Tag: Our People
Our People: Emma Powell – trekking through the Vietnamese jungle
On 13 March 2018, 27 volunteers from businesses in the catering and hospitality industry began a once in a lifetime trek with charity Springboard to help a local community in Vietnam.
Monday April 16, 2018
Our People: The Tamworth charity team – helping local people in need
In 2016, a group of 6 employees based at our National Distribution Centre in Tamworth, formed a charity team, to brainstorm and implement fundraising activities to support a variety of local charities. In 2017, the group…
Monday January 8, 2018
Our People: Jody Crawforth and Martin Allen – Tour de Surrey!
On the 30th of July 2017 two members of the Bunzl Catering Supplies team, Jody Crawforth (Category Manager) and Martin Allen (Network Development Manager) took part in the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 to raise money for charity In Kind Direct. Over 30,000 riders participated in the Prudential Ride, bravely taking on the100-mile route through the […]
Wednesday September 6, 2017
Our People: Will Ethelston – Going for Gold!
On the 23 April, Will Ethelston, Finance Director from Bunzl Catering Supplies took on the mammoth challenge of the London Marathon to raise money for a charity called the Queen Elizabeth Foundation. Will joined more than 40 thousand runners hoping to cross the finish line after a 26.2-mile journey, all raising money for charitable causes.
Tuesday July 4, 2017
Our people: Kevin Ephgrave – managing the donation of surplus stock to help those in need
In 2016 Kevin Ephgrave, Stock Control Manager from Bunzl Catering Supplies decided he’d like to find a way to create social value from surplus stock, which was otherwise being treated as waste or being sold to ‘jobbers’. He has overseen the donation of goods with a retail value of £45,000 to charity In Kind, benefiting […]
Thursday May 11, 2017
Our People: Tina Pankova – ‘Namaste’ to Nepal
On the 9 March, 26 volunteers from the hospitality industry began a once in a lifetime challenge and community trek to Nepal. An annual event, run by The Springboard Charity, and now in its 6th year – the participants experienced an off the beaten track adventure which included five days trekking in the spectacular Mahalangur […]
Thursday April 20, 2017
Our People: Shezmin Madhani – and life’s purpose
Inspired by a trip to Kenya when she was only 21 years old, Bunzl Catering Supplies National Account Manager, Shezmin Madhani, founded a charity called Nia Children’s Foundation. Nia operates in Kenya to keep children in school by providing them with a proper breakfast and lunch.
Tuesday March 21, 2017
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