Francis Kirk Group engineers a new fundraising partnership with Francis House

Denton-based Francis Kirk Group has confirmed that it has committed to a two-year fundraising programme for Francis House.

The fifth-generation family company is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and distributors of engineering and fastener products and will be supporting Francis House for the rest of 2017 and into 2018 – their 150th anniversary year.

Leading the initiative at Francis Kirk Group is Managing Director Tom Kirk. He said: “We are delighted to announce this partnership with Francis House – very aptly named for us! It is a very special charity and we look forward to working together to help fund the vital care, support and friendship that Francis House gives to children, young adults and their families across the region.”

The company is planning an annual Golf Day in September which aims to raise over £5000 and Tom will be encouraging everyone in the company, plus customers and suppliers to get behind the campaign.

Founded in 1868, Francis Kirk Group is a leading independent engineering and fastening manufacturers and suppliers, servicing a range of industries worldwide including automotive, rail, oil, mining and earth-moving machinery.

“We are delighted to announce

this partnership with Francis House

– very aptly named for us!

Special activities to mark the company’s 150th anniversary year are also under discussion.

Revd. David Ireland, chief executive of Francis House, said of the commitment from Francis Kirk Group: “We are so pleased to have them on board. We are reliant on donations to continue our work so their support is invaluable. Having just celebrated our 25th anniversary it is special to be a part of an incredible 150th year with them. We will be looking to make it a fundraising year to remember for everyone.”

Pictured: Francis House CEO David Ireland – Francis Kirk MD Tom Kirk – Francis House Events Organiser Lucy Thompson

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