Tag Archives: Charity

IBMG brands smash gala dinner target for teenage charity

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A team from Parker Building Supplies, Chandlers Building Supplies and Fairalls,  builders merchants under the IBMG ownership,  raised £1,400 at a charity gala dinner for Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT). Held at Crowborough Rugby Club in Sussex the night’s takings raised the IBMG’s builder merchants’ grand total for TCTs ‘Mission Unstoppable’ fundraising campaign …

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Band of Builders announces 2023 projects

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National construction charity Band of Builders has announced the projects that it plans to deliver this year to help members of construction industry who are battling illness or injury, making a life-changing difference to them and their families. The organisation, affectionately known as BoB, is gearing up for at least …

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TG Lynes offers helping hand to London charities

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  Friends of Firs Farm in Enfield and Teens Unite Fighting Cancer in Hoddesdon have been awarded £7,500 worth of product each from TG Lynes, the heating, plumbing and air movement supplier, to breathe fresh life into their facilities, having been chosen via the company’s inaugural Helping Hands competition. Hearts …

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Tippers celebrates hospice fund-raising milestone

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Independent family-owned and family-run builders merchants Tippers, based in Lichfield, have celebrated raising  £200,000 over the past five years for a local children’s hospice charity. The company has been supporting the charity’s Walsall hospice, Acorns in the Black Country, through donations and fundraising since 2018. All money raised has gone …

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James Burrell raises £3,621 for nominated Charities of the Year

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The team at James Burrell Builders Merchants have raised £3,621 for Tiny Lives and The Brittle Bone Society. The two charities which were chosen as the Builders Merchants nominated charities of the year, touched the lives of two members of the James Burrell team. They provided the much-needed help and …

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Forterra donates over £45,000 to Mind

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Over the course of 2022 leading building products manufacturer Forterra has engaged in a range of fundraising activities, generating a total of over £45,000 in aid of its Charity of the Year, Mind. After raising £24,680.60, Forterra matched the funds by £25,000 to bring in a grand total of £49,680.50. …

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Sika supports local charity’s DIY SOS project

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Sika has donated its EB25 sealant and adhesive together with its PowerPro sealant guns as part of a life-changing transformation of the Getaway Girls charity’s new Leeds headquarters as featured recently on the BBC One series ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build’. Getaway Girls has been providing support and empowering girls …

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MKM steps into Christmas giving campaign

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Builders merchant group MKM supported the the Cash for Kids ‘Mission Christmas’ campaign for the 13th consecutive year in the run-up to Christmas 2022. The initiative ensures that disadvantaged children and young people nationwide will have something to open on Christmas Day.  This year, MKM’s Central Support in Hull organised …

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Travis Perkins partners with Northampton Saints

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Travis Perkins’ and Northampton Saints’ Christmas Toy Collection returns for its ninth year. Ahead of Christmas, Travis Perkins has teamed up with Northampton Saints and the Northampton Saints Foundation to share donations from the club’s supporters and Travis Perkins’ colleagues and customers to support families in need, and young people …

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Tobermore donate retaining wall to Children In Need build

Tobermores Thomas Greening pictured with Nick Knowles and his DIY SOS Team

Irish paving and walling manufacturer, Tobermore, has donated Secura Grand retaining wall blocks for DIY SOS: The Big Build for Children in Need. The Big Build for Children in Need saw a new home for the Getaway Girls built from the ground up in just 13 days. Getaway Girls is …

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