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Crossroads Care West Sussex 

Eric Geddes, Chief Executive – Crossroads Care West Sussex

Natures Way Foods Ltd volunteer to paint an office at Crossroads Care West Sussex

The decision of Natures Way to provide time for their employees to have paid  time to volunteer to help local charities is invaluable to charities like Crossroads. Working with Nicky Upton we were able to put a decorating project together that, from initial contact to completion, was done very quickly. We thought the project would take at least 3 days but the team proved to be so efficient that they completed it successfully in one day. The standard of work has been of a very high calibre. Without the team’s efforts we would not be in a position to use the room effectively for at least a further year. Many thanks to Nicky, her team and Natures Way for helping us.

Alysha Taylor, NPD & Innovation Manager 

“Good team spirit and hard work led to an appreciative parish community, who were very grateful.”

Alysha Taylor, NPD & Innovation Manager – Natures Way Foods Ltd

James Beck, Material Intake QA 

“I would recommend doing this as it is great fun. I spent a day in a nice little village hall doing painting and decorating, which not only benefitted the people who use it but also myself in learning new skills. I now feel confident in doing these tasks and plan on doing up my own house.”

James Beck, Material Intake QA – Natures Way Foods Ltd


Alison Bews, Innovation Project Manager 

“I really enjoyed the day decorating, there was a great bunch of people who were all very enthusiastic and managed to have a laugh whilst also getting the job done.”

Alison Bews, Innovation Project Manager – Natures Way Foods Ltd

Michele Newall, Receptionist 

“It was a fun day and knowing we had helped such a good cause made it all the more worthwhile and it ended with a sense of achievement, I would do it again!”

Michele Newall, Receptionist – Natures Way Foods Ltd

Natures Way - CSR Example 

Natures Way Foods Ltd

Natures Way Foods Ltd launches their new Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy and make links to the Skillshare West Sussex scheme. Sarah Baldock, Head of Sales and Marketing said,

“We operate an active Volunteering Scheme within the  Natures Way Foods Community Plan.  This offers all full time employees the opportunity to spend one working day in the community as a volunteer, using their existing skills or learning new ones.  Through our Volunteering Scheme we have forged positive relationships with local charities and organisations, where employees have helped to rebuild a school vegetable garden, redecorated a village hall and charity office and participated in conservation days.  Our volunteers have enjoyed these experiences and have valued the chance to work outside the business and give something back to their community.  We hope that through the new Skills Share website we can grow the engagement of our Volunteering scheme and continue to put our skills and expertise to good use.”

To view Natures Way volunteering policy, follow this link