Pay tribute to your loved one with a gift

Make extraordinary things happen as a fitting tribute to your loved one with a memorial gift to the University of Sheffield.

Ash tree outside Firth Court

Honour your loved one’s memory in a way that would make them proud. And have their legacy live on by supporting ground-breaking research or students in need. 

Donate in Memory

A gift in memory of your loved one will make such a difference. Your gift can:

  • Support life-changing research for conditions such as Parkinson’s Disease, rare genetic diseases, MND, and dementia.
  • Open doors for students from disadvantaged backgrounds by giving them the opportunity of a University of Sheffield education.
  • Help build world-class facilities for the innovators of tomorrow.

Whether you’d like to make a gift in lieu of flowers, set up a funeral collection, or make a regular gift, we’re here to help you.

For more information about how to set up your collection, by JustGiving or in person, please visit our Fundraising Guide

And for further information please contact or call Sarah Barnes on 0114 222 5597

On behalf of those who will benefit from your kindness, thank you.

It feels right to be doing something positive for Richard to support future generations of engineers from Sheffield. In this way, Richard's name lives on and ensures that he will never be forgotten. 

His legacy will help bright students pursue their engineering aspiration at the University of Sheffield. A place where Richard was so happy."

Anne Pover, mother of Richard Pover

Richard Pover (1991-2013) Mechanical Engineering student from 2009-2013

The Pover family

Read Richard's story here