YOUR FUNDRAISING STORIES
Hawkchurch Ladies Club
We love the miniature hand made pink bras on the Christmas tree at the Hawkchurch parish church made and decorated by the Hawkchurch Ladies Club to include our charity pink ribbons! The tree forms part of their annual Christmas Tree Festival and is supported by local businesses and clubs within the area and surrounding communities. This year’s pink themed tree is raising awareness of breast cancer and the collection is on behalf of the Pink Ribbon Foundation. Good luck with your fundraising and THANK YOU!!
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DRUM ROLL please …… A massive thank you to everyone who donated their spare change at the JOANovARC gigs during their GIRLS WANNA ROCK TOUR! Together you have raised an amazing £729.20 for the Pink Ribbon Foundation to support those affected by breast cancer. Well done xxxContinue reading →
Yves Delorme UK
Thank you to Yves Delorme UK for partnering with the Pink Ribbon Foundation during this years Breast Cancer Awareness Month and for raising an amazing £1,955 to support those affected by breast cancer. Our thanks go to both staff for their enthusiasm and to their customers who supported the campaign by purchasing their classic blush products during October in support of the charity! We look forward to working with you again.Continue reading →
Celfie Hair Salon (Derby)
Well done and thank you to all the staff at the Celfie Hair Salon (Derby) who dedicated their salons 1st birthday party to the Pink Ribbon Foundation, using it as an opportunity to raise awareness of breast cancer and money to support those affected by the disease. Customers were treated to a party atmosphere with express blow drys and nail file / polishes – there was also an amazing raffle with some brilliant prizes, cakes and a photo booth! Generous customers helped to raise £1,075 for the Foundation – our thanks to all involved! Well done and here’s to your next year in business!
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Josephine & team at John Lewis and Partners
Our thanks go to Josephine and her team at John Lewis and Partners, Stratford City who organised an amazing cake sale in aid of the Pink Ribbon Foundation to raise vital funds to support those affected by breast cancer. Your £207 donation is greatly appreciated and will make a huge difference to those going through treatment. Well done!Continue reading →
Westgate and Birchington Golf Club
It was an absolute pleasure to meet and spend time with Ladies Captain Ash Ashbee and her wonderful team of golfers who have raised almost £1,700 for the Pink Ribbon Foundation as their chosen Charity of the Year at Westgate and Birchington Golf Club This wonderful amount was raised during various events including a Ladies Day competition with raffle and will make a huge difference to those living with breast cancer! We appreciate the hard work and support given by Ash and everyone, not only is the donation fantastic, but you have all raised awareness of breast cancer too, which sadly affects 1 in 8 women during their lifetime and around 400 men a year too. Well done!Continue reading →
UCL Women’s Rugby Team
Our thanks go to the UCL Women’s Rugby Team who made the Pink Ribbon Foundation their chosen charity to support during October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As an all female team, they are to raise awareness about common problems that women encounter such as health issues, discrimination and sexual harassment. To support those with breast cancer and raise awareness among their peers, the team held a fundraiser, which included a very popular bake sale, raising £250 for the Pink Ribbon Foundation.Continue reading →
Staff at Brigits Bakery are ‘in the pink’ with final charity donation
For the entire month of October B Bakery – London partnered with the Pink Ribbon Foundation to raise awareness and money to support those with breast cancer. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month customers were able to book a special London bus tour with a very pink theme in support of the Foundation. The limited-edition Pink Ribbon Afternoon Tea on board an iconic Routemaster bus proved very popular with staff and customers and for every one booked, B Bakery donated £1 to the breast cancer charity, culminating in a final donation of £4,265.30!
Celebrity supporters of the charity including Anthea Turner, Lizzie Cundy, Shaun Dooley, Linda Barker, Christian Vit, Aisleyne, Karen Bryson and Pandora also enjoyed special bus tours during the month and helped to raise crucial awareness of the initiative and the charity via social media.
Lisa Allen, Head of Corporate Partnerships, Events and PR at the Pink Ribbon Foundation said, “We thank the team at Brigit’s Bakery for all of their hard work and support this year and look forward to building on this partnership throughout 2019, as one of their chosen charities. Working together has been very well received both by their staff and of course by all of the customers who were kind enough to support the campaign by eating pink cakes and drinking tea. We couldn’t have asked for a more friendly and proactive partnership than that with Brigit’s and we look forward to working with them again. Their donation, support and kindness is greatly appreciated.”
Photo credit – Adwaiz
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Newcastle Goju-Ryu Karate Academy
Our thanks go to everyone at the Newcastle Goju-Ryu Karate Academy for supporting the work of the Pink Ribbon Foundation during October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Members raised awareness for the cause by wearing PINK belts during the month and collected £254 via donations. This is a great amount and will help support those with a breast cancer diagnosis. Thank you!
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PC Melonie Powell and colleagues
Our thanks go to PC Melonie Powell and colleagues from the Training Centre at Sulhamstead who organised a special PINK charity day during October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month to raise vital funds to support the work of the Pink Ribbon Foundation. In preparation for the day, work shirts were dyed PINK (thanks to PC Matthew Wood), tutu’s were purchased, candy cones made and cakes baked. The team enjoyed a range of FUNdraising activities on the day, including a raffle and raised £323 to support those with breast cancer. We hope everyone enjoyed their first charity day and look forward to working you all again next year. Thank you!
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