Leaderflush Shapland, the UKs leading performance doorsets manufacturer, values the communities its a part of and the unique individuality and talents of its employees. Leaderflush Shapland aims to make a positive contribution to its local communities by supporting and sponsoring local teams and individuals as well as donating to charitable organisations every year.
Chris Chambers, Commercial Training Manager for Leaderflush Shapland, completed the London Marathon on the 25th April with a credible time of 5 hours and 23 minutes. Sharing Leaderflush Shaplands passion for the community, Chris participated in the race to raise funds for the charity P3. P3 is a social inclusion charity that aims to give people the practical skills and self esteem that they need to sustain an independent and self sufficient lifestyle by providing opportunities and support that help vulnerable people move on from social exclusion to inclusion and was recently ranked number 1 in the Sunday Times 100 best companies to work for in the UK 2010.
Previously only being involved in cycling events which included the Great Nottingham bike ride, the London to Paris bike ride as well as the Sherwood Pines and the White Peak bike rides, the London Marathon was Chris first major running event. Completing over 450 miles, Chris has raised over £2,000 for various charities including Marie Curie Cancer Care, the British Heart Foundation and P3.
Chris Chambers has further fundraising plans for 2010 which includes the British Heart Foundation White Peak bike ride challenge in Derbyshire (40 miles), the Great North bike ride (75 miles) and the Robin Hood half marathon (13 miles).
Leaderflush Shapland supports and encourages employees to share its passion for the community through its approach to Corporate Social Responsibility, and through its employee development scheme Leaderflush Shapland is committed to developing its staff and contributing to their future success.