Covers aims to raise over £30,000 for local hospices

Covers Timber & Builders Merchants is aiming to raise over £30,000 to help local hospices. The company’s 13 depots will be supporting 11 hospices for both children and adults across the South East.

Covers Help for Hospice.
Covers Help for Hospice.

Between Monday 11th and Saturday 16th September Covers will be holding their third Help for Hospices week and donating £5 for each registered customer that makes a purchase during the event. 

The generous company has pledged to give at least £20,000 of their own money to kick start the campaign and further bolster funds.

On Monday 11th September volunteers from the hospices will join Covers staff at their depots for a ‘builders bake off’ to sell an array of delicious homemade cakes and biscuits. Whilst on Wednesday 13th September, volunteers from St Wilfrid’s Hospice will be at Covers’ Chichester depot will also be selling bacon rolls in exchange for donations. Raffle tickets will be available to purchase throughout the week with great prizes up for grabs including a £500 Covers Home Improvements voucher.

Rupert Green, Chairman of Covers, said: “We’re delighted to once again be raising money for such fantastic causes. Here at Covers we pride ourselves on offering support to the local community. I look forward to welcoming as many people as possible to our ‘builders bake off’ and to announcing the total amount raised for our third Help for Hospices week in October.”

Tickets for the raffle will cost £1 each or £10 for a book of 10 and are available to purchase in all Covers’ depots.

For more information about Covers Help for Hospices and the names of the hospices they will be supporting please visit

About Fiona Russell-Horne

Group Managing Editor across the BMJ portfolio.

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