoke-on-Trent features excellent learning and teaching facilities and good transport links. We have specialist Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education at Stafford and Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.


The Donna Louise provides a lifeline to hundreds of families across Staffordshire and South Cheshire who are facing every parent’s worst nightmare; the heart-breaking knowledge that they will almost certainly outlive their child. We provide specialist care and support services for children and young people with life-limiting conditions, due to illness or injury, from birth until they no longer need us. Our services are free of charge, and we rely hugely on the kindness and generosity of the local community to make this possible.


Following an academic career spanning more than 25 years where he taught, researched and led consultancy projects on tourism and destination marketing, ceramics tourism, place-making and culture-led regeneration, Paul continues to work in an educational leadership and tourism consultancy capacity with a number of national and international companies.

Stoke on Trent and North Staffordshire’s Cultural Education Partnership (CEP) is one of a number of partnerships across England that are working with partners to ensure that all children and young people have access to arts and culture and the benefits that creative development brings. The CEP is voluntary ran and as schools face further challenges through financial cuts, the CEP provides training, events, activities and opportunities to enhance a child’s education.


Stoke-on-Trent city council provides around 700 services to look after our 250,000 residents from cradle to grave, and everything in-between – including education, housing, waste collection, social care for children and adults, licensing and cultural activities. We have one of the fasted growing economies in the country outside of London. It’s a great place to live, work and visit.


our sponsors

DPD UK is a member of one of Europe’s leading parcel groups, DPDgroup, wholly owned by France’s La Poste. In the UK, DPD is the fastest growing major parcel delivery company with a turnover over £1billion and voted the Nation’s favourite parcel company by MoneySavingExpert.com, six years running.


Red Industries is a successful waste management company, providing environmental services to customers nationwide from their HQ in Staffordshire and sites across the Midlands.   They also provide funding for local community projects through the Red Industries Landfill Communities Fund as well as supporting local charities including The Donna Louise.


MyCleverGroup’s aim is to help empower businesses using the latest technology and become the primary choice for organisations across the UK and beyond. Leveraging clever yet simple technology, we can drive top line growth and profitability, by enhancing both customer and colleague engagement.


QPS Print is incredibly proud to be assisting in the production of many printed items that are required to make The Butterflies project a great success. We have knowledge, skillset, equipment and machinery to offer a whole array of printing services all under one roof.


JCB is the world’s third largest construction equipment brand, has 22 plants on four continents and employs around 15,000 people worldwide. Its World Headquarters are in Rocester, Staffordshire.
JCB is privately-owned by the Bamford family and was founded in 1945. The company is the world’s number one manufacturer of backhoe loaders and telescopic handlers.


Patera Engineering Ltd are a leading UK Manufacturer of Structural Steelwork and Architectural Metalwork. Supplying into some of the UK’s most challenging and high-profile Projects, they deliver Quality and Excellence as standard. Based in the Midlands for over 30 years, they have positioned themselves as one of the Country’s leading Metalwork Contractors boasting a customer base which includes Royalty, Nobility, Parliament along with some of the worlds leading Construction Companies including Skanska, Mace and Lend Lease.


Moss Groundworks Ltd is extremely proud to of been elected as the groundworker to install the foundation bases for this stunning structure and would like to thank the Donna Louise Trust for the pleasure of assisting with this Butterfly Campaign for a cause which many of us hold close to our hearts.


our supporting sponsors

Blakemans is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of chilled, cooked and frozen sausage and meat products to the wholesale, catering, ready meal and contract cooking markets. For 65 years, the Blakeman family have built a reputation for producing consistently high quality sausage and meat based products that use only the finest ingredients. Their own product range includes the established ‘Supreme’ and ‘Premier’ sausages, alongside the more recent ‘Gastro’ and ‘Butchers Select’ brands. The Blakemans Development Team can also create bespoke recipes to meet individual customer requirements.


Rydale Roofing Ltd is a family run business providing domestic, commercial and industrial roofing services across the midlands and beyond. Established in 1993 and located in Newcastle-under-Lyme, we have built our reputation on honesty and reliability. We pride ourselves on top quality workmanship and personal recommendations from our customers. Our comprehensive range of services caters to every size of roofing project: from repairing a single tile through to a complete new roof.


Franklyn Financial Management Ltd was established in 1999 by Andrew Chatterton, who still owns and manages the business today. Working from our offices in Congleton, Cheshire, we’ve always believed in offering long-term, consistent, face-to-face advice that builds strong relationships with our clients. FFM are proud to support The Donna Louise and Stoke City Football Club.


With rising fuel costs and expensive boiler repairs it is important that families can save money on their heating so they can have more to spend on the things that really matter. Holdcroft Heating have dedicated over 30 years to helping keep the families of Staffordshire and Cheshire warm.


Based in Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, we are the leading Internet Solutions Provider in Staffordshire, offering the full range of services to local businesses and all over the UK. From email to hosting and virtualisation to websites and the cloud, our team is here to help.


We’re an award winning accountancy firm in Staffordshire. We’re dedicated to providing our clients with an exceptional service and you’ll find working with us a refreshing change. We’re reliable and agree our fees in advance. Whether you’re looking for tax advice, improve your performance or acquire a business, we’re happy to help.


At Envisage we ‘get’ brands. We understand their power and value. That’s why we build a brand’s essence into everything we do. We just happen to do it by creating stimulating, engaging environments. And we do it all in house. From the design concept to the completed project. So customers don’t just visit your exhibition stand, event or interior, they step into a life-size, interactive brand experience.


Phoenix Gas Services is a well reputed, local family run, heating and renewable energy company, warming the hearts and homes of our community. Established in 1994, we design heating systems to match our customers routines and build them around varying budgets to help reduce energy costs and add value to each and every home. We value the relationships we have with our customers, colleagues and clients along with the people within the communities in which we work and take pride in supporting each other.


We are a scaffolding company with over 15 years experience in the scaffold industry and 4 years of running WBS Scaffolding. We offer the highest quality scaffold in any sector of the industry. We are committed to continuously achieving excellent safety standards, providing the best quality service and product to clients.

Stoke-based Chartered Accountants Geens has been providing accountancy advice for businesses since 1884. As leading Chartered Accountants in Stoke on Trent we offer the highest level of professional service, coupled with competitive fees. We understand that every client’s business is unique and our core values are client-centred, with directors assigned to offer friendly, expert one-to-one advice on all your accountancy needs.


Freeths are a top 50, full service commercial law firm with 13 offices spread across the UK. We have a strong financial base with a turnover of over £80 million. Our growing firm has over 900 members of staff. The Legal 500 and Chambers legal guides consistently rank our lawyers in their top tiers.


Superior’s 27,000 sqft  wet/powder coating facility is one of the largest in the UK.

Superior is committed to providing bespoke painting solutions, from a single item through to large production runs, we provide a high quality powder coating and wet painting service to meet your requirements.


Buy a Butterfly
and help transform children’s lives

Each limited edition ceramic butterfly is hand crafted in the heart of the world famous Stoke-on-Trent Potteries. A little piece of our history is yours to own.