Hayes Davidson supports and encourages charitable giving. The team regularly undertakes charitable fundraising and the studio donates to a wide range of worthy causes. In addition, founder Alan Davidson funds charities and organisations through his charity, the HD Foundation.
On the 17th May 2018, a hundred of the UK’s top architects and designers competed in a 5K race in London’s Hyde Park. The event, ‘HD5K’ was conceived and organised by Hayes Davidson, and raised over £52,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Alan Davidson, the founder of Hayes Davidson, was diagnosed with MND in 2012.
Built in the grounds of NHS cancer hospitals, there are 15 Maggie’s Centres across the UK. Each has professional staff on hand to offer free practical, emotional and social support to people with cancer and their family and friends. Maggie’s Centres are built around the belief that people should not “lose the joy of living in the fear of dying”.
The Hayes Davidson team returned to the Ealing Certitude centre, a charity that supports adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs. The team built a pergola and tidied up the garden, making a more inviting amenity space.
The Hayes Davidson team spent a day at the Ealing Certitude centre, a charity that supports adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs. The centre's garden was overgrown and unusable. The team worked tirelessly to clear and tidy the garden, resulting in a new amenity space.
Hayes Davidson made a £100 donation for each member of the team who took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. £2,200 was donated to the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Founded in 1979, the MNDA is the only national charity in the UK solely focused on MND care and research. The organisation has over 9,000 members forming a powerful national and local network that provides information, support and continually campaigns for improved services.