CRASH News

CRASH Chosen by NMBS as Benefiting Charity

CRASH Charity is delighted to be the chosen benefitting charity of the National Merchant Buyer Society (NMBS) Dinner Dance. “On behalf of NMBS our Members and Suppliers we are happy to raise monies for such a worthwhile charity, we are hoping for another record year at this year’s Dinner Dance” – – Chris Hayward, NMBS… Read more »

CPA Choose CRASH As Benefiting Charity

CRASH Charity is delighted to be the chosen benefitting charity of the Construction Products Association Autumn lunch taking place in November. Francesca Roberts, Chief Executive, CRASH Charity said: “The CPA Autumn Lunch is an excellent event which not only brings together the very best of our industry but also supports charity at the same time. … Read more »

Jingle Build will make a difference to homeless and hospice facilities.

Christmas came early for me at the Patrons Forum hosted by Cundall on 6 October when CRASH, launched Jingle Build, its major fundraising drive in the run up to Christmas.  For the launch, the CRASH team created a magical Christmas grotto and set us patrons a series of practical challenges: to make snowman soup, build… Read more »

Bear Grylls Survival Race in aid of CRASH Charity

On Saturday 30th September a team of 122 daring fundraisers from across the construction industry took to Trent Park in order to complete the Bear Grylls Survival Race in aid of CRASH Charity. Teams from CRASH’s Patron companies included: 8Build, ACO,  Arcadis, Argent, Areen Design, Galliford Try, British Gypsum and Imtech. They were joined by… Read more »

There were geese-a-plenty in the Capital for CRASH charity’s inaugural Wildgoose Chase Challenge.

30 teams from the construction industry joined forces to take part in the first-ever Wildgoose Chase in aid of CRASH charity. The event, organised by Taylor Wimpey graduates as part of their graduate development programme, welcomed teams from Taylor Wimpey, Ben Adams Architects, Ocktink, Arcadis, Forterra, London Building Control, CBRE and Property Week. Arriving at… Read more »

18 Forterra climbers, plus one dog, climb Ben Nevis for CRASH Charity

A team of mountaineers from CRASH Patron Company Forterra have scaled Britain’s tallest mountain to raise more than £8,000 for their industry charity. The 18 climbers, plus one dog, reached the summit of Ben Nevis in the Scottish Highlands on Saturday 9th September, taking some of their bricks with them as part of the challenge…. Read more »

CRASH Patron Galliford Try Signs Up Team for ‘Bear Grylls challenge’

CRASH charity Patron Galliford Try has signed up  a team of 10 to the ‘Bear Grylls challenge’, a test of strength, agility, balance, resourcefulness and determination. The 10-man strong team comprises individuals from a range of roles from within the Galliford Try Partnerships South East business, from site manager to design manager, all of whom… Read more »

Sass Queens Triumph at Arcadis Charity Netball Tournament

Kings Cross courts played host to Arcadis’ second annual charity netball tournament in aid of CRASH. Organised by the formidable team of Arcadis’ Caroline Dickson, Jennifer Green, Sofia Goransson, Rachael Kent and Anika Gill, the tournament saw 120 industry professionals battle it out to be crowned champions. The final resulted in Sass Queens narrowly beating… Read more »

CRASH Christmas Appeal 2017

By supporting CRASH this Christmas you will make a lasting difference to the lives of people who are homeless or need end of life care in a hospice. As your construction industry charity, we refurbish, renovate and create safe places that care for people who are homeless or in a hospice today, tomorrow and throughout… Read more »

AECOM’s Fundraising Week Makes £3,438 for CRASH

Staff across AECOM’s UK and Ireland offices took part in a week-long fundraiser in July which raised an impressive £3,438 for CRASH. “Thanks to everyone who donated or helped organise events in their office – we’ve raised a fantastic amount,” said AECOM’s Catarina Portugal, Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR) manager.  “AECOM has been a Patron… Read more »