Since becoming Highly Commended in the Community Impact at the Made in Bury Business Awards, Re>Build have been continuing their fantastic work of improving communities.
Paint has been given to over 120 households, crockery and bedding has been sold at affordable prices and they have saved a large number of household items from going to waste. 80 tonnes of bulky goods and 125 litres of black paint were saved from landfills, and furniture has been collected from nearly 1500 local households.
As well as improving the standard of living, Re>Build have also given people the opportunity to change their personal lives. Since becoming Highly Commended, Re>Build have provided work experience placements to nearly 38 unemployed individuals. This local charity has also trained up nearly 100 people in a variety of courses, including manual handling, confidence and assertiveness, immediate I.T, plus more.
But what's next?
Currently, Re>Build are continuing to support the local community by providing afforable furniture and well as reducing the barriers stopping individuals from gaining work. Re>Build are also keen to encourage people to donate their old furniture and household items, as well as to donate money to help support their fantastic volunteers who work 1000 hours a year at Re>Build.
This local charity are also in partnership to create a community hub, providing a large range of anti-proverty services to the local area. Re>Build are looking for sponsors of this project, if you are interested, visit the link to their website below.
For more information on Re>Build and on the fantastic work they do, visit their website here