Advance Brighter Futures receives generous donation from the Screwfix Foundation

Advance Brighter Futures, based in Wrexham, 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.

Phillip Jones, Trustee from Advance Brighter Futures comments: “We are very grateful to The Screwfix Foundation for donating these much needed funds to support our charity. Advance Brighter Futures (ABF) is a mental wellbeing charity based in Wrexham, which provides innovative community inclusive projects, with the aim of improving support networks and the wellbeing of people facing mental health problems. The funding will be used to replace the roof of their premises at 3 Belmont Road. We’d like to thank everyone who was involved in the fundraising – it’s been a great help to us.”

Jason Lathe, Store Manager of the Screwfix store in Wrexham, 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 Advance Brighter Futures.

Relevant projects from across Wrexham are invited to apply online for a share of the funding at

For more information about The Screwfix Foundation, visit and for more information about Advance Brighter Futures visit