CARE AND REPAIR GETS A HELPING HAND FROM THE SCREWFIX FOUNDATION

Care and Repair Cymru based in Cardiff, is celebrating after being awarded £5,000 worth of funding from The Screwfix Foundation, a charity which supports projects to fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and facilities for those in need.

Sheleagh Llewellyn from Care and Repair Cymru said: “We are very grateful to The Screwfix Foundation for donating these much-needed funds to support our charity. Care and Repair exist to help older people to live independently in warm, safe, accessible homes. The funding will be used to pay for basic repairs in older people’s homes following a Healthy Homes check. On behalf of all our users and our team here we’d like to thank everyone who was involved in the fundraising – it’s been a great help to us.”

Curtis Wilkin Store Manager of the Cardiff Grangetown Screwfix Store, comments: “We’re really pleased that one of our local charities has been awarded funding by The Screwfix Foundation. Staff from across the business have held a variety of fundraising events to raise vital funds for The Screwfix Foundation, so it’s fantastic to see the money we have raised being invested back into such a worthwhile community project.”

The Screwfix Foundation, which launched in April 2013 donates much needed funding to help a variety of local projects throughout the UK, from repairing buildings and improving community facilities, to improving the homes of people living with sickness or disability.

It also works closely with two national charity partners, Barnardo’s children’s charity and Macmillan Cancer Support, as well as supporting smaller, local registered charities like Care & Repair Cymru.

Relevant projects from across Cardiff are invited to apply online for a share of the funding at screwfixfoundation.com.

For more information about The Screwfix Foundation, visit screwfixfoundation.com.

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Note to editors

About The Screwfix Foundation:

The Screwfix Foundation is a charity set up by Screwfix in April 2013. We have a clear purpose of raising funds to support projects that will fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and community facilities specifically for those in need in the UK.

The Screwfix Foundation raises funds throughout the year to support causes that will change people’s lives. Working with both national and local charities, The Screwfix Foundation donates much needed funding to help all sorts of projects, from repairing buildings and improving community facilities, to improving the homes of people living with sickness or disability.

 

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For more information, please contact:

The Screwfix Foundation,

E: Foundation@screwfix.com