From still left, Grace Higgins (Teenage Most cancers Trust), Tim Jones (Higgs & Sons) and Louise Walker (Teenage Most cancers Rely on). Photograph taken prior to Covid-19 social distancing

The Brierley Hill-based mostly company traditionally selects a distinctive charity partner to assistance just about every calendar year.

Having said that, with fundraising heavily restricted by the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, Higgs & Sons will proceed to support its present charity – Teenage Cancer Belief – in 2021.

Inspite of the limitations, Higgs & Sons nevertheless managed to elevate extra than £5,500 for Teenage Cancer Belief past yr.

That revenue was elevated by special situations for colleagues and their families – like a Halloween pumpkin carving levels of competition, a images contest and the generation of a charity cook e book – though numerous clientele and corporate companions owing to just take element in a charity football tournament built a donation irrespective of the celebration currently being cancelled.

Tim Jones, associate and head of the company social obligation programme at Higgs & Sons, claimed: “2020 was an amazingly hard 12 months for everyone but the charity sector was amongst the toughest hit.

“Our fundraising programme was decimated and we had been only in a position to elevate a portion of our ordinary volume. Nonetheless, we had been happy to elevate £5,500 specified the really complicated situation we ended up dwelling in and we thank everyone who contributed.

“Teenage Cancer Rely on was voted for by our colleagues at the commence of 2020 and our charity committee experienced no hesitation in recommending that it stays as our nominated charity for yet another 12 months specified the conditions.

“Hopefully we will be in a situation to stage numerous, if not all, of our standard occasions in 2021 and we can place all our initiatives into increasing as a lot income as probable for Teenage Cancer Have confidence in.”

Teenage Cancer Have confidence in is the only British isles charity committed to furnishing younger men and women who have acquired a prognosis of cancer with specialised nursing care and help.

Grace Higgins, Senior Connection Manager at Teenage Most cancers Trust, claimed: “Every day, seven young people today in the British isles aged 13 to 24 hear the devastating terms ‘you have cancer’.

“Teenage Most cancers Trust’s unique medical center wards, nurses and youth assistance teams are there to supply them with the emotional and sensible support they will need to get them and their families by means of some unimaginably hard times.

“But everything our frontline crew does is dependent on donations and the COVID-19 outbreak has noticed our charity acquire a enormous economical strike.

“That’s why we’re so grateful to Higgs & Sons for the outstanding donation and selecting our charity to advantage again in 2021.

“At this tough time, this aid implies so significantly.”

Higgs & Sons functions throughout a huge spectrum of regulation, which include business providers, scientific negligence, household, house and own injuries.