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Helping to beat heartbreak with the British Heart Foundation

The Pavers Foundation has donated £25,000 to the British Heart Foundation (BHF) on behalf of Graham Paver, Trustee of the Pavers Shoes' charity initiative. This donation will help to fund life-saving research into heart and circulatory diseases. The BHF fund over £100 million into research every year with a pledge to find future prevention, treatments…
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York Against Cancer, a local charity with a mighty heart

The Pavers Foundation has donated £10,000 to York Against Cancer, on behalf of Graham Paver, Trustee of the Pavers Shoes’ charity initiative. York against Cancer is an independent charity that provides support and help to local people affected by cancer. They fund life-saving research and educate and inform to raise awareness of cancer. Over the…
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A day in the life of a Macmillan Children’s Cancer Nurse

In December 2018, we announced that Macmillan Cancer Support were selected by Pavers employees as one of the two chosen charities of the year for the Pavers Foundation. As such, a staggering £62,500 has been donated to support its work. We were overjoyed to hear that this donation has the possibility to fund a local…
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The Diamond Blackfan Anaemia Charity Receives Life-saving Grant

The Pavers Foundation is overjoyed to have donated an astonishing £10,000 to The Diamond Blackfan Anaemia Charity (DBA UK).   Diamond Blackfan Anaemia is a rare, life threatening condition where a person's bone marrow fails to produce red blood cells. Affecting over 125 people in the UK and 700 worldwide, this condition is usually treated…
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Our Chosen Charity, Macmillan Cancer Support

In December we announced that Pavers employees had helped to bring a successful start to The Pavers Foundation by voting for Macmillan Cancer Support as our first ever chosen charity.   Every six months we nominate four charities to be put to a popular vote amongst our colleagues at Pavers Shoes, Jones Bootmaker and Herring Shoes, the…
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The Pavers Foundation supports St Leonard’s Hospice

At the beginning of November the Foundation donated £15, 000 to support the annual 'A Night to Remember' charity music event held at York Barbican in Spring each year. Half of the proceeds are donated to St Leonard’s Hospice, with the rest supporting dementia projects in York. 'A Night to Remember' has raised almost £40,000…
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Yorkshire Marathon Relay

On 14th October colleagues from our Head Office braved the wind and the rain to compete in the Yorkshire Marathon Relay, running the route around York each taking a 3-6 mile stretch, raising funds for the Pavers Foundation. A huge well done to the both teams, you did us all very proud!
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The Launch of The Pavers Foundation

June 2018 saw the launch of our very own charitable trust, The Pavers Foundation, by sponsoring the Macmillan Race Day at York. Supporting two major charities a year, whilst also providing funding for smaller charities or initiatives put forward by any one of our 1,700 employees. Managing Director Stuart Paver said: “As a family, we…
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