IGA raises £10,000 for Ben

The Independent Garage Association (IGA) helped to raise more than £10,000 for automotive charity Ben at its Big Awards 2023.

The Awards night, which celebrated the garages, suppliers and industry stars of the last year, was held at Leicester City’s King Power Stadium last week.

Stuart James, IGA CEO, said: “I want to extend my thanks to everyone who generously donated to Ben at the BIG Awards. Our sector is built on a foundation of helping one another, and this donation will help provide vital support to our fellow automotive workers and their families.

“As we continue to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic and in light of the current cost-of-living crisis, there has never been a more important time for our industry to unite to help those in need.”

Ben, a trusted automotive charity, offer free support for life for anyone who works, or has worked in the automotive industry, as well as their dependents. They can help with financial, emotional and mental health worries for those in the automotive sector facing challenges.