Archive for category: Fundraising / Donations
21
May
2019

Iain cycles FROG in memory of mum

Iain Taylor (45), from Glenravel, got involved with FROG 13 years ago after his mum Elizabeth sadly died from cancer. “My mum was only just retired and was caring for my dad who had Parkinson’s. She had been a nurse practically all her life. She probably didn’t take the same care of her own health....

26
September
2018

Why Tim finds Cancer Focus NI’s counselling a real lifeline

Holywood man Tim Page, who is married to Ruth and has two sons, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in 1984 at just 20 years of age. Since then he has had blood cancer four more times and had been through exhaustive treatments. In December 2017, he had a donor transplant and is recovering well. He...

07
June
2018

Lisa fundraises for her cool Arctic Trek

Newtownabbey woman Lisa Montgomery and her sister Lara Thompson (right) are taking part in the Cancer Focus NI Arctic Trek challenge to raise funds for the charity after their family was badly affected by the disease. Dad James Thompson had first been diagnosed with prostate cancer almost two decade...

30
May
2018

New Cancer Focus NI and Translink partnership

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and Translink have launched a new three year charity partnership with a new ‘Travel to a Healthier Life’ campaign. The partnership, announced ahead of Bus and Train Week (June 4 – 10), will focus on encouraging people to put their best feet forward and adopt a healthier...

26
April
2018

Big Shops Showdown

Local organisations have signed up to raise cash for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland by taking over their charity shops on 27 April 2018 for a high-powered Apprentice-style challenge.  Teams taking part in the Big Shops’ Showdown will be required to get creative and take over the running of the charit...