CRASH News

Guess the name of the Dulux Puppy & Take it Home in Time for Christmas!

CRASH Dulux Dog Our wonderful Patron Company Dulux Trade has donated a giant (toy) puppy to CRASH! We have given the dog a name; can you guess what it is? Get your office and colleagues involved in this Christmas fundraising activity as part of CRASH Charity’s Jingle Build campaign. Simply download our fundraising pack and request £1 donation per… Read more »

This #GivingTuesday donate your coffee to CRASH!

The campaign which was originally brought to the UK by the  Charities Aid Foundation in 2014 will be taking place this year on the 28th November.  Giving Tuesday is an international day of donating to good causes and this year CRASH is asking the Construction and Property industry to support their campaign by donating the… Read more »

The Builder’s Merchant News Selects CRASH as Their Benefitting Charity

CRASH Charity is delighted to be one of two benefitting charities of The Builder’s Merchant News (BMN) Awards for 2017. The BMN Awards focuses on the best and brightest in the industry with a diverse range of categories including marketing, customer service, best showroom and even best community initiative- giving every type of business the… Read more »

CRASH Patrons Reflect on an eye opening visit to Emmaus Village Carlton

Emmaus Village Carlton (EVC) is a homelessness charity based in North Bedfordshire.  Emmaus provides a real workable alternative to homelessness, offering people a home, support and companionship, and meaningful work in their onsite social enterprises as a route out of homelessness for the residents – called Companions. CRASH and our Patron Companies have worked with… Read more »

Social event proves major success

NMBS has maintained its track record of staging one of the biggest and best social events for the independent merchanting sector. On 28th October 2017, the UK’s largest buying society for independent builders’, plumbing and heating, timber, and hardware merchants staged its annual Dinner Dance at the 5-star Grovesnor House Hotel in the heart of… Read more »

Property Week Management All Star Awards raises nearly £2,000 for CRASH!

This year CRASH was delighted to be selected as the benefiting charity for the Property Week Management All Star Awards which took place on the evening of the 2nd November. Returning for a second year the Property Week Management All Star Awards celebrated excellence across all segments of management of real estate.  Taking place at… Read more »

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 »