The Anthony Seddon Fund receives generous donation from the Screwfix Foundation

The Anthony Seddon Trust, based in Ashton-under-Lyne 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.

Donna Thomas from The Anthony Seddon Trust comments: “We are very grateful to The Screwfix Foundation for donating these much needed funds to support our charity. The Anthony Seddon Trust is a small charity that support people living with mental illness and its effects in Ashton-under-Lyne area. The funding will be used to redecorate and refurbish our premises. We’d like to thank everyone who was involved in the fundraising – it’s been a great help to us.”

Paul Molloy, Store Manager of the Screwfix store in Ashton-under-Lyne, 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 The Anthony Seddon Fund.

Relevant projects from across Ashton-under-Lyne are invited to apply online for a share of the funding at

For more information about The Screwfix Foundation, visit