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  • Corinne and Naomi Smith

    Corinne and Naomi Smith

    A massive thank you to sisters Corinne and Naomi Smith who organised an Oscars inspired fundraiser for the Pink Ribbon Foundation in memory of their sister, Carrie who sadly died of breast cancer aged just 32 years.

    The party was heavily supported by friends and family and Corinne (a professional singer) and her step mother, Caroline, were among those providing the entertainment. Local businesses also got behind the event and donated prizes for a raffle and Glasgow Rangers football club donated a signed shirt for the auction.  We thank them for their generous support and think that they all looked like Oscar winners!

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  • Francesca, Bev and Julie

    Corinne and Naomi Smith

    A massive thank you to Francesca, Bev and Julie for organising a local coffee morning in aid of the Pink Ribbon Foundation. Lots of very generous people donated cakes and rather than charging people per drink/cake, guests were invited to instead make a donation to the Foundation to support our vital work. There was also a raffle, games and various other stalls – and a total of £400 was raised on the day to fight breast cancer!  Well done ladies and thank you for your valuable support.  (Thanks also to Elmswell Fire Station for allowing these lovely ladies to use their space to host their event!)

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  • Newbury Building Society

    Newbury Building Society

    The Pink Ribbon Foundation is delighted to receive another cheque from our supporters Newbury Building Society This latest donation was raised during 2015 in a number of ways, including a netball tournament with local companies competing against teams from the Society. A large sum was also raised from the Society’s Annual General Meeting vote, where the Society pledged 15p for every paper vote and 50p for every vote cast online by its members.

    The Society continues to hold #Pink days in all eleven branches and at Head Office on the last Friday of every month. Staff donate money and wear pink to work to show their support.  www.newbury.co.uk

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  • BOYS vs GIRLS charity #SHOOT4PINK netball match

    BOYS vs GIRLS charity #SHOOT4PINK netball match

    The battle of the sexes was in full swing, as the University of Nottingham’s Netball Club took on the University’s Men’s Basketball Club in a BOYS vs GIRLS charity #SHOOT4PINK netball match!  Between 4-6pm the teams fought for supremacy at the University of Nottingham’s Sports Centre on Jubilee Campus and after an arduous battle the final score was 38 – 21 to the GIRLS!  Money was raised via the selling of pink ribbons, loose change in collection boxes and a very popular cake and refreshment stall. A total of £189.77 was raised with the money being split equally between the Pink Ribbon Foundation and the Evelina London Children’s Healthcare charity – both chosen by the two teams playing.

    We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who took part and supported the event and we look forward to the rematch!  www.facebook.com/universityofnottinghamnetballclub  Twitter University of Northampton Netball Club

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  • The White Rose Singers

    The White Rose Singers

    The Pink Ribbon Foundation are delighted to have received £400 from The White Rose Singers – a choir of 40 ladies, based in Marske, East Cleveland. Formed in 1987, the group are affiliated to the Yorkshire Countrywomen’s Association (YCA) and perform all over the area, in all sorts of venues. They sing to help raise money for charities, for special events, weddings and hold their our own concerts. We appreciate that they decided to raise funds to support our vital work during their recent concert.  Keep up the great work and thank you!  http://www.thewhiterosesingers.co.uk/index.html

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  • Joshua Small

    Joshua Small charity event_1

    A massive thank you to Joshua Small charity event_1 and everyone involved in raising over £700 for the Pink Ribbon Foundation with the ‘Pink Ribbon Session’ held at the Jericho Tavern. The event brought together Brookes’ best musical talent for an evening of acoustic entertainment to raise awareness for breast cancer. A unique and fun way to raise money – well done!

    http://thetab.com/uk/brookes/2016/02/27/pink-ribbon-charity-event-raises-700-breast-cancer-10517

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  • Mike Salisbury

    Mike Salisbury

    Mike Salisbury (a teacher) and Joe Napthine (6th form student) took on sisters Chloe and Cindy Green (also 6th form students) in a fishing match with a difference, taking place at Churchgate Fisheries in Essex. In the past Mike has taken part in many fundraising fishing matches but when he was challenged by two female students, he thought that it would not only be a great opportunity to see who was the best at fishing: BOYS or GIRLS but it would also be a fun and unique way to raise funds for charity too! Mike and Joe raised money for “Casting For Cancer” (an angling-based charity who raise funds for Orchid – male cancer charity), and Chloe and Cindy raised money for the Pink Ribbon Foundation to fight breast cancer. Both teams did really well and the final result was: Girls 21lbs 2oz and Boys 44lbs 4oz. Well done both teams and thank you for raising money in such a fun and unique way – fishing – who knew!!!

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  • Lisa Allen

    Lisa Allen

    Our very own Lisa Allen, became a Superhero for the day along with her mum, daughter and friends Hayley and Sam as they joined more than 1,000 others for a family friendly walk, jog or run around London’s beautiful Regents Park. Many great causes were supported as people took part in this fun-draising event but naturally Lisa’s team were raising money and awareness for the Pink Ribbon Foundation. The team have raised over £1,000 to fight breast cancer. Thank you to everyone who supported them!

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  • Rose House, Rossall School

    Rose House, Rossall School

    To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the film “Mean Girls”, Rose House (Rossall School) held a ‘Mean Girls Week’ to celebrate the film’s release and more importantly – to raise awareness and money for the Pink Ribbon Foundation. Inspired by the film’s famous line ‘On Wednesdays we wear pink!’ the girls bought pink ribbons and handmade ribbon badges, hair ties and wristbands to sell for £1 for students and staff to wear on Wednesday. Alongside this, the Rose girls organised a charity ‘Regina George’ inspired lacrosse match and a film screening of the cult classic. The girls threw themselves into the organisation of all these events and raised an impressive £424. Well done and thank you, Rose House!

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  • Micron Home Improvements

    Micron Home Improvements

    Staff at Micron Home Improvements dressed in pink to raise money for the Pink Ribbon Foundation. Micron have been a long standing supporter of the Foundation and Company Directors even commissioned the printing of special pink Micron and Pink Ribbon Foundation branded sweatshirts, which the staff were given to wear – along with wigs, tutu’s, leg warmers and so on! Staff made donations to the charity and further money was raised through a cake sale during the day.

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Some of the charities who we’ve helped

Please send us an e-mail, write or telephone to:

Jonathan Prince, Trustee. The Pink Ribbon Foundation.
Crofton House, 5 Morley Close, Orpington, Kent BR6 8JR

(t) 01689 858877 (e) enquiries@pinkribbonfoundation.org.uk.

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