CRASH News

Project Manager Ali Takes on The Upper Room

The Upper Room is a front line homelessness charity, based in a St Saviour’s church, west London which began life as a simple soup kitchen in 1990. The charity supports the immediate needs of homeless men and women by offering food as the first point of contact before providing access to employability projects and a… Read more »

Bauder Gives Gift of Dignity to Colchester’s Homeless

CRASH Patron Bauder has continued their quest to make practical difference to the lives of homeless men and women through donations of toiletry gift bags. The idea came about a few years ago when Bauder wanted to give something useful – and with a certain amount of longevity- to homeless men and women therefore, after… Read more »

A Much Needed Makeover for CRASH Office

CRASH’s offices will be getting a much needed New Year make over thanks to Carillion. Carillion has been a Patron company of CRASH for more than 15 years.  On a recent visit to the charity’s offices, Carillion Project Manager Keith Bishop  saw how tired and run down they were and took on the task of… Read more »

CFA named Agency of The Year at CMAs

CFA Marketing was named Agency of the year at this year’s Construction Marketing Awards where CRASH was the chosen charity. Held yesterday evening (December 1) at the Radisson Blu, Portman hotel in London, the CMAs are organised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Construction Industry Group (CIMCIG) and showcase excellence in construction marketing and business… Read more »

A Quizzical Evening with Arcadis’ Birmingham Team

On Thursday 22nd November Arcadis held their annual quiz night supporting CRASH Charity and Max Appeal. Brilliantly hosted by Arcadis’ Birmingham office, the quiz saw 17 teams battle it out to be champions.  Team Barques were the overall victors closely followed by The Arcadis Partners. The fun filled evening included 10 sponsored rounds, an auction… Read more »

Cundall Marks Anniversary by Becoming Patron

Multidisciplinary engineering consultancy Cundall is helping mark its 40th anniversary year by becoming a Patron of the construction industry’s charity, CRASH. Celebrating its own 20th anniversary in 2016, CRASH assists homeless and hospice charities with construction related projects. As a Patron, Cundall will donate financial resources as well as pro bono professional expertise to support… Read more »

NMBS Embarks on ‘Le Jog’ Charity Challenge

The team at NMBS, the UK’s largest buying society for independent builders’, timber, plumbing and heating, and hardware merchants, are undertaking an epic bike ride in aid of charity. The ride is being dubbed the NMBS Le Jog Challenge and takes its name from an acronym of Land’s End to John O’Groats. It will see… Read more »

Award Winning RedSky IT Supports CRASH

Patron RedSky IT continued their support of CRASH but this time no mud or meal worms were involved! Held over two days, the CONNECT Conference was a series of sessions where customers could learn about the functionality of RedSky IT’s software and services. CRASH was given the opportunity to speak on the morning of the… Read more »

Paralympian Ade Adepitan Inspires CPA Guests

Construction Products Association’s 2016 Autumn Lunch proved another sell-out success with guests raising more than £6,500 for their industry’s charity CRASH. In keeping with CPA’s usual stellar line up of guest speakers, television presenter and medal-winning wheelchair basketball player Ade Adepitan MBE entertained guests with an inspirational speech and brought is own brand of humour… Read more »

NMBS Guests Raise the Roof AND £12,000 for Charity

Over 1000 people attended NMBS annual dinner dance on Saturday 22nd October raising £12,000 for their chosen charities – CRASH and The Rainy Day Trust – through a combination of table donations, for a prize draw sponsored by Makita to win a bundle of Apple products. Before the evening’s four course meal and fantastic after-dinner entertainment, NMBS… Read more »