We are enthusiastic about engaging with charities and local community projects, to raise funds and continue to make a positive difference.
Community involvement is about more that just giving money. Our commitment to supporting local communities involves both financial contributions and also lending our support to a variety of worthy causes and initiatives.
£6,989.60: 2017 Charity Donations & Sponsorships (YTD)
|• £589.60||Friends of Linton Church – Q4 Pallet Pledge ’16|
|• £2,500.00||Mayor Elect’s Charity Fund|
|• £75.00||Great Ormond Street Hospital (Matteo Stokes Charity Golf Day)|
|• £500.00||Crisis – Q1 Pallet Pledge ’17|
|• £250.00||Unicef – Michael Martin (Carousel) running the London Marathon|
|• £2500.00||The International Arts Festival|
|• £500.00||Milton & Fulston FC (Kit Sponsors) – Q2 Pallet Pledge ’17|
|• £75.00||Annual Pallet Track Golf Day|
Firmin are proud sponsors of the Maidstone International Arts Festival.
For every pallet that we input into our network we make a 10p donation to a chosen charity. To keep the scheme personal and ensure we lend our support to a wide variety of worthy causes, we ask our staff and clients to nominate charities that are close to their hearts. A good cause is then selected each quarter.
Great Ormond Street Hospital: Q3 Pallet Pledge 2017
Our nominated worthy cause for July to September is Great Ormond Street Hospital. Mark Stokes is the Director at Black Lion Press in Maidstone (a supplier to Firmin) and has worked closely with the business for many years.
In May 2010 Mark’s son Matteo (pictured right) was born with a unilateral cataract. Without the skills and expertise of the eye team at Great Ormond Street Hospital, Matteo would have been blind within four weeks. He is now 7 years old and despite having very limited vision in one eye, he is doing really well.
The money raised will help to fund life-saving equipment and ground-breaking research to find cures and treatments giving children everywhere a brighter future. Firmin are proud to be supporting this very worthy cause.