Plumb Center and Parts Center raise £100 000 for children’s charity
Published: 01 September, 2010
LEAMINGTON SPA: Despite many people feeling the pinch this past year, it is reassuring to see that support was still rife for the fundraising efforts of Plumb Center and Parts Center with an outstanding £100 000 raised for Action for Children.
The main event of the year was a challenging trek through Provence, where for five days 24 Plumb and Parts Center employees trekked over 18km a day, through torrential rain and hail in the foothills of the Alps. To help raise the funds for this trek numerous fundraising activities were arranged, from traditional raffles and golf days to glamorous balls and Christmas parties – all activities were met with an enormous level of support and in turn helped to make the trek such a success.
Keith Jones, Plumb Center’s managing director, said: “Fundraising continues to be incredibly important to us all here at Plumb Center and throughout Wolseley UK. We are conscious that we use the scale and breadth of the company to help others wherever possible and have great admiration for the work of Action for Children. We were thrilled with this year’s efforts and are grateful to all those who took part.”
Plumb and Parts Center will be continuing its support for Action for Children next year with plans already in place for a trek through Istria, Croatia and a challenging Andalucian bike ride from Granada to Seville.