Veitch Centenary Fund - The Traveling Painting

  • By Gedas Barodica
  • 16 Mar, 2017
Veitchi Group directors standing next to the charity painting

Here at the Veitchi Group, we are celebrating our centenary incorporation year

In order to make this special date even more memorable, we are dedicating the whole year to charity. Our staff suggested 20+ fundraising activities and 17 charities that we will support. On the 22nd of December, during the Veitchi Group Centenary Auction we will finalize our campaign and give all the raised funds to charity.

So what is this Traveling Painting?

The Traveling Painting idea was inspired by the abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock . He was well known for his unique style of making paintings by dripping paint on canvas.

We thought that we could borrow this technique and create something unique that could be sold during the Veitchi Auction at the end of the year. The painting visited all of our branches where it received a fresh layer of paint every time. Everybody at The Veitchi Group had a chance to participate in this fun process transfering our good will on to canvas.
veitchi group branch locations on the map

Additional Paintings

Charity organisation logo's
3 additional paintings will be produced by the charities themselves. Bauer Radio's Cash for Kids  and the Children's Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) will be producing their own paint splashing masterpieces.

Once all of these paintings are finished, we will launch an online auction so that everybody would have their chance to make a bid. 100% of the sold painting value will be going to the charity who produced their own painting.

Follow the painting making progress on Social Media:
Bauer Radio's Cash for Kids - Facebook & Twitter
Children's Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) - Facebook & Twitter
The Veitchi Group - Facebook & Twitter

The Traveling Painting is just a single element of our campaign...

Find out more about the rest of our fundraising activities here   or  follow us on  Facebook  or  Twitter  and stay updated with our latest activities and achievements  #VeitchiGives

Supported charities

Scottish charity organisations supported by the veitchi group
If you have any questions regarding the campaign you can contact us on  charity@veitchi.com  or via phone 0141 647 0661

Richardson & Starling Blog

By Gedas Barodica 05 May, 2017
Richardson & Starling are celebrating winning the Property Care Association UK Contractor of the Year on Thursday evening at the Best Practice Awards held in Coventry. This adds to our success in winning the same award in 2016 .

There are more than 400 member companies in the PCA covering the UK and R&S came top after all member companies had been audited.

We also came top for the Project of the Year award for our contract at Double Row in New Lanark contracted by our Glasgow office and won the Training and Staff Development category.

Graham Duncan, Managing Director, said: “ We are proud to win these prestigious awards and I would like to thank all our staff who work hard to deliver a quality service.”

Richardson & Starling have been delivering Property Care surveys and repairs since 1935 and are a Veitchi Group company who recently celebrated 100 years in business .
By Gedas Barodica 25 Apr, 2017
Big thank you to the New Lanark Trust for supplying this historic Double Row picture.
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