by Carol Fishlock
Bridgwater Friends of Cancer Research UK is a small team of locals whose aim is to raise awareness of the work of Cancer Research UK in the local community and together work hard to raise money to fund research into prevention, cure and kinder treatments.
Cancer Research UK is the world's largest cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research. One in two people born in the UK after 1960 will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives. Our vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.
None of our life-saving work would be possible without the strength of our fundraising and our outstanding people — our supporters, volunteers, patients and staff. Bridgwater Friends of Cancer Research UK are dedicated but in need of people to support them. We cover the district of Bridgwater and Sedgemoor organising events and collections, come rain or shine!
Our events include sponsored runs, duck races, fashion shows, dog shows, bingos, stall and fetes not to mention collections at supermarkets. We also support events hosted by our network of supporters from abseiling to a coffee morning! And we never ceased to be amazed by the creativity and generosity of our supporters.
We are looking for people to join us, either as a member of our small committee or as a supporter. The time requirement can be as little as a one-off hour for a collection or a committee meeting each month and as much or as little in between — we value each person for their individual contribution. We need collection team organisers, collectors, people willing to help devise and deliver events, volunteers to keep our supporters informed by writing regular update/newsletters, people to help with publicity and admin — many hands make light work. In short, WE NEED YOU!!
To date we have raised over £900,000 and we need your help to reach the amazing milestone of £1million! If you would like to help or have an exciting event idea please get in contact with us by telephoning 01278 424083, 07809 775114 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
We're making progress every day. Together we will beat cancer sooner.
More news from Curry Rivel
Christmas BingoCurry Rivel Cricket ClubVillage Hall Sun 1st & 15th Dec 2019Doors open 6pm, Eyes down 7pmChristmas Prize & Cash BingoGuaranteed 2 prizes per gameIncluding special cash prizeRaffle, refreshments and mince pies also...
The Christmas BIG BREAKFAST will be held on Sun 15th Dec 2019 at the Village Hall, from 8.30am till 12.30pm.There will be a special visit from Santa, from 9.30am till 11.30am, and for a small charge children can receive a fantastic gift.Come along to this great Community event, and enjoy a freshly cooked breakfast, with food provided by the 'Black Sheep...
Splat Messy Play Taster Session is now available to book at Curry Rivel Village HallWed 18th Dec 2019 — Christmas Special 10-11amAll babies and children welcome (6 months — 4 years old). £5.50 per child. Sibling discounts are available, please contact Emma for more information.Emma will do her upmost to cater for allergies and other dietary requirements, let her know.07827 089005...
St Andrew's Church
St Martin's Church
URC Chapel, Wiltown