Tag Archives: Charity

£150k raised for teenage cancer trust

Parker Building Supplies celebrates the new year by announcing it has raised in excess of £150,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust. For the last decade Parkers has supported the Teenage Cancer Trust. Fund-raising initiatives included golf days, football tournaments, a dedicated fundraising week and even abseiling down the Spinnaker Tower! Sue …

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BMF Burns Supper raises record £7,500 for charity

BMF Burns Night

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) raised £7,500 to share between its charity partners for 2020, Mental Health UK and Samaritans, at its annual Burns Supper held in Dunblane last Friday.  This is the highest sum ever raised at this event by a considerable margin. Attended by over 280 guests, the …

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£100k charity target hit by Dove


Management and staff of Merchants Builder JT Dove Ltd are celebrating after hitting a target they set themselves just 18 months ago. Set to coincide with the company’s 150th anniversary, 300 JT Dove colleagues have fundraised through a variety of means to raise £100,000 for a local charity that makes …

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W.Howard team rides again

WHoward Cycle Ride Amsterdam

The W.Howard Group sales team is once again taking to their bikes to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK. Last year, W.Howard Group’s Rob Povah took part in the Football to Amsterdam charity bike ride in memory of his father, David, who lost his battle with Prostate Cancer in 2016 …

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Tools needed to help young people in Africa

rgb tools for africa pr

RGB Building Supplies is delighted to have once again joined forces with South West-based charity Amigos to invite customers and members of the local community to donate preloved tools, which will go on to be used by young people in Africa. For the past 13 years Amigos has been providing …

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Charity rides high with Russells donation

L to R. Helen Bundy Chair of SSBB Paul Goldsmith SSBB and Andrew Hayward Managing Director of Russell Roof Tiles

Local life-saving charity, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire Blood Bikes (SSBB) has received a generous £7,500 donation from Russell Roof Tiles. The roof tile manufacturer, which employs 160 people at its three sites in Burton and Lochmaben, is dedicated to supporting important and charitable causes within its local community. The volunteer-led …

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Kilburn-based building and plumbing merchant raises awareness

The Gauchers Association

MP Moran and Sons Ltd, has raised over £9,000 for The Gaucher’s Association by participating in a 60-mile bike ride from London to Cambridge. Operations director, Kevin Moran, along with colleagues from MP Moran and Sons’ five London-based branches, took to their saddles to raise vital funds for the charity …

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Selco break through new landmark for Macmillan


A charity partnership involving one of the UK’s most prominent builders merchants and Macmillan Cancer Support is celebrating crashing through the £700,000 barrier. Staff, customers and suppliers of Selco Builders Warehouse have embarked on numerous fundraising projects for Macmillan since 2012. The sustained push to raise money has paid dividends …

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Tobermore makes £20,000 Christmas Donation to Barnado’s


In the true spirit of Christmas, paving and walling manufacturer Tobermore is delighted to support the work of Barnardo’s by making a donation of £20,000, in lieu of Christmas gifts this year. Barnardo’s protects, supports and nurtures the UK’s most vulnerable children. In 2018-2019 Barnardo’s directly supported more than 294,000 children, …

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Kent Blaxill supports Mary’s Meals again in 2019

Marys Meals Back Pack Collection 2019 1

Always keen to support worthy charities, the caring staff at Kent Blaxill builders’ merchants have gathered together a total of 16 backpacks for Mary’s Meals. Mary’s Meals is an amazing charity that works in a very simple but effective way. It works to provide a daily meal in school, so …

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