Blackpool construction services company branches out to support hospice Christmas tree fundraising program


Now the bosses and workers at Whitehills Business Park-based engineering company Ameon will collect and plant them as well, helping with the annual post-Christmas tree collection for Trinity Hospice.

The company is celebrating its 25th anniversary with its fundraising program, Ameon 25, a series of charitable challenges for its management, which is expected to raise a minimum of £ 25,000 for Brian House.

Now the company has also decided to branch out to provide vehicles and labor for the annual Trinity Hospice used tree drive, which sees local authorities recycling real redundant Christmas trees for use in strengthening of the sand dunes of St Annes to fight against coastal erosion and preserve wildlife. habitats.

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Ameon’s fundraiser will support staff at Brian House, as senior nurse Jenny Cowen seen here with Oliver, 10 weeks old, at the hospice

Ameon 25 will continue to fundraise for Brian House until March 2022 and the program has already raised thousands of pounds through challenges such as a recent 25-mile Lakeland triathlon event and the first 10-mile race. km rooftop to the world in Manchester city center.

And over the New Year, Ameon staff will be hosting a 25-hour cyclathon to add to donations.

Rod Bunce, Director of Contracts for Ameon, said: “Our fundraising activity created a buzz around the company during our anniversary year and our management and staff have been very supportive.

“Agreeing to provide our material and human resources for the tree collection is something we are delighted to do, and our employees are also happy to support. “

Ameon managers (clockwise from front left) Adam Sutton, Rod Bunce, Robin Lawson and Simon Gut in a 25 mile Lake District ‘triathlon’ challenge , which has raised over £ 12,000 for Brian House as part of ‘Ameon 25’, an ongoing program campaigning to support Blackpool Hospices, in the company’s 25th anniversary year.

Janet Atkins, Head of Corporate Partnerships for Trinity and Brian House, is also delighted to see Ameon’s enthusiastic support.

She said: “It has been an extremely difficult environment in which to secure donations in the Covid landscape; therefore, Ameon’s initiatives and the company’s willingness to support our own activities are most welcome.

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