Archive for category: Volunteering
27
March
2019

 Mother’s Day story

Big-hearted Carol McAdam and her lovely daughter Joanna share a very close bond – and a deep desire to help other people. Carol’s husband Jim works abroad for much of the year. When he’s away, the pair spend a lot of time with each other and Mum admits she couldn’t do without her 11-year-old daughte...

26
September
2018

New bra-fitting service for breast cancer survivors

Breast cancer survivor Betty McKee has taken on a brand new voluntary role giving vital support to local women. Betty, a retired psychiatric nurse from Downpatrick, has volunteered to become a specialist bra and swimwear fitter for women who have gone through breast cancer surgery. The free bra-fitt...

07
August
2015

Our new charity partner – Sainsbury’s Newry

We are pleased to announce that Sainsbury’s Newry has chosen Cancer Focus NI as its new Local Charity of the Year! We’d like to thank Sainsbury’s customers and we are looking forward to a year of support through fundraising. This valuable partnership will also help us raise awareness of cancer...

20
October
2014

New Holywood charity shop

The sun shone for TV weather forecaster Cecilia Daly as she cut the ribbon for the official opening of our new charity shop in Holywood High Street. Cecilia joined shop manager Michelle Fordyce and other members of staff and shop volunteers for the ceremony while customers were treated to special Ca...