It’s all about who you know! Connections and networking are the life blood of fundraising. the husband of one of our staff  works at Laing O’Rourke, and, hearing of our fundraising needs – approached his company to see if they could help.

A few emails and conversations later and Laing O’Rourke had thrown themselves into our project to build a memory garden.

Laing letter

It is a sad fact that some of our students pass away during their time at FAWS. A few teachers wanted to create something to help remember these amazing people who had been so central in their lives. The idea of a Memory Garden emerged and after much hard work and dedication from our incredible supporters from Lloyds along with the funding received from Laing O’Rourke plus material donations and contributions from B&Q and Rumwoods the memory garden was unveiled in July 2018.

Financial controller of Laing O’Rourke in Dartford, Paul Griffin, came to the opening of the memory garden and toured our school. He is now looking into other ways that Laing O’Rourke can help us! THANK YOU!