Chandlers Building Supplies Announces New Charity Partner
Chandlers Building Supplies announces the Construction Industry Helpline as its charity partner for the coming year. The charity, that provides a confidential 24/7 helpline for the industry's workforce and their families, was selected following our month long appeal to find a charity partner for the next financial year. This charity directly benefits the customers Chandlers serves.
Sue McKinney of Chandlers Buildings Supplies said: "We had many, many worthy charities applying for the partnership opportunity however, following much consideration, we chose The Construction Industry Helpline. This is a wonderful and much needed service totally dedicated to the sector in which we operate – the construction industry. "
The charity has 21 volunteer-led regional outlets throughout the UK and Ireland and has been delivering its support to the construction industry since 1956. The helpline is the gateaway to the services it provides for the construction workforce. The aim is to get every construction worker to carry a Construction Industry Helpline card so they know where to turn to in times of need.
[Michelle Finnerty] of Construction Industry Helpline said: "We are delighted to have been chosen by Chandlers Building Supplies and look forward to working with them over the next 12 months to continue to raise the profile of our Helpline and of the variety of support we deliver within the construction sector."
Over the years, Chandlers Building Supplies' charity partnerships have generated huge benefits for the selected charity. Chandlers Building Supplies' 2017 charity partnership scooped Best Community Initiative at the Builders' Merchants News Awards.