Local office of global tech firm raises money for Richard House

Published: March 20, 2018

Based near Gallions Reach in East London, global technologies firm, Bühler UK Limited, showed their support for Newham based Richard House Children’s Hospice presenting them with a cheque for £3000 from their numerous fundraising activities.

Ed Furmanski, Hardware Development Engineer at Bühler UK Limited said: “Here at Buhler UK we are currently undergoing some big changes. With our new focus on Digital Technologies and our complete overhaul of the London site, it’s really important to us that during this time of change we continue to provide a constant and stable fundraising schedule.

“We feel very strongly about supporting our local community and the care which Richard House provide is such an important part of this.

“Each year we aim to raise more money than the last, constantly looking to new ideas for fundraising while continuing with regular events. We look forward to the year ahead and hope we can continue to increase our donations.

“Finally, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the staff at Richard House for the incredible work they do. It’s amazing seeing what a difference they are making to people’s lives in our community.”

Bühler host many social events for staff, donating the proceeds from these to Richard House. They are committed to continuing support for Richard House on an ongoing basis, with a summer BBQ coming up and a Richard House collection tin in their canteen, which has already raised an additional £50.79.

Wendy Legeno-Bell, Richard House Community and Events Manager said: “We are delighted to have support from our local business community like this. £3,000 will make a huge difference to the lives of our children with life-limited illnesses and their families, so a big thank you to Bühler.”