Builders’ Bake Off for hospice charities

Builders' Bake Off winner
Builders' Bake Off winner

Covers Timber and Builders Merchants welcomed volunteers from St Catherine’s Hospice to their Horsham and Rudgwick depots in September for a charity ‘Builders’ Bake Off’.

Staff at the depots showcased their baking prowess to compete for the title of Best Builders’ Bake Off 2016 which was judged by the St Catherine’s Hospice volunteers.

The winner of the ‘Builders’ Bake Off’ Horsham round was announced as Stuart Taylor, Sales Assistant at the Horsham depot, for his brilliant Covers truck cake.

Perry Dutton, Sales Assistant at the Rudgwick depot, who was awarded top prize for his banana cake.

Following the competition, the delicious array of homemade cakes were sold in aid of Covers’ Help for Hospices week.

The ‘Builders’ Bake Off’ is one of several fundraising activities that took place as part of Covers’ Help for Hospices week, to support hospice charities across the South East.

Proceeds from the competition will contribute to the final fundraising target of over £25,000, which will be split between the eleven hospices.

Commenting on the event, Rupert Green, Chairman at Covers, said: “Congratulations to our winning bakers, Stuart and Perry, and thank you to everyone who supported the ‘Builders’ Bake Off’ and helped to raise vital funds for these exceptional charities.”

The ‘Grand Raffle’ prize draw, which includes top prizes of a London Hotel Theatre Break for two and a £500 Covers Home Improvements voucher, will take place on Friday 14th October.

For more information about Covers Help for Hospices please visit

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