Reading FC signed T-shirt up for auction

Press release For immediate release: 17 November 2010 Press contact: Press office, 020 7749 4115 press@breastcancercampaign.org Reading FC signed T-shirt up for auction Reading Football Club has kindly donated a signed T-shirt to help raise even more funds for Breast Cancer Campaign. The breast cancer charity t-shirt has been signed by the Football Club’s star players and is up for auction on ebay for the charity, so place your bids now and help fund vital breast cancer research. Reading FC took part in fundraising activities throughout October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, as part of Campaign’s Paint the Town Pink initiative. So far they have raised more than £1,600 through pink fundraising days. The auction starts on Thursday 18 November and lasts ten days. To view the T-shirt and bid, please visit http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260694877687. Lauren Basket, Breast Cancer Campaign Community Development Manager, said “The support from Reading FC this year has been amazing and we’re delighted to be able to auction the signed T-shirt to help raise more funds for breast cancer research.” ENDS Notes to editors • Breast Cancer Campaign aims to beat breast cancer by funding innovative world-class research to understand how breast cancer develops, leading to improved diagnosis, treatment, prevention and cure • Currently it supports 99 research projects, worth almost £17.3 million, in 38 centres of excellence across the UK and Ireland • Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and accounts for nearly one in three of all cancers in women • In the UK, nearly 46,000 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed each year - that’s 125 a day • Visit www.breastcancercampaign.org • Read Chief Executive Pamela Goldberg’s blog http://pamelagoldbergblog.blogspot.com/ • Visit www.wearitpink.co.uk

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