Help Save a 5th Generation Pencil Maker

I am trying to raise funds for Chambers Pencils, a family run pencil manufacturer based in Stapleford, Nottingham. 

The Chambers family have been in the pencil and promotional industry for over 100 years. https://www.chamberspencils.com/history

They have worked incredibly hard to build a name for themselves and create a quality product, that's also competitively priced. They are one of only two pencil manufacturers in the UK!

Over the years, Chambers Pencils have supported many charities, by donating all of its reject pencils around the world. Benefiting schools in Kenya, Sri Lanka, South Africa and also a number of local UK projects. 

Like many small manufacturers during this pandemic, they have been forgotten. To date,  despite supplying their product to the likes of schools, retail, leisure, hospitality, councils, the building trade, solicitors, universities, charities, luxury stationery suppliers, to name a few, they are not eligible for the government/council grants and are struggling to get assistance from banks/lenders. They have 5 loyal, hardworking staff to look after, materials to purchase, a rented premises with overheads to pay for and machinery, passed down through generations, to protect and maintain. 

Any donation, large or small, will mean everything to Tim and his team. Not only does it mean a business can continue to trade, but you're keeping a family’s history alive. Please support local manufacturers, as they are really vital to the economy.

Together we will get through this!

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • £100 
    • 14 d
  • Andrew Rumsey 
    • £10 
    • 1 mo
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    • £30 
    • 2 mos
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    • £50 
    • 2 mos
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Organizer

Gemma Chambers 
Organizer
Stapleford, East Midlands, United Kingdom
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