FOR THE FIRST TIME, pioneering roofing manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles (RRT) is generously donating a total of £6000.00 as part of a ’12 Days of Christmas’ community programme.
Staff across its three sites in Burton on Trent and Lochmaben nominated 12 local good causes. Each will receive £500.00, making a total of £6000.
Russell Roof Tiles is the largest independent manufacturer of concrete derivatives in the UK pitched roofing market, employing around 140 staff at three sites.
Supporting community projects
Given the extreme hardship caused by the global pandemic, Andrew Hayward, Managing Director at Russell Roof Tiles wanted to ensure that they were supporting as many community projects as possible.
Andrew Hayward said, “2020 has been an extremely difficult year, but charities have gone above and beyond to deliver their essential services in the face of the pandemic, with all the restrictions that came along with that. That’s why we are pleased to announce Russell Roof Tiles 12 Days of Christmas programme.”
The charities benefitting from RRT 12 days of Christmas include a wide range of good causes, larger and much smaller organisations.
Those being supported include: Burton Hope which delivery food parcels, Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) the charitable arm of Burton Albion Football Club. Plus D&G Handyvan that specialises in carrying out ‘odd-jobs’ for the elderly, infirm or those with dementia around Lochmaben as well Cafebridge in Andover (Hamps) who support the homeless and vulnerable across the county.
The company is donating to the following:
- Burton Hope
- The Bridge
- Dryfesdale Lodge
- Burton and District Mind
- Castle Loch
- Burton Albion Community Trust
- D&G Handy Van
- Derek’s Tree
- Age UK Staffordshire
- Donna Louise Hospice
- BURTON BLOOD BIKES
- YMCA Burton
The manufacturer is dedicated to supporting local causes within its local communities. This led to the creation of a special Community Fund which allowed a number of charities to share and benefit. Since 2015 the company has raised £80,000 by the support of customers, suppliers, friends, family, and staff at its sites.
Andrew Hayward added, “I believe as a good corporate citizen it is our duty to support the local community and these amazing organisations that go above and beyond to assist with wider area in need.”
Russell Roof Tiles is a leading independent pitched roof tile manufacturer supplying products for the top housebuilders and high-profile social housing and commercial projects. The company produces thousands of tiles every week that are used on roofs across the UK, for all of the UK’s premier housebuilders and developers.