Charities We Have Supported
Dean’s is proud of its roots in the community and we think its important to show our appreciation by supporting local charities. Every year our staff nominate a Charity of the Year and since 2002 we have raised over £265,000 for a range of good causes. This is a combined total raised by customers and staff at both out York and Scarborough Garden Centres and also includes donations from the partners of the business.
Thank you very much to everyone who has supported us with our fundraising over the years!
We’re pleased to announce that our Charity of the Year for 2018 is Macmillan Cancer Support. For more information on our fundraising for 2018, please click here
2017 – Yorkshire Air Ambulance
We’re absolutely thrilled to have raised a total of £26,755.11 for our 2017 charity of the year, Yorkshire Air Ambulance! This is a combined total raised by customers and staff at both our York and Scarborough Garden Centre and also includes a generous £2500 donation from the partners of the business.
Several staff members from both our York and Scarborough branches were delighted to be given the chance to visit Nostell Air Support Unit to present our cheque to Yorkshire Air Ambulance!
2016 – British Heart Foundation
In 2016 we were very happy to raise a total of £21717.00 for British Heart Foundation!
2015 – Martin House Hospice, Candlelighters and Anthony Nolan
The two charities chosen our York branch in 2015 were Martin House Hospice & Candlelighters. In total we raised a fantastic £22029.70!
The 2015 charity nominated by our Scarborough branch was Anthony Nolan, for which a brilliant £9350.40 was raised.
2014 – York Blind & Partially Sighted Society and MS Society
In 2014, our York branch chose to raise money for York Blind & Partially Sighted Society. We were truly thrilled to raise £25217.60.
Our Scarborough branch supported Scarborough Multiple Sclerosis Society as their charity of the year in 2014, to raise a terrific £10959.63!
2013 – York Against Cancer and Yorkshire Cancer Research
Our York branch nominated local charity York Against Cancer as our Charity of the Year in 2013 and our Scarborough branch chose Yorkshire Cancer Research. The grand total raised at both branches was £27,529.86!
£17293.71 and £10236.15 was raised at Scarborough for Yorkshire Cancer Research.