Howarth donate materials to DIY-SOS Corby project

by Francesca

The Corby branch of Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has donated a large amount of materials to a deserving local family to support the BBC’s flagship renovation show, ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build’.

16-year-old Jordan Hutchinson and his family from Corby, Northamptonshire will be the focus of the episode after their family home was left uninhabitable from.

Jordan, who has cerebral palsy and epilepsy is a popular member of the Corby community, raising huge sums of money for local charities despite his own challenges. Receiving recognition for his efforts including the Courage Award at The Northamptonshire Achievement Awards following activity which generated £30,000 in funds which paid for two sensory rooms in a school for disabled children.

Local tradesmen and partners including Howarth donated supplies including doors and countertops to the project.

Gavin Knowles, marketing manager at Howarth Timber & Building Supplies, said:

“We are proud to be donating to DIY-SOS: The Big Build. After hearing Jordan’s story, we wanted to do all we could to help.

“Howarth is dedicated to helping the local community and supporting projects helping people in need. We are glad the Hutchinson family will be back in a secure home.”

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