The Country Range Group (CRG) has set a £100,000 fundraising target to celebrate its 30th anniversary year.
A number of charitable initiatives are planned for 2022 including various individual and group charitable endeavours and fundraising activities undertaken by the central office team and staff across the Group’s membership.
The CRG central office will raise £30,000 which will be split between industry charity Hospitality Action and causes local to Altham, Lancashire where the central office is based. The three local charities selected are Pendleside Hospice, Milly’s Smiles and North West Blood Bikes.
About Hospitality Action
The Country Range Group and its members partner with Hospitality Action to support their incredibly important cause. Via the programme, staff working for the Country Range Group and its 12 wholesalers, are able to access crucial, totally confidential help, support, advice and resources when they are facing difficulties in their home and working life.
Hospitality Action has been assisting people in the hospitality industry since 1837, providing help and support to those who work or have worked in the industry, when they are in need.With over 180 years of experience, supporting the people working throughout the hospitality industry’s vast tentacles, Hospitality Action is uniquely placed to understand the things that affect the industry’s people the most.Whether you work in hotels, restaurants, pubs, bars or cafés, schools, hospitals or event venues, they’re here to give you the help, advice and support you need whenever times get tough.
Whatever challenge you face – from physical illness or mental health issues to financial difficulty, family problems to addiction – Hospitality Action is here to get hospitality workers back on their feet again. And when it’s no longer possible to work, they can help you prepare for the next phase of your life.
For more information visit: www.hospitalityaction.org.uk
About Pendleside Hospice
Pendleside Hospice provides care and support to people in the Burnley & Pendle area that have been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. Care is provided free of charge to anyone that needs it either within our Hospice building at Reedley, out in the community or within a patients own home. Care and support is extended to the patients family and carers.
For more information visit www.pendleside.org.uk
About Milly's Smiles
Milly's Smiles provides a Holdall Bag, known as a Milly Bag for all children who have been newly diagnosed with a cancer related illness, and admitted into hospital. The bag contains lots of essential and luxury items that will help them through the first frightening weeks of their journey.
For more information visit www.millyssmiles.org
About North West Blood Bikes
North West Blood Bikes (NWBB) ride motorcycles to collect and deliver urgently needed whole blood, platelets, samples for analysis, medication, patient notes, small medical instruments, donor breast milk, etc., between NHS hospitals without charging the hospitals.
For more information visit nwbb-lancs.org