Rob Sadler, his wife Jan and their dog Pips.

Chandlers raises £35K for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Published:  11 August, 2014

Chandlers Building Supplies has raised £35k in its ongoing aid of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, honouring long-serving employee Rob Sadler.

The ‘Chandlers £50K Challenge: The Rob Sadler Cystic Fibrosis Appeal’ launched in early 2013. The company encouraged the local community and customers to join its fundraising efforts and a number of people and organisations held their own events to boost the total.

Mr Sadler’s family and friends have also been hard at work fundraising and have completed bike rides and runs, as well as organising two barn dances, among many other events.

“I am thrilled at the amount of money that has been raised,” said Mr Sadler. “A big ‘thank you’ to everyone who has contributed to the appeal. Cystic Fibrosis is a condition that is not immediately visible, but affects so many families across the county. The money we have raised will go to help the charity offer support to those with the condition, as well as invest in research to help develop improved treatments and hopefully, one day, a cure.”

Richard Skinner, commercial director at Chandlers, added: “We are absolutely delighted to have raised such a great amount of money for a fantastic charity. The support from our staff and customers has been fantastic and everyone is delighted to have been able to help Rob achieve such a great sum of money.”

Donations can be made by visiting www.justgiving.co.uk/teams/chandlersbuildingsupplies.

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