Tree-mendous volunteering effort by Fitzgerald
A small army of Fitzgerald employees joined forces with Birmingham’s St. Mary’s Hospice on Saturday 12th January to play their part in the annual Christmas Treecycling campaign, which saw us take to the roads in our company vans to collect a staggering 3,700 Christmas trees from Birmingham and Solihull residents which will be recycled.
Donations from local residents raised a fantastic £59,000 which enables the charity to continue providing care and support for local families living with life-limiting illness. This is the 6th year in a row that Fitzgerald have become involved in the Treecycling campaign and we were delighted to have received such an excellent response in our request for drivers and map readers to carry out the collections.
Fitzgerald employee Justin Fitzgerald who took part said: ‘I’d heard about how enjoyable the day was from my colleagues who volunteered last year and so I really wanted to get involved. It was a busy but fun day and I was just pleased to help in some way as I’ve learned about how the Treecycling campaign generates huge sums of money for the Hospice to carry out their great work.’
The Treecycling campaign is the latest in a number of charitable initiatives that the company has become involved in since we partnered with St. Mary’s Hospice, and to date Fitzgerald’s involvement has helped to raise over £200,000. You can read more about the Hospice and donate at: https://www.careatchristmas.org/treecycling/