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Go PINK to support us this Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

Please support us this October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2022

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a worldwide annual campaign that takes place every October with the aim of raising important breast awareness and funds for those breast cancer charities that support those diagnosed.  As Worcestershire’s only breast cancer charity this is one of the most important time of the year for us.

After a tough few years for us all with the pandemic, our charity continues to support those impacted by breast cancer.  We continue to work very closely with the phenomenal NHS Breast Care team here in the Worcestershire Breast Unit and throughout the county, from the point of diagnosis with support packs, through to practical help providing mastectomy bras to those in need, advice on wigs and styling post treatment, Pink Ribbon Pilates, Nordic Walking, Mindfulness courses and specialist exercise sessions.  We maintain direct support with those who need it via phone and messaging, and run our support group for which we organise meet ups several times a month and run a private WhatsApp group.

Approximately 800 women and 7 men are affected by breast cancer each year in Worcestershire and our charity is there to help each and every one.  To allow us to do so, we need to raise £200,000 per annum.

What can you do to support? 

Individuals, family, friends, colleagues, community groups, local businesses, schools – do something pink this month to support us. 

  • Host a Pink October coffee morning
  • A pink raffle
  • A bake off
  • Choose a day to dress in pink – think pink socks, pink shirt or even a pink wig – dress in pink and make a donation

Fitness is also a great area to get involved.  Challenge yourself, your family unit or friends to each walk 10,000 steps a day in October, cycle 10 miles a week each or run a combined marathon between 5 or 10 of you, each donating and getting sponsorship for completing your challenge.

If you’d like to support us – please contact Lexi on 01905 733 786 or Alexandra.craigie@nhs.net to register your pink activity, discuss further and see how we can support you (pink buckets/shakers/banners/t-shirts etc).

How to donate:

In order to donate to Pink October, please follow this link and click on the ‘Start Fundraising’ button, or donate directly by clicking on the ‘Give Now’ button.  

Alternatively, our Charity Director, Lexi Craigie, would be happy to answer any questions you may have and advise you how best to donate via cash, cheque or bank transfer.  Please contact Lexi on alexandra.craigie@nhs.net or 01905 733 786.
 

Thank you for your support

Details

Start:
October 1 @ 8:00 am
End:
October 31 @ 5:00 pm