Howarth Timber and Building Supplies took part in fundraising for Cancer Research UK this month. The Timber and Building Supplies company completed the Relay for Life in order to raise money for the Cancer Charity.
Relay for Life is an event that took place in Stockport on the 8th of July and included a team of eight from Howarth Timber and Building Supplies. The company were involved in the event that involved teams working together to complete a 24 hour relay in order to raise money for Cancer Research UK.
Howarth Timber and Building Supplies managed to complete the 24 hour endurance challenge and in total the eight member team that took part in the event managed to raise £3,000 which will go toward funding groundbreaking research in order to fight Cancer.
Involved from the construction supplies and timber company was the Marketing Manager, Neale Brewster and the Marketing Executive Danny Grahame who lead the rest of the team. Also from Howarth who were involved in the relay event was John Brandon, Gary Froggatt, Stephen Hudson, Chris Jeffrey, Katie Mamwell and Ratinder Sandhu. The Howarth Timber and Building Supplies team completed the event by walking around the relay track for the full 24 hours. An amazing accomplishment that managed to raise a great deal of money for such an important charity.
The team captain for the Relay, Neale Brewster has expressed his pride at being involved in such an amazing fundraising opportunity, and with the team for managing to complete the challenge.
Howarth Timber and Building Supplies have been working to raise money for Cancer Research UK throughout the course of this year by making the most of company-wide initiatives and other individual staff member fundraising opportunities. The money that is raised for the charity is invested into developing new techniques to detecting Cancer earlier and for treatments in order to potentially save lives.