Gloucester based All Fleet Services, the automotive industry outsourced service provider, have announced that they will be adopting a charity for the first time in the firm’s history.
The chosen charity is Gloucestershire based County Community Projects (CCP) who provide a range of services to improve the lives of children, young people, families and vulnerable adults by preventing homelessness, strengthening families and supporting independence.
All Fleet Services is also introducing a staff volunteering scheme that will see each employee allocated a working day a year to volunteer for either CCP or a charity of their choosing.
Dave Scobie, managing director of All Fleet Services said: “We have always been an active supporter of charities with activities like dress down days and by acting as a call centre for Comic and Sport Relief. We felt the time was right though for us to adopt one cause and make them the main focus of our activity. Right from the first time we met CCP we were massively impressed by the amazing work that they are doing with the disadvantaged”.
“The fact that the charity helps young and old in so many different ways, makes it an easy cause for our staff to relate to, which we thought was vitally important. Many of our staff already give up their time to great charitable causes, so we were keen to show our support for this and offer each and every All Fleet employee the opportunity to use one working day a year to volunteer for a charity of their choice”.
Over the 12 months, All Fleet will be targeting itself to raise a minimum of £3,500 for the charity. They will also be looking to place volunteers with the charity and offering work experience opportunities to some of the young people that CCP work with. Three of the firm’s Directors will also be taking part in the Cheltenham Challenge and raising money for CCP who organise the event.
Cordell Ray, chief executive of CCP added: “We are absolutely delighted to have been chosen to be the adopted charity for All Fleet Services and this is made even more special with us being their first adopted charity. Demand for many of our services is running at unprecedentedly high levels, so we need all the support we can to help us to meet these needs."