An innovative, interactive sun-safe campaign has been launched by construction-based charity, We Build the Future, to reduce skin cancer risks for outdoor workers.
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The Board have identified that We Build The Future is in need of a trustee with an interest in fundraising to help us develop an effective fundraising strategy. This will be to provide sustainable income in the medium to long term, which in turn will enable us to expand our charitable activities.
Built environment cancer charity, We Build the Future, has successfully developed and run a pilot project to provide construction workers at London’s King’s Cross with a free-to-attend drop-in clinic where they can meet with a medical practitioner to discuss any medical issues, including issues relating to cancer.
King’s Cross is one of the largest regeneration projects in London, spanning 67 acres of office, retail and leisure space with over 1,700 homes on completion and 27 acres of public space – a mix of parks, streets, squares, and gardens. Construction work started on-site in 2007 and is set to complete in 2024, and the scheme continues to involve many site operatives, contractors, and consultants.
Trustees Richard Harral and Andy Von Bradsky are presenting at the Construction Week Wellbeing in Construction summit on October 6 where WBTF will formally launch its ‘Be Well’ strategy to improve health outcomes for people working in the Built environment industries.
Construction and built environment sector charity, We Build the Future, has today officially launched the 2019 Cake Bake – a competition where participants go head to head for the honour of being named Cake Bake King or Queen and in the process, raise money to improve the prevention, detection and treatment of cancer and also support industry workers dealing with its impact.
The Construction Products Association (CPA), the leading voice for construction product manufacturers and suppliers in the UK, has extended its support to construction and built environment sector charity We Build The Future.
Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE), the leading body for professionals specialising in the design, construction, evaluation and maintenance of buildings, has announced that built environment cancer charity We Build The Future will be one of the President’s charities for the coming year.
LABC – the organisation representing all Local Authority building control bodies in England and Wales – has announced that President Dave Sharp has chosen Construction and Built Environment Sector Charity We Build The future, alongside Cancer Research UK as its charity of the year for 2019.
Today, We Build The Future announces a new campaign to raise cancer awareness in the Construction and Built Environment Sector.
Construction Leaders Launch New Charity to Transform Cancer Support and Fundraising in the Built Environment Sector
Senior leaders have come together to launch a new charity aiming to transform cancer advice and support for people working in the Construction and Built Environment sector as well as raising money to help fund research to beat cancer sooner.