In addition to the services EATTA provides to its membership, it conducts a charity collection every year at its Annual Dinner held at Kings College, Cambridge in September:
Recent Collections have raised:
2010 Alzheimer’s Society (£565)
2010 Timber Trade Benevolent Society (TTBS) (£565)
2011 Help for Heroes (£1360)
2012 Chavasse House Colchester (Re-hab for help the heroes) (£1802.35)
2012 Essex Wildlife Trust (£500)
2013 Royal National Lifeboat Association (RNLI) (£2175)
2014 EACH (East Anglian Childrens Hospice) (£2,415)
2015 EAAA (East Anglian Air Ambulance) (£3,010)
2016 East Anglia Prostate Cancer Appeal (£3460)
2017 Stephen Hawking Foundation (£3260)
2018 Hearing Dogs Charity (£-)
2019: Members are invited to submit recommendations to the Secretary of potential recipients. These must comply with a simple criteria: They must be registered in East Anglia, or have operations based or linked to our region and must of course be a registered charity or note worthy cause linked to our Industry.
We would like to ask all Members who have knowledge of anyone in our region who has worked in our Industry for over 10 years, regardless of age or level who maybe in need of some of the benefits/services that the TTBS can provide.