Community & Charity Work
We have passionate people at PMS Diecasting! Our employees often take part in fundraising events and volunteer work throughout the year. Below you will find listed causes, charities and events our employees have volunteered their time for.
Charities, Causes & Fundraising Events
The wearing of Christmas jumpers, the donation of prizes and the participation of employees at the PMS Text Santa fundraiser before Christmas, raised a generous £144.36 towards Macmillan Cancer Support, Make-A-Wish UK, and Save the Children. Thank you to all those who bought tickets, wore jumpers and entered into the spirit of things. All for some great causes!
PMS Diecasting and it’s employees raised £400.17 for Children in Need on Friday 13th November by running a merchandise table and cake raffle. The Pudsey ears were especially popular with the men who embraced their inner teddy bears while raising money for a very worthwhile cause.
“We took part in the first women’s only Marathon in the UK. Donations from people at PMS, Laser Scanning and GoTools came in thick and fast and every single pound helped. Coupled with our fundraising cupcake sale at work and donations from friends and family we have now raised over £450 for Cancer Research UK.”
The event, in memorial to Luke Hardwick who tragically lost his life in a car accident, saw several teams from GLIDE inc. PMS Diecasting, Loadhog, and Laser Scanning, play off against each other to raise awareness of Brake, the road safety charity. The overall winning team and winner of the Luke Hardwick Memorial Trophy for 2015 came from Loadhog.
The trustees of the Doncaster and Bassetlaw Kidney Association have taken a vote and elected Sean Starbuck, Quality Manager at PMS Diecasting, to the position of Chairman. Set up in 2007, Doncaster & Bassetlaw Kidney Association helps kidney patients, their families and carers live with renal disease, from pre-dialysis through to transplant.
The ‘Create’ engineering department at Oakwood High School in Rotherham, spent the morning at the unit on Hellaby Industrial Estate, to enjoy a presentation and a tour of the facility. Passionate about inspiring the next generation, employees at PMS, put together a presentation about their 100% employee owned company and its different departments.
Red Nose Day at PMS Diecasting, Laser Scanning and Go Tools saw employees enter into the spirit of good causes by having their photos taken wearing red noses. PMS donated money per photo as well as money per goal for a Red Nose football match between departments. In addition money was raised by Dawn Culf & Carolyn Ekins in a Red Nose Day cupcake sale. £336.80 was raised in total!
Saturday September 13, 2014 saw the annual South Yorkshire Charities Dragon Boat Race take place at Rother Valley Country Park. Twenty-seven teams participated in this fun, competitive, fundraising event, and once again PMS Diecasting Ltd (Team – YoYoYoYa Boat to be precise) battled against other local dragon boat racing teams to support local charities.