Can you help a fantastic cause?

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by kamiknix, 4 August 2006 Social URL.

  1. kamiknix

    kamiknix Silver Member

    As a volunteer for the Breast Cancer Campaign a very worthy cause I was wondering if I could ask you all to help.....

    The Charity is asking for Volunteers & friends to support the following events....

    The Hydro Active Challenge at Hyde Park on Sunday 3rd September 2006 8am-1pm (also in Liverpool & Birmingham). They ask that you come along and make loads noise to cheer on al the runners!

    Also....At Asda stores all over the UK on Thursday 21st September and Saturday 7th October 2006. Where you would be asked either to help with the collections or sell tea & cakes for the Tickled Pink campaign that Asda run, BCC being one of the chosen charities to benefit this year.

    If you are interested please contact me via this site and I will email you the application form along with the request for your t-shirt size which is provided by the Charity.

    I can promise you a great day where you will come home feeling you have done something very worthwhile as well as having met some truly amazing people.

    Thanks for reading! :)

    Kamilla xxx
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  3. Russiandoll

    Russiandoll Carpe diem

    You're right Kam - it IS a fantastic cause. You know my youngest, Sophie (10) is doing the Junior Great South Run in Oct (and roped me in to run with her :rolleyes: ) .... she wants her sponsorship money (when she starts looking for sponsors) to go to a breast cancer charity.

    The mum of one of her best friends in Yorkshire was diagnosed with breast cancer and has had a mastectomy. It really brought it home to Sophie about the issue and I suppose she imagined herself in her friend's shoes.

    When the time comes for Sophie to gather sponsors, I'll probably be on here with my begging bowl out :)

    Debbie x
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  6. kamiknix

    kamiknix Silver Member

    Debbie, count me in for sponsoring Sophie!

    Mini, thanks for that link will sign up later.

    Kam x
    Last edited: 4 August 2006
  7. kamiknix

    kamiknix Silver Member

    :( Gutted no one wants to help! I'll be at the Hyde Park event and Watford Asda on the Saturday.

    Kam x
  8. Isis

    Isis Ancient Egypt Nut!


    just seen this thread. Please send me all info you have on events for the rest of this year. This is a subject close to my heart as my Mum in remission from breast cancer.

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