The Pottery & Glass Trade Benevolent Fund (now part of the Rainy Day Trust)

This charity has now merged with the Rainy Day Trust which helps past and present employees of the home improvement and enhancement supply industry. This includes people who have worked in the UK in retail, manufacturing or support functions for at least one year, and their dependents. Sectors include builders' merchants, housewares - including pottery and glass, DIY/hardware, garden and brushware trades.

Last updated on 11 March 2018

Who is eligible?

The applicant or their spouse/partner must have worked for 1 continuous year at the same qualifying company.

What we can't help with

  • No grants are given to children
  • to people working in the steel or motor industries;
  • pet shop workers
  • welders.

How to apply?

Call the charity: 0203 192 0486 or download an application form from the charity's website:

Other information

We also offer a free one-hour legal consultation, housing advice, debt advice, a free welfare benefits check, 5 free telephone-based counselling sessions, e-learning packages, apprenticeship support and a fuel poverty pack to heat homes over the winter.

Contact details

The Rainy Day Trust
8 The Courtyard, Harris Business Park
Stoke Prior
West Midlands
B60 4DJ

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