Teenage Cancer Trust is currently raising funds for three units in the North West.
We need to raise a total of £1 million over the next 2 years to enable us to fund the below projects and surrounding services:
- The Christie Hospital, Manchester - 13 beds (opened 1998)
- Alder Hey, Liverpool - 6 beds (opened 2002)
- Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology, Wirral - 4 en-suite rooms (opened Summer 2010)
Find out how you can get involved by checking out our regional fundraising guides:
For Merseyside & North Wales:
Find out how you can get involved by checking our our Regional Fundraising Guides.
For Greater Manchester and Lancashire
- Regional-Fundraising-Guide-GMan.pdf (2.01 mb)
Or you can find us on Facebook – search for your region and join the local group.
We are looking for volunteers to form and join fundraising groups in their areas. No specific skills or experience required – just enthusiasm and a positive attitude! Meet new people, learn new skills, but most importantly have fun.
Make Time for T - have some fun and raise a ton! Anything goes, as long as it begins with the letter T. More information is available, please get in touch.
- Time-for-10-2-Sians-poster.pdf (2.02 mb)
Events being organised by our fantastic supporters across the North West.
TT Fans should look out for Paul 'Moz' Owens, who is supporting Teenage Cancer Trust this year and has our logo on his bike!
22nd June - Newsham Park Festival, Liverpool. Come down to Newshall Park and say hello to us at the Teenage Cancer Trust stand. The festival is organised by St Francis of Assisi schools and promises to be a fun day out for the whole family.
22 June - March of the Mods cheque presentation evening at the Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool. Following the huge success of the first ever March of the Mods, with over £40,000.00 raised across the country, this black tie celebration evening is nearly sold out. Get in touch soon if you want one of the last tickets.
Fundraising news from around the North West...
Calon FM Fundraising continues.
Following a whopping 52 hours on air, Josh and Adam are still fundraising using links with local schools and businesses. The current total is over £1,500.00. Well done guys! You can find out more about the show and how they got on at (http://www.calonfm.com)
New Fundraising Partnership Announced.
Merseyside magazine - Educate, has selected Teenage Cancer Trust as its charity partner for their schools awards later this year. As well as being a great chance to raise funds, the team at the magazine will be helping to promote our education service to schools and raise awareness of cancer in young people. For more information about the awards, visit (http://www.educateawards.co.uk)
Liverpool City Council Rallies Around Becky!
One of Liverpool City Council’s employees, Becky Hellard, geared up for a bumpy ride as she took part in a fast 'n' furious rally race in support of Teenage Cancer Trust. Becky put her navigation skills to the test at the Alan Healy Memorial Race at Cadwell Park and raised £500.00. Well done Becky!
Thank you to Liverpool Garston Rotary & Ladies!
The Rotary Club of Liverpool Garston and Rotary Liverpool Garston Ladies both donated to Teenage Cancer Trust - £884 and £1,000 respectively. Here's Elaine Kerr, Rotary President, handing the cheque over.
Part of the money is going towards a new games console at the unit at Alder Hey which will be greatly enjoyed!
For more information and how you can get involved contact:
Craig Burchell - Regional Fundraising Manager firstname.lastname@example.org Tel:07943 314994
Michelle White - Regional Fundraiser Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire & Cumbria email@example.com
Tel: 07506 748574
Sian Day - Regional Fundraiser
Merseyside and North Wales firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 07946 607392
Carol Carr - Regional Fundraising Assistant email@example.com
Tel: 07908 432798
Benchmark Furniture Design and Build
Teenage Cancer Trust is proud to work with Benchmark Furniture Design and Build who produced and installed the furniture for our unit at Clatterbridge Centre of Oncology.
Benchmark manufacture bespoke furniture for a variety of environments as well as providing training and work related opportunities to people experiencing complex and enduring mental health issues by getting them involved in the sort of skilled work needed for furnishing our units.