The Screwfix Foundation supports Echo for Extra Choices in Herefordshire
Echo for Extra Choices in Herefordshire, is celebrating after being awarded £3,725 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.
Lisa Woakes from Echo comments: “We are very grateful to The Screwfix Foundation for donating these much-needed funds to our charity. We support adults with learning disabilities in the Herefordshire area. We provide volunteering projects, work experience and social activities which can really make a difference to the lives of disabled people. The funding will be used to towards the cost of refurbishing and improving the kitchen and foyer area at our theatre company About Face. We’d like to thank everyone who was involved in the fundraising – it’s been a great help to us.”
Mark Jones, Store Manager of the Screwfix store in Ludlow, 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 Echo for Extra Choices.
Relevant projects from across Herefordshire are invited to apply online for a share of the funding at screwfixfoundation.com.
For more information about The Screwfix Foundation, visit screwfixfoundation.com.