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Tembé DIY and Building Products raises £11K for Children with Cancer UK

Doncaster based Tembé DIY & Building Products has raised £11,000.000 for Children with Cancer UK. with the money going towards research into finding cures and providing care for children with cancer. For every promotional pack of HIPPO Heavy Duty Trade Wipes sold, Tembé donated 50p to the charity.

L-R Tembé DIY;s Andrew Baker, Guy Malam, Kevin Heath, Victoria Nicholson and Francesca Borrelli from CCCUK
L-R Tembé DIY;s Andrew Baker, Guy Malam, Kevin Heath, Victoria Nicholson and Francesca Borrelli from CCCUK

Managing director Guy Malam, sales director Kevin Heath, maketing directors Neil Herd and Andrew Baker and Victoria Nicholson attended a cheque presentation at Children with Cancer UK’s head office in Great Ormond Street on November 4 eiyh Francesca Borrelli from Children with Cancer UK.

Children with Cancer UK is the nations leading childrens charity deadicated to the fight against childhood cancer. Funding life-saving research into the causes, prevention and treatment of childhood cancer and working to protect young lives through essential welfare programmes.

In addition to raising money through the sale of HIPPO Heavy Duty Wipes, employees at Tembé DIY & Building Products raised money by taking part in various runs. Malam and his partner, Victoria Nicholson took part in this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon. Heath took part in the Bournemouth Matathon and seven other memebers of the team took park in the Isle of Axholme Half Marathon.

Malam said: “Cancer is the biggest child-killer disease in the UK. Tembé are proud to continue doing our part to help raise money for a cure.”

Francesca Borrelli from Children with Cancer UK said: “We are delighted that Tembé DIY chose to support Children with Cancer UK this year. Their fundraising efforts have been amazing and we cannot thank the team enough for their enthusiasm and commitment. Around 4,000 children and teenagers are diagnosed with cancer every year in the UK, which is why our work is so vital. This valued gift will massively contribute towards our life sabing research, so from all of us at the charity, please accept our renewed and heartfelt thanks.”

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