CRASH News

CRASH Home Heroes get creative for The 2.6 Challenge

The 2.6 Challenge started as an idea from the London Marathon Events team to replace the loss of income caused by COVID-19. The idea evolved into a nationwide effort to Save The UK’s Charities and collectively raised over £10 million. The construction industry proudly joined in to show their support and solidarity to CRASH and… Read more »

CRASH Announces Fundraising Champions 2020

As the construction industry’s charity, CRASH is entirely supported by the generosity of our Patron Companies and supporting companies. CRASH is delighted to announce the 2020 cohort of Fundraising Champions; those supporting companies who have undertaken a high-level of fundraising in the 2019-20 financial year in aid of CRASH charity. This is the third year… Read more »

Be A Home Hero For CRASH

CRASH has launched The 2.6 Challenge taking place from the 26th April. The campaign is headed by the team behind the London Marathon which was due to take place on the 26th. Inspired by the number 26, the challenge aims to replace the loss of vital income to charities and bring the nation together to… Read more »

Coronavirus: a message from Francesca Roberts, Chief Executive, CRASH Charity

While we are facing an unprecedented situation together, we’re also a community, and it’s the kindness and support we can all give each other that will help us to get through these difficult times. The coronavirus pandemic is affecting each one of us, as well as our families, our communities and professionally through our businesses. The… Read more »

March Half Marathon’s raise over £3,150 for CRASH

In times of uncertainty, we are especially proud of our wonderful supporters who have taken part in our March Half Marathons Month, accepting the challenge to complete the 2020 Vitality Big Half or The Hampton Court Palace Half. Runners from CRASH Patrons 8build, A.J Morrisroe & Sons, Hanson, Knauf, Sto and Fundraising Champions N-Able Group… Read more »

CRASH Patrons show how engineering is vital to help homeless people

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall meets CRASH Patrons at Emmaus Greenwich  The Emmaus community support people who have experienced homelessness by providing them with a home and meaningful work in a community setting. This helps people regain their self-esteem and find a positive way to move forward with their lives.  Emmaus Greenwich is one of… Read more »

Beale & Co Quiz raises £2,565 for CRASH Charity

CRASH was delighted to be the chosen charity at the Beale & Co Quiz which took place on Wednesday 26th February at Steam Bar, Central London. The quiz was hosted by our wonderful Patron company Beale & Co and welcomed 16 teams from across the industry who tested their general knowledge and competed against each… Read more »

Gardiner & Theobald become a Patron company of CRASH Charity

CRASH is delighted to announce that Gardiner & Theobald have become a Patron company, working with CRASH to improve the lives of people who have been homeless, and those who need end of life care in a hospice, by transforming the buildings they need. As a Patron company of CRASH, Gardiner & Theobald will share… Read more »

London Building Control become a Patron company of CRASH Charity

CRASH is delighted to announce that London Building Control have become a Patron company, working with CRASH to improve the lives of people who have been homeless, and those who need end of life care in a hospice, by transforming the buildings they need. As a Patron company of CRASH, London Building Control will share… Read more »

The Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge returns for the 22nd year!

To celebrate the Chinese New Year, entries are now open for ‘The Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge, aid of CRASH Charity’ – organised by Gable Events and sponsored by Building Magazine. The afternoon event will take place on Thursday 18th June at West Reservoir, London and will welcome 40 teams from across the industry in… Read more »