Whitemeadow fundraise for AEM

Nottinghamshire-based upholstery business, Whitemeadow, has generously donated £2,500 to Autism East Midlands.

The company selected AEM as its chosen charity for the year and has held a series of fundraising initiatives. At the end of the year the staff raised £1,670 during a festive raffle and the company added to the donation rounding it up to £2,500.

Handing over the donation to AEM, Jordan Wilson at Whitemeadow said: "Together, employees at Whitemeadow chose to support Autism East Midlands; a local charity to us. We set out with a mission to raise both money and spirits for a good cause. Throughout the business, we held a Christmas Raffle. Each prize was generously donated by local businesses and staff members."

"We were so pleased with the turnout and we’d like to thank everyone involved, Whitemeadow are proud to support Autism East Midlands and the incredible work they achieve."

Jane Howson, CEO of Autism East Midlands, said: “This is an amazing achievement, and we would like to thank everyone involved for their contributions. Our work across the East Midlands provides a crucial service to children and adults on the autism spectrum. To continue this service is reliant on gifts such as this generous donation.”

Whitemeadow is an independently owned Nottinghamshire manufacturer based in Sutton in Ashfield. Their products are designed in-house and handcrafted, one at a time, by craftspeople.

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