Shoosmiths awarded Pennies from Heaven Gold Award 2024

Shoosmiths has won a Pennies from Heaven Gold Award as 23% of our employees are participating in Pennies from Heaven proving the value of small giving.

Pennies from Heaven - Gold award 2024The scheme works by employees signing up to donate their salary pennies to charities, in Shoosmiths’ case the local office charity partner where a colleague is based.

Shoosmiths is grateful to all colleagues who support Pennies from Heaven. Since we joined the scheme in June 2007, colleagues have donated £39,000 payslip pennies, assisting 72 charities.

During the last year our participating colleagues have donated their payslip pennies to their local office charity partners namely Cancer Research UK (supporting fundraising efforts by Business Beats Cancer Belfast), Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid, Pilton Youth and Children’s Project, Urban Roots, Martin House Children’s Hospice, The Single Homeless Project, Odd Arts, Unity MK, Cynthia Spencer Hospice, the Duane Spencer Trust, Roundabout, Sophie’s Legacy and Daisy’s Dream.

Kate Frost, CEO at Pennies from Heaven commented: ’Thank you to everyone at Shoosmiths who are donating their payslip pennies to charity each month through Pennies from Heaven. Together you really are turning your small change into big change. Your contributions are more than just financial support - they are a reflection of your commitment to make a meaningful difference in your community. It is an absolute pleasure to recognise your generosity with a Pennies from Heaven Gold Award and we thank you for being part of Pennies from Heaven which has now raised £7.5m across the UK and Ireland.’

Our colleagues support charities in many different ways and we are incredibly grateful to everyone across Shoosmiths who donate their salary pennies in this way’ added Nicola Ellen, Head of Corporate Responsibility.


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