Howarth hikers raise £9k for children’s charity
Published: 24 September, 2014
Determined hikers from Howarth Timber & Building Supplies have conquered England’s highest peak to help raise more than £9,000 for Caudwell Children.
A group of 45 staff, suppliers, customers and family and friends from Howarth were sponsored to climb the 978m Scafell Pike in the Lake District. All money raised will go directly to Caudwell Children, which provides equipment, treatment, therapies and support for disabled children and their families across the UK.
Howarth and the national children’s charity are in the second year of a three-year partnership, with regular events and fundraising initiatives being held. Last year, a team from the company completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge in aid of the charity, while golf and cricket events have been held this year to help raise much-needed funds, along with a multitude of other fundraising initiatives.
Neale Brewster, Howarth’s marketing and product development manager, said: “We’re all delighted to have exceeded our fundraising target and to have helped raise these much-needed funds for Caudwell Children. All at Howarth look forward to continuing our fundraising activities to help this great cause.”
Trudi Beswick, chief executive of Caudwell Children, added: “This is yet another fantastic effort from the Howarth Timber team. This was no easy climb and it really shows the commitment and determination of their staff and suppliers to support disabled children. Their fundraising will have a significant impact on the number of children that we can work with.”