Thwaites Give Hand Up to Homeless Charity
Leading UK Dumper manufacturer Thwaiteswere delighted this week (Nov 6th),to work with local community charity Helping Hands. Based in Gloucester Street, Leamington Spa,Helping Handsprovidessupportto local groups who need it most.
Thwaites UK Sales Manager Andy Sabin said, “Thwaites has been manufacturing Dumpersin Leamington Spa for 80 years, the majority of our engineering, operational, sales and support team are local people”.
This year Thwaites launched aunique Dumper BBQ, specially commissioned and hand-crafted,this scaled replica 6-tondumper,provided catering and hospitality for customers and guestsat various constructiontrade shows and events.
Andy Sabin Continued…” Before we put the BBQ away for the winter,we thought it would be a good thing, if we could prepare and provide some hot foodfor thoseless fortunate in ourcommunity”.
Teaming up with Helping Hands,Thwaites we are able to set up the Dumper BBQ outsidethe charities Leamington Spa soup kitchen,serving on the nightover 100 burgers and cups of tea.
Helping Hands CEOLianne Kirkman said, “We are so grateful to the Thwaites team for turning our homeless soup kitchen into a winter BBQ. With lots of hungry mouths to feed, and heads to keep warm, the hot food and warm beanie hats provided,ensured the event was a real success. We at Helping Hands always appreciate it when local businesses help local people in need”.
With the harsh reality being that 48 isthe life expectancyfor a homeless man and just 43 for a woman. Find out more about the support HelpingHands provide https://www.helpinghandscharity.org.uk