Community heroes  - our members

We support and celebrate the heroic efforts of everyday working people who are creating better communities. And we’d like to say a big ‘thank you’ to all of our members and colleagues who have stepped beyond the workplace as volunteers, fundraisers and organisers where they live and beyond.

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The lads organise BHF challenge

James Coleman and Dave Boothby set about organising the Yorkshire 3 Peaks fundraising Challenge for BHF after Phil McDonnell, friend and colleague to many, tragically and suddenly passed away following a heart attack, aged 51.

Brian Roy raises £15,000 for local hospice

After setting the ambitious target of climbing Kilimanjaro and raising £8,000 for a local hospice, Community member Brian Roy smashed his goal and delivered £15,000 to St. Andrew's Hospice in Airdrie.

Foodbank collection record smashed

Community members took part in Redcar Foodbank collection across the SSI and Redcar Bulk Terminal business. It was a huge success with over 1,200 food items collected overall.

Community Union Foodbank Volunteers

Twelve members from Community Union have been helping to collect much-needed supplies for Scunthorpe Foodbank. Working in pairs, the volunteers asked shoppers to donate food items at the Tesco Extra store.

Members set up their own social enterprise

Three Devon based Community members, Steve Straughan, Mel Mort and Richard Smith, have set up their own social enterprise operation following the closure of their workplace, Pluss.

Couple set up not-for-profit business

Former steel worker, Geoff Hood and his wife Anne have set up a not-for-profit business that recycles waste materials donated by local business and turns them into resources for art and craft sessions in schools and community groups.