Calder Cuts Keys to Cope with Crime
15 November 2016
£250 donated to restorative justice charity, Remedi UK
Throughout October, every time Wakefield security firm, Calder Security, cut a key it donated 40p to Remedi UK – a Yorkshire based charity that helps the victims of crime through restorative justice.
The company donated the money as part of its campaign for National Home Security Month – a national initiative that runs every October to make people more focused on their home security. Thanks to the number of keys cut, and donations from customers who came into its shop on Roundwood Industrial Estate, Calder Security handed over a cheque for £250 to Remedi UK Manager, Gareth Jones.
Sarah Ainslie, Calder Security’s Marketing Manager, spoke about why the company chose to support Remedi UK this year:
“Often, people wait to improve their home security until AFTER a break in therefore quite a number of our customers have been affected by crimes like burglary and criminal damage. We are interested in the idea of restorative justice as it appears to be not only really effective in helping people get over a break in but can help to rehabilitate those who perpetrate them. We also wanted to support a Yorkshire based charity this year.”
Director of Remedi UK, Steve Jones, said how much the donation meant to them:
“We are absolutely delighted and hugely grateful to accept this donation from Calder Security and their customers. We will use the funds to support our work directly with victims and can assure all those who donated that every penny will be spent on front line services.”
As well as donating money to Remedi UK, Calder Security published a range of related blogs on its website and posted a daily security statistic via Facebook and Twitter for National Home Security Month.
Calder Security is celebrating its 40th anniversary in business in 2016 and moved to bigger, purpose renovated premises in July of this year.