Crowdfunding Plumber To Aid Elderly

This from the United Kingdom website that we don’t ordinarily read “Heating, Ventilating & Plumbing,” is the story about the plumber who has started a crowdfunding site to help the elderly.

In what is predicted to be one of the coldest winters on record in England, plumber James Anderson is crowdfunding to raise up to £30,000 to provide free boiler repairs to the elderly and other low income families.

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Of the money raised, £30 will be used to reimburse the service person for his/her expenses and if s/he does additional work s/he will donate 2% of their fee to keep the service going.

The target goal should provide this free service to about 1,000 needy families. I

t is estimated that there were many fatalities tied to the tough UK winter last year.

https://www.hvpmag.co.uk/Plumber-launches-fundraising-campaign-to-help-the-elderly-this-winter/11716

About JeffKoeppel

I am a corporate/securities attorney in the Washington, DC area. Prior to joining the firm, I was a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I am a member of the Bars of the States of Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. You can also follow this blog on LinkedIn at: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jeffrey-a-koeppel/0/63/5a9
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