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Charity of the year chosen for Pave Aways

After much deliberation, we’ve chosen Severn Hospice as our 2021/22 charity of the year.

Fundraising for the vital cause will take place throughout the year through raffles, our annual Christmas party and other activities so we can raise as much as possible.

We’ve already raised £5,065 for the charity through our 2021 Christmas raffle, which took place at our festive party before the Christmas break in 2021.

Supporting local causes is hugely important to the Pave Aways team and is something that we are building on for the future.

Three members of the Pave Aways team holding raffle tickets at their Christmas party

Managing Director Steven Owen said: “The support of charities and good causes across the regions in which we work is at the centre of our business model — we are determined to put back as much as we can into our communities.

“Severn Hospice is a hugely important charity and provides specialist care and support to families across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and Mid-Wales — the core areas for Pave Aways and it is an organisation that is close to the hearts of many of our team.”

We have also introduced a new initiative to provide even more support to charities with every member of staff being given two paid workdays off every year to complete charity work, with some having already committed to spending their time supporting Severn Hospice.

Jessica Druce, Severn Hospice’s area fundraiser said: “We are delighted that Pave Aways has chosen us as its charity of the year. It is a very well established and respected Shropshire company and its support means so much to us.

“To be recognised by them for the work we do and the vital support we provide is wonderful. We know we will have a great relationship with them over the course of this year, thanks to their very generous donations and fundraising and we also look forward to hearing more about their brand new paid charity work initiative.”