We are asking schools, businesses, organisations, community groups and individuals to get involved and raise awareness of childhood cancer by participating in our SUPER-HERO campaign this September.
By registering, you will be kept informed via our newsletter which will also contain details of any open events alongside how to obtain our special awareness / fundraising packs for September. You can also opt out at any time.
Schools - visit our dedicated page for schools Click Here
Eddy was a normal healthy little boy before he was diagnosed with Bone Cancer in August 2012. Over a three-year period, Eddy had to endure over 100 high-dose chemotherapy sessions, 12 operations which included his left leg being amputated, three lung surgeries, bowel surgery, brain surgery, countless blood and platelets transfusions, over 45 scans of various types and too-many-to-count medicine infusions. Read Eddy's story here...
Like most parents, the thought never crossed our mind our child would get cancer. Having to watch Eddy suffer so much to the hands of this disease was horrendous, we just wanted to take it away from him and let him have his childhood back again. Nobody can tell us how or why this happened. Apparently, studies say it was "bad luck".Jon & Claudia, Eddy's Parents.
Did you know the GOLD ribbon is representative of childhood cancer?
Sadly, most people are not aware the GOLD ribbon is representative of Childhood Cancer and that the month of September is officially Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (#CCAM). You can help raise awareness by wearing a GOLD ribbon.
This is our new specially designed GOLD ribbon pin badge, 3D Design with butterfly clutch fastening. It is 2cm in height and of high quality, being made from Zinc alloy and Electro plated in Gold.
We are working with some of the U.K.’s best research centres such as the University of Oxford, Leeds Institute of Cancer and Pathology, and University Hospitals of Birmingham and Nottingham with more to follow pending on their research projects which are in relation to those cancer types that mainly effect young people.
Despite our charity being in it's infant years, because we pass on 100% of donations, we have already started to fund a project at Oxford is ATACSeq which is a fairly new but extremely useful technique that marks out specific cells involved in causing infant leukaemia. Another project we are funding is at Leeds to research the bone cancer cells that are responsible for disease progression and relapse.
We are currently looking at further research projects to fund so why not get involved this September and do some fundraising or make a donation to help make this happen.