The Weald Sports Centre wear it pink for Breast Cancer Campaign

Press release For immediate release: 14 October 2009 Press contact: Emily Snelling, 020 7749 4102 esnelling@breastcancercampaign.org The Weald Sports Centre wear it pink for Breast Cancer Campaign Life guards, gym instructors and managers at The Weald Sports Centre, Cranbrook, Kent, are taking fundraising to new heights in support of Breast Cancer Campaign’s wear it pink day. On Friday 30 October, people all over the UK will be wearing pink to and help fund Breast Cancer Campaign’s vital research and the Weald Sports Centre will lead the way. Staff at the sports centre will be wearing pink bras outside their outfits to work for the day. There will be pink themed music on throughout the day, pink food will be served and prizes will be given to customers who dress in pink... all to raise money for breast cancer research to continue. Face painting and pink themed games will be available for the children too. Last year over one and a half million people took part in wear it pink raising a staggering 3.5 million for breast cancer research to help improve survival rates for the one in nine women who experience breast cancer during their lifetime. This recession busting fundraiser is affordable and easy to take part in, giving everyone the chance to help make a difference. Alex Taylor, of The Weald Sports Centre said; “We are thrilled to be supporting Breast Cancer Campaign’s wear it pink day on Friday 30 October. Breast Cancer Campaign is a charity close to many of our hearts and we want to help make a difference. “We are looking forward to getting the local community involved in our fundraising activities and hope to raise lots of money to enable research to continue.” Rebecca Guy, wear it pink Events Manager said; “The Weald Sports Centres wear it pink event will be a fantastic day for all the family. There is however a serious reason for wearing it pink on Friday 30 October. Some 46,000 are diagnosed with breast cancer every year and wear it pink helps to fund vital research into a disease which affects so many.” It’s time to beat breast cancer and for only £2 Campaign challenge you to wear it pink on Friday 30 October, at work, at home or at school and help save lives. Visit www.wearitpink.co.uk or call 0800 107 3104 to register now. Ends Notes to editors • Breast Cancer Campaign urges women to be breast aware this Breast Cancer Awareness Month and continue throughout the year as early detection can save lives • Follow the five-point code: know what is normal for you, look and feel, know what changes to look for, report any changes without delay and attend a breast screening if aged 50 or over. Women over 70 should contact their GP for a referral • 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 • The charity currently funds 101 projects worth almost £14.2 million in 41 locations 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

Tags:

About Us

Breast Cancer Campaign’s mission is to beat breast cancer by funding innovative world-class research to understand how breast cancer develops, leading to improved diagnosis, treatment, prevention and cure.

Subscribe

Media

Media