Project Gambia

Two container-loads of cleaning equipment have been donated by SYR to help people in The Gambia. When SYR heard about a local school’s work in the West African country we were keen to support them. The donation included mops, mop handles, mop buckets, bowls, bins, cloths and syphon pumps....

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Helping to keep families together

SYR donated cleaning equipment to the latest Ronald McDonald House which opened just in time for Christmas. Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) provides free ‘home away from home’ accommodation to families while their child is in hospital, to keep families together. Often the child may be at a specialist...

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Our Biggest Coffee Morning

SYR held its own ‘Great British Bake Off’ Coffee Morning competition to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Staff created some mouthwatering masterpieces which were judged by vice-chairman Vernon Holmes at our fundraising coffee morning. With donations from staff and the company raising a total of £500. If you...

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Fundraising in full swing

As a supplier to McDonald’s for 35 years, SYR has frequently supported the Ronald McDonald House Charities, donating equipment to several of the ‘homes away from home’ where families can stay while their children are in hospital. Keen golfers from SYR took part in this summer’s fundraising charity golf...

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Encouraging social enterprise

A new social enterprise cleaning company which employs deaf people has been helped with a donation of equipment by SYR. Deafinitely Spotless is based in Reading and provides domestic and office cleaning. It is run under the umbrella of The Total Communications Community, in partnership with The Shaw Trust...

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Helping a historic landmark

An ancient and beautiful historic landmark in Lancashire is looking its best thanks to a donation of cleaning equipment from SYR.  The historic landmark Rivington Church can trace its history back to 1280 while the present building mainly dates from a major rebuild in 1666.  Parishioners wanted to carry...

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Aiding people in crisis

As a multi-national company, SYR has connections with many parts of the world. So when Super Typhoon Yolanda hit the Philippines late in 2013, our thoughts were with the victims in crisis of the biggest storm on record to make landfall. A collection was held with the money raised...

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Church’s cleaning crew cleaning up

SYR donated equipment to a group of parishes around Seighford in Staffordshire which support the charity Light for Children, supports children and young people living primarily in the county of Botosani, in north east Romania. Light for Children aims to advance the Christian faith through the relief of need,...

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Supporting Local Scouts

A refurbished Scouts hut is being kept in top condition thanks to a donation of cleaning equipment by SYR. When Julie Brittain-Twohey of SYR’s FOCUS team heard that 1st Quarry Bank Scouts were seeking the help of local companies, she was delighted to offer her expertise. She advised on...

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