CMS Cameron McKenna & Special Olympics

Introducing a Pan European corporate-charity partnership

  • We secured a partnership for Special Olympics GB with a Pan European law firm
  • We activated the partnership in 7 countries by devising concurrent fundraising activities in all 7 offices throughout Europe
  • Activities organised included a Wear the Laces Day (each office recruited employees to wear laces by a city landmark at the same time on the same day), Office Olympics, CMS Has Got Talent and Battle of the Bands
  • Held regular Lunch and Learn sessions in office canteens for staff and partners to meet charity beneficiaries (the Special Olympics athletes)
  • Recruited team of 100 staff to run British 10k race, raising £25,000 from this initiative alone
  • Recruited team of 50 staff to volunteer for 4 days at charities flagship event
  • Worked to engage legal firm’s suppliers to complement the partnership
  • Raised in excess of £200,000


Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Bonnie is a pleasure to work with. She is creative, enthusiastic and constantly comes up with ideas. She has a natural warmth with people and is a highly talented person

Robert Powell, Head of Pro Bono & CSR