Sarah Parish, co-founder of The Murray Parish Trust and Nick Vaughan, Senior Partner at Paris Smith LLP
We are thrilled to announce that Paris Smith LLP have chosen The Murray Parish Trust in partnership with Southampton Hospital Charity, as their charity partners for 2018. The top Hampshire law firm with offices in Southampton and Winchester asked over 200 employees for their input in choosing which worthy causes would benefit from the firm’s fundraising efforts this year in celebration of its 200th Anniversary.
Nick Vaughan, Senior Partner at Paris Smith LLP (pictured above with Sarah Parish) said: “As we start our 200th year of operation, support for our local community is a key part of our celebrations as a firm for 2018. The work which The Murray Parish Trust has done and continues to do, really struck a chord with our staff and subsequently they were the most popular choice for us to proceed with benefiting”
Sarah Parish, co-founder of the Murray Parish Trust said: “We are delighted to have been chosen in partnership with Southampton Hospital Charity as charity of the year by our very dear friends at Paris Smith. They have been a huge support to us since we started The Murray Parish Trust and continue to be so. On their 200th year we are especially honoured to have been chosen by them and hope this year is fruitful, happy and prosperous, to help us get to our target of £2 million. We are half way there, and Paris Smith will help us get the other half.”
Paris Smith commits itself to giving back to the local community and offers charity and not-for-profit organisations advice, training and support when appropriate through it’s free to join Charity Forum which has more than 300 members. It also encourages its staff to volunteer, be trustees, school governors and provide pro-bono advice.
The team at Paris Smith are in the midst of planning several fundraising events for 2018, to raise money for our latest appeal to build a brand new Children’s Emergency Department at Southampton Hospital. Having reached our first million milestone at the beginning of this year we have just under £1 million to go. Find out more about #2MillionSteps HERE.