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Baby loss charity receives £1,000 donation from NYEs Building Supplies

A baby loss charity has received £1,000 funding after winning a local community fund campaign run by the Kingsfold based builders’ merchant NYEs Building Supplies. Upon Butterfly Wings provides tiny clothing and knitted cribs to dress babies from as small as 12 weeks gestation. Gowns are handmade from preloved wedding …

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Simon Acres makes charity donation following KBB

Simon Acres Group donated £5,000 to three designated charities, following its successful first year at KBB Birmingham 2020. The company committed to not use any plastic for marketing merchandise for the duration of KBB, donating the money they would have spent, estimated to be £5,000, to wellness charities. Visitors to …

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Merchants’ help sought for former tri-athlete

A crowd-funding campaign in Sussex is seeking help from builders and plumbers merchants to convert the home of a member of the Mid Sussex Triathlon Club who has developed multiple sclerosis. Nick Cook, was a keen amateur triathlete and cyclist, competing successfully in local races as a founding member of …

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NBG partner helps in fundraising for customers life-saving medical trial

County Building Supplies is working to help raise £250,000 for one of its customers, Ashley who has been diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer and Liver Metastases. County Building Supplies has been a National Buying Group (NBG) Partner since the group was formed and has always prided itself on going above and …

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Selco announces charity partnership with Global’s Make Some Noise

Selco Builders Warehouse has named Global’s Make Some Noise as its official charity partner of the year.   Global’s Make Some Noise was created by Global, the Media & Entertainment group, to help small projects that support disadvantaged children and young people living with illness, disability or lack of opportunity, and …

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Walsall Wheelbarrows help raise money for prostate cancer

The Walsall Wheelbarrow Company Ltd, the only remaining UK-based and UK-owned manufacturer of wheelbarrows has teamed up with charity Prostate Cancer UK to launch a wheelbarrow to increase awareness and raise funds. The Walsall Wheelbarrow Company Ltd have launched the UK’s first wheelbarrow designed to help Prostate Cancer UK, the …

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Everton’s Gomes joins County Building Supplies for customer charity campaign

Premier League football Andre Gomes and the Hereford branch of County Building Supplies are two supporters of a charity campaign to help a young plasterer who has been diagnosed with cancer. Just after Ashley Rumsey’s second son was born less than five month ago, he was diagnosed with stage four …

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£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

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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