Teen Challenge Gets a Helping Hand from The Screwfix Foundation

Teen Challenge based in Leicestershire, is celebrating after being awarded £3,449.97 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.

Andy Blurton from Teen Challenge comments: “We are very grateful to The Screwfix Foundation for donating these much needed funds to support our charity. Teen Challenge operates nationally to help young people who have developed life controlling problems such as drug and alcohol addictions and offers preventative help to those who may be in danger of doing so. The funding will be used towards of installing wooden gazebos and purchasing the materials. We’d like to thank everyone who was involved in the fundraising – it’s been a great help to us.”

Alin Drughe, Assistant Store Manager of the Screwfix Nottingham -Queens Drive 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 Teen Challenge.

Relevant projects from across Leicestershire 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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