Aggregate donation puts charity on the right path
Generous staff at National Highways recently stepped in with tonnes of stone aggregate to help a local charity in Maidstone working with disadvantaged children and families.
Together with construction partner Graham’s and supplier Aggregate, National Highways delivered more than 10 tonnes of stone aggregate to help with the base of new woodland toilets and improved pathways to this nature-based charity.
The farm setting at Dandelion provides the opportunity for families to explore, play and connect within its fields, gardens and woodland. With therapies including everything from calming crafts to gardening and animal care, families are able to share new experience and create much cherished memories.
National Highways and Graham’s are currently upgrading the M2 junction 5 Stockbury Roundabout with the A249.
Dan Rollinson, National Highways M2 junction 5 project manager said:
“We are really happy to support such a worthy cause and help Dandelion Time create better access to these vital additional teaching spaces. It’s great to be able to support our local communities in this way. We may be a national company, but our workforce is local to our sites and they enjoy being able to give something back in this way.”
Pictured: Caroline Fish (Dandelion Time) taking delivery of aggregate stone
Caroline Fish, Corporate Relations Manager, at Dandelion Time said:
“I would just like to take the opportunity to say a huge thank you to everyone from the team at National Highways. Their professionalism coupled with the finished product will transform the schools offering and capacity to work with the city’s most vulnerable families. This simply is not a path to us, but a gateway to provide an environment where students can learn and develop their full potential in an accessible and safe space.”
Stevie Collins, GRAHAM Project Manager concluded: “We’re proud to be supporting the invaluable work of Dandelion Time and are pleased to have partnered with Aggregate Industries to provide 10 tonnes of stone aggregate to assist with the construction of new woodland toilets, enabling the charity to accommodate more families for therapeutic sessions. We hope this contribution will further enhance the incredible work of Dandelion Time and help make a positive impact on the lives of those in our local community."
For more information about Dandelion Time go to their webpage: https://dandeliontime.org.uk/