The Tunbridge Wells office of Faithful+Gould, the multi national project and cost management consultancy, presented local charity Demelza, Hospice Care for Children, with a cheque for £1400 from the prestigious Association for Project Management (APM) Award for Overseas Project of the Year.
Last year, Faithful+Gould won the APM Award for work on the Nike Factory Store Programme, which spans across a range of the brand’s European high street offers. Through this work, Faithful+Gould has set new benchmarks in delivery, quality and improving project performance. The award brought with it a prize fund, where a percentage has been presented to Kent based charity, Demelza.
The cheque, presented by Faithful+Gould’s Geoff Dawson, Project Manager for the Nike Factory Store Programme, and Associate Director David Tarbet, enables Demelza to continue supporting children whose medical condition means they are unlikely to reach adult life. The charity provides a range of services including short residential breaks and day care at Sittingbourne’s Demelza House.
Laura Carey, Demelza’s Area Fundraising Manager, says, “On behalf of the children and their families, I would like to say a big thank you to Geoff Dawson and David Tarbet of Faithful+Gould, Tunbridge Wells, for the wonderful donation. It is support from the local community like this that helps to continue the services we provide as a charity.”
Geoff Dawson responded, “It is fantastic that our work with Nike culminated in an award where the prize can support a local charity; which will help maintain and develop the facilities at Demelza House. Forming part of the business community, it’s important that we, along with other companies, support our local charities to enable specialised care and support to continue year in and out.”