Corporate Partnerships With On Our Sleeves

Children don’t wear their thoughts on their sleeves. 1 in 5 children is living with a significant mental illness and half of all lifetime mental health issues start by age 14. There is an unprecedented need for evidence-informed content and support for children. 

No child or family should struggle alone.

On Our Sleeves is on a mission to provide every community in America with free resources necessary for breaking child mental health stigmas and educating families and advocates.

We all share a common goal. We all hope children and families who are experiencing mental health disorders have access to the help they need. Partners help us build a movement for change and address the need today.

Why Children’s Mental Health? 

50% of lifetime mental illness is identified before age 14.

1 in 5 children has a significantly impairing mental health disorder; less than half get the treatment they need

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among persons aged 10-24 years

One child psychiatrist is available for every 15,000 youths under 18

Partnership Opportunities

On Our Sleeves employs a donor-centric approach to corporate partnerships. We provide an omni-channel approach for activations, dedicated staff for coaching and support, and easy-to-access digital and social media tools to help businesses advocate and support children’s mental health. Here are the many ways a partner can choose to activate their support for On Our Sleeves.

In Store Activation

In-Store Campaigns

  • Point-of-sale campaign
  • On Our Sleeves Paper Icon Sales
  • Percentage of Sales Donation
  • Create and Sell On Our Sleeves Merchandise
Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement

  • Employee Wellness Resources
  • Corporate Challenge
  • Employee Match Program
  • Employee Giving Campaign
  • Digital Advocacy Toolkit
On Our Sleeves 5k

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • On Our Sleeves 5k presented by Big Lots
  • World Mental Health Day Partnership Summit
  • Matching Sponsorships
  • Research Projects
Social Media Activation

Social Media Activation

  • Social Media Gift Pledge
  • DIY Fundraiser
  • Digital Advocacy Toolkit

Featured Alliance Partner: Big Lots 

"At Big Lots, our mission is to be the big difference for a better life. And that mission includes our support of On Our Sleeves and the Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. No child deserves to grow up in a world where they feel alone or like they have to suffer in silence. Together, we’re breaking the stigmas and building a better tomorrow." - Bruce Thorn, Big Lots President & CEO

Putting their mission in action, to start conversations in neighborhoods near their stores, Big Lots hosted a chat about gratitude Together, Big Lots and On Our Sleeves share ideas on how to practice gratitude regularly with our children. 

Big Lots employees

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Meet Our Partners

When it comes to mental health, our partners are leading the way, raising their voices to break stigmas and start conversations for children. Companies contribute to the movement and advocate with their employees and customers around the issue of childhood mental health.

Partner With Us

Please fill out your information below to learn more. Our team will be in touch with you within one business day to discuss options and learn how we can help you set up your partnership with On Our Sleeves. Which options would you like to explore for your partnership?