Fuller's raises more than £10,000 for Ukraine

By Rebecca Weller

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Fundraising efforts: Fuller's raises more than £10,00 for DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal
Fundraising efforts: Fuller's raises more than £10,00 for DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

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Large multi-site operator and brewer Fuller, Smith & Turner has raised more than £10,000 in aid of those impacted by the war in Ukraine.

The company supported fundraising efforts, which included quizzes and tip donations, across its estate by matching the amount raised by members, resulting in £11,300 has been made to the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal with more to follow.

Fuller’s​ retail director Fred Turner said: “We have amazing team members across our pubs and with such a cosmopolitan composition, we know how impacted they have been by the terrible events in Ukraine.

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“We have seen Ukrainian team members return home both to fight and participate in the humanitarian relief programme and we all want to show as much support as we can.

“Our teams are never short of ideas, and it’s been great to see the varied ways they have raised money, and worked with other pubs in their local neighbourhoods to help this cause.

“We will continue to support their fund-raising efforts although we all hope that the war will come to an end as soon as possible.”

This comes as the London-based pub company revealed its continued investment​ into its portfolio, injecting £26m into its portfolio across the year with Fuller’s​ financial results for the 52 weeks to 26 March 2022 showing revenues had recovered to £253.8m, up from £73.2m for the same period in 2021.

Diverse nature 

Turner added: “As well as raising money, we are delighted to be welcoming some new team members who are from Ukraine and currently staying in the UK, and we hope to welcome many more.

“The diverse nature of our teams is a real asset to our business, bringing new ideas and forging last lasting friendships.

“While I’m upset by the reason for their arrival in the UK, they are welcomed with open arms.”

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