CRASH News

CRASH Patrons provide a much-needed home for people recovering from homelessness and addiction in London

The need Kairos Community Trust help homeless men and women who have been homeless and have substance misuse issues. They offer five key services as the steppingstones to recovery – detox, residential rehab, day programme rehab, supported housing and aftercare. Homelessness and addiction are twin problems, and Kairos believe that the journey to recovery begins… Read more »

Industry recognised as CRASH charity announces the winners of the Above and Beyond Awards 2020

It is with pride that CRASH charity announces the winners of their ‘Above and Beyond Awards 2020’ which celebrates the outstanding achievements of CRASH Patron companies, who have supported the charity and their vital work. The awards recognise companies who have gone above and beyond, by channelling their professional expertise, construction products and fundraising, to… Read more »

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 »