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Fundraising at the Building Communities Awards 2019

We are extremely grateful to the contractors and manufacturers who have generously donated the fantastic auction lots and raffle prizes listed below.

Tickets will be on sale on the night priced at £5 each or 5 for £20.

All proceeds from this fundraising along with all running cost surplus from ticket sales and sponsorship will be presented to Prostate Cancer UK and Rhubarb Farm at the end of the evening.


 The Auction 

Lot 1

Tickets to any Newcastle United home game in 2019/20 season
Donated by Stelrad Radiators

This lot is for 4 tickets for any Newcastle United Football Club home game at St. James’ Park in the 2019/20 season.

Lot 2

Tickets to Brighton v Southampton Premier League game
Donated by Plumbase

This lot is for 2 tickets to the Brighton v Southampton game at the Amex Stadium in Brighton on Saturday 30th March 2019. The informal hospitality package includes access to the lounge with a Plumbase Regional Manager who will be on hand to help with snacks and drinks, and the game itself.

Lot 3

Cricket tickets – England v Pakistan
Donated by Sentinel Performance Solutions

This is for 2 tickets for the 2019 Royal London One Day International for the England v Pakistan match on Friday 17th May 2019 at 1pm.
The match is taking place at Trent Bridge in Nottingham and the seats are in the Hound Road Stand.

Lot 4

Club Wembley Tickets for the FA Cup Semi Final
Donated by Grafton Supply Chain Solutions

This lot is for 2 Club Wembley Tickets for the The Emirates FA Cup Semi Final on Saturday 6th April 2019.

Lot 5
Hospitality experience for 2 at a Wasps vs Harlequins rugby game
Donated by Nationwide Windows and Doors

This is a hospitality experience for 2 people at a Wasps vs Harlequins game at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. This is the last game of the season taking place on Saturday 18th May 2019 with a 3pm kick-off.
The experience includes:

  • Dedicated hospitality entrance
  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Pre-game meal
  • Premium seating to watch game
  • Post-game drinks in lounge

Lot 6

Liverpool home match during the 2019/2020 season at Anfield
Donated by Bell Group

This lot is for 4 tickets to any Home Premiership Liverpool Football Club match at Anfield during the 2019/20 season

The day includes: –

  • Car parking space at the Stanley Park Carpark opposite Anfield
  • 4 Seats in the “KENNY DALGLISH STAND” accessed through VIP doors
  • Access to the European Champions Suite from 3 hours prior to kick off
  • Complimentary drink from LFC on arrival
  • Free match day programme
  • VIP Guest entertainment prior to kick off
  • Carvery lunch
  • Cash bar with waiter service
  • Hot and cold snacks and cash bar available up to one hour following the final whistle

Lot 7

Manchester United VIP Hospitality – Old Trafford
Donated by PPG Architectural Coatings

A VIP experience for 6 people in the PPG box at Old Trafford for the Manchester United vs Southampton match on Saturday 2nd March 2019, kick-off 3pm. The winning bidder will be accompanied by a PPG employee(s) to ensure you’re provided with comprehensive support at the event.

On the day, the winning bidder will experience:

  •  Car park passes for up to 4 cars
  • Access to the box three hours before kick-off and 1 hour post match
  • An a-la-carte meal in the PPG box overlooking the pitch
  • Private environment for you to watch the game
  • Private outdoor balcony
  • Match day programme
  • Exclusive executive box holder bar area
  • Selection of complementary beers, wines and soft drinks (champagne/shots/spirits not inc.)



 The Raffle

Bottle of champagne
Donated by Athena Leicester

£50 Love2Shop Voucher
Donated by Rixonway Kitchens

One-hour Flying Lesson
Donated by Edmundson Electrical

Heavy Duty Roberts Terrain 3-band Radio
Donated by Smith Brothers

£100 Love2Shop Voucher
Donated by Armstrong York

Golf for 4 on the PGA National or Derby course at The Belfry
Donated by Jewson

Hotel Chocolat Hamper
Donated by Bristan

£50 Amazon Voucher
Donated by Robert Woodhead

Johnnie Walker Red Label Whisky & Tumblers
Donated by JWL Architectural Ironmongers

£100 Love2Shop Voucher
Donated by Rexel UK

Smartbox by Buyagift (Gift Experience Voucher)
Donated by Ideal Boilers

Mira Coda Pro ERD Shower
Donated by Mira

DRI-ECO-HEAT-HC Low Energy Whole House Ventilation System
Donated by Nuaire

Golf for 4 at Mottram Hall Hotel, Macclesfield
Donated by Sure Maintenance

Redring Pure Instantaneous Electric Shower
Donated by Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation

£100 Love2Shop Voucher
Donated by ADEY Professional Heating Solutions

Another £100 Love2Shop Voucher!
Donated by ADEY Professional Heating Solutions

WiFi Smart Video Doorbell Security Camera
Donated by ABCA Systems

Hive Active Heating and Hot Water Thermostat with Installation
Donated by Orbis

Sharp 2.0 Slim HT-SB110 90W Sound Bar
Donated by Vent-Axia

Fitbit Versa Smartwatch
Donated by Neil Shacklock Plumbing & Heating Contractors

Sony PS4 500GB
Donated by Bamford Doors



 Previous Fundraising

At the 2015 awards, with the help of our guests, numerous suppliers, manufacturers and contractors, we managed to raise an impressive £10,000 cash for Steps Conductive Education Centre, who were the EEM charity of the year for 2015. Nationwide Windows and Robert Woodhead also worked together to replace over 50 windows and repair the stonework at the Steps centre.

At the 2016 awards, our chosen charity was Little Hearts Matter, which offers support and information and raises awareness of those affected when a child has been born with only half a heart.With the help of our Members and Framework providers, we raised an impressive £20,500 which was presented to Little Hearts Matter at the end of the night.

At the 2017 awards, our guests raised an incredible £28,000 for Dementia UK. This went towards recruiting and training more Admiral Nurses to help families coping with dementia in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.

At the 2018 awards, our guests raised £33,000 for Rainbows Hospice for Children. 

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