Haden Young MD raises £30 000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care
Haden Young’s managing director David Beck (right) recently donned overalls for two days on site as part of Marie Curie Cancer Care’s ‘Back to the shop floor’ campaign at the new Birmingham Hospital Project, where Haden Young is designing and installing all building services — and raised £30 509 for the charity. The cheque was received by Christine Brown, Marie Curie community fundraiser (left) and Ann Brown, nurse of the year. Haden Young’s project partners, suppliers, customers and staff from across the country sponsored David Beck to work on the tools at the project. The initial target of £10 000 was passed within two weeks, and the final total will help provide high-quality nursing to terminally ill people, giving them the choice of dying at home supported by their families. David says, ‘I had a great time going back to the shop floor. It was a fun and unusual way to raise money for a fantastic cause, but also reminded me what an excellent job my staff do. ‘Many of Haden Young’s suppliers and partners made extremely generous donations. The construction industry can be really proud of the way people have rallied round in support. ‘I would also like to thank the Birmingham New Hospital team, especially my “boss” and workmates for the period. I hope they enjoyed the experience as much as I did.’ His fund-raising efforts continue. Donations can be made securely at the address below.