7:10am Thursday 29th May 2014
A HALESOWEN roofing suppliers is selling saws in aid of its appeal to raise £50,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
£1 from the sale of Chandlers Roofing Supplies’ Chandlers £50k Challenge saws will go towards the charity campaign.
The appeal is in honour of Chandlers’ employee Rob Sadler, a Cystic Fibrosis sufferer himself.
Rob not only marked 30 years of Chandlers employment last year, but more significantly turned 50 in December; those with Cystic Fibrosis are not expected to live beyond their 30s.
Dave Horton, branch manager at Chandlers Halesowen, said: “So far a fantastic £28,000 has been raised for the Chandlers £50k Challenge, which we are all thrilled about.
"The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is a fantastic charity that has really helped our colleague Rob. £1,300 of that total has been raised from people purchasing the charity DIY items and we would like to thank everyone who bought a saw, tape measure or pencil.”
The Chandlers £50k Challenge saws cost £1.66 plus VAT.
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