Dr.PAWPAW founder Pauline Paterson, Dr.PAWPAW Customer Service Advisor Jessica Watts, Head of Corporate Partnerships at Teenage Cancer Trust Hannah Lloyd and Dr.PAWPAW founder Johnny Paterson
The £30,000 donation has come directly from sales of the partners collaboration product Dr.PAWPAW X Teenage Cancer Trust Shimmer Balm where 15p from each sale is pledged to the trust. In addition this collaboration balm is graced with four inspiring stories on the back of the packaging from young people who have been helped by Teenage Cancer Trust, to show the real difference you can make to someone by purchasing a balm. In August 2022 - founder Pauline Paterson along with three team members took on the challenge of the Yorkshire Three Peaks and raised a further £5,273.
Teenage Cancer Trust works around the clock to ensure that no young person faces cancer alone. Identifying the complex needs of teenagers and young adults and helping them to retain a sense of normality and comfort during cancer treatment and beyond. As well as monetary donations Dr.PAWPAW have also donated thousands of products and many hours of their time to help to inspire, educate and help young people. Founders Johnny & Pauline Paterson have hosted digital workshops on careers and helped Teenage Cancer Trust acquire new partners by providing introductions and sharing their partnership story.
We were delighted to close the year with this donation and also with a Highly Commended achievement in the Gift in Kind category at the annual Altogether Unstoppable Teenage Cancer Trust Partnership Awards. The Dr.PAWPAW team are currently planning their 2023 fundraising challenge and are excited for another year of working with Teenage Cancer Trust and supporting all the amazing work they do.
Johnny & Pauline Paterson comment - “We are thrilled to be entering into our third year of partnering with Teenage Cancer Trust. They are an incredible charity that does so much good for our future generations in their ultimate time of need. They are a pleasure to work with and communicating with the young people and helping them look to the future is something that we are honoured to be able to do.The sales of the Dr.PAWPAW X Teenage Cancer Trust Shimmer Balm continue to soar, and in 2023 we will be expanding into new markets and retailers to ensure we can continue to support Teenage Cancer Trust and do more good.”
Hannah Lloyd, Head of Corporate Partnerships, Teenage Cancer Trust - “We have been working with Dr.PAWPAW for three years now and it’s a partnership we are so incredibly proud of – this year the amazing team have raised a whopping £35,273 which will make a huge difference to the lives of young people facing cancer. It’s so special to have been able to include the stories of the young people Dr.PAWPAW staff are supporting through the collaboration on the Dr.PAWPAW x Teenage Cancer Trust Shimmer Balm. It’s so inspiring to hear that the staff, including Co-Founder, Pauline, is so engaged with the partnership that she took on the incredibly tough Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust this year with some very brilliant colleagues. Dr.PAWPAW truly are the definition of a gorgeous partner to work with”