News Apr 2024

CRASH Newsletter: April 2024

1. CRASH welcomes Trisha Pickersgill as Chief Executive

Trisha has 18 years of experience in hospice management and care, having held several senior roles at Rennie Grove Peace Hospice (a benefiting charity of CRASH’s work), most recently as Director of Business Development, Operations and Performance.

“…CRASH is a charity I have an inordinate amount of respect for, and I admire how much they achieve with such a small, dedicated team. I am thrilled and delighted to have been successful in the recruitment process and hope that CRASH can continue to go from strength to strength supporting homelessness and hospice projects long into the future.”  Trisha Pickersgill, incoming Chief Executive at CRASH

2. Take a look at our recent project visits…

From a homelessness charity in Hertfordshire to a hospice based in Yorkshire – CRASH has summed up four recent project visits so you can see the types of charity construction projects we’re busy working on. Together, we construct places that care for people.

3. Congratulations to our London Marathon Finisher!

Sam Hunt, Events Manager at NMBS and loyal supporter of CRASH took on the iconic TCS London Marathon. Friends, family and CRASH cheered on from the side-lines as Sam crossed the 26.2-mile finish line raising over £6,000 for our work – thank you Sam, we think you’re amazing!

4. A Q&A with Aaron Frogley, organiser of the Pavestone Rally

“Fun, Camaraderie, and Adventure” – Three words Aaron uses to describe the Pavestone Rally. Aaron was recognised as a CRASH Charity Champion for the incredible 2023 event, and they’re going to do it all again in 2025! Check out the Q&A to find out how it all started, including Aaron’s inside top tips if you’re thinking of signing up…

5. Dulux Decorator Centre is the Corporate Patron of the Month

Dulux Decorator Centre has been named Corporate Patron of the Month for April, in recognition of their generous paint donations across CRASH projects including, a double bathroom refurbishment for a homelessness charity in London and creating a bespoke colour palette for a hospice in Lichfield. The Dulux dog has lent a helping paw too…

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