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A Regal birthday donation!

Helen King presented Sharon with a cheque for £1000.30!! She celebrated her 60th birthday recently (doesn’t look it does she?!) as well as 15 years clear of breast cancer. She held a garden party with a raffle, a quiz and lots of cake and wine. She raised just over £2000 in lieu of presents, to be …

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Game, set and match!

The Friday morning ladies club at Arbory Lawn Tennis Club have raised £86 for us. Thank you ladies it is very much appreciated.

£928!! How great is that?

Jackie and Sharon have just been presented with a cheque from Louise Beech, her husband Richard and daughter Imogen, Louise was diagnosed with breast cancer 3 years ago and we were able to give her and her family a little bit of help. They organised a 'Night at the Races' at Colby Football Club and …

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Dress Down raises £522.44

Three BIG Cheers to the staff of Zurich Financial Services for raising and donating £522.44 from one of their monthly ‘Dress Down’ days. Thank you to everyone who gave so generously.

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Have a Heart!


Sarah (lovely) Surgeon has very kindly offered to make (free of charge) heart shaped cushions for patients after surgery or radiotherapy. These lovely cushions are so soft and made with loose covers for washing. The ribbon can go on top of the shoulder if you like to keep it in place. Sarah will m…

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Late Xmas pressy, £500!

Yet again the very generous people at the Christmas Mart
auctioned a 20lb turkey supplied as usual by Kenny Sloane. They raised money for 3 charities this year. IOM Breastcare, Hospice and The Motor Neurone Association. Their continued support is really appreciated.


The cheque was presented by R…

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Pilates Raffle raises £310

Thank you to Lizzy Main of Pilates Isle of Man, who kindly held a Christmas raffle at all her classes, raising a fabulous £310! The photo shows Lizzy in the centre and Scott from Filbey's Restaurant, Peel, who generously donated a meal for 2 as one of the prizes.

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Swim to Scotland!

Congratulations to two mermaids! Fiona Ango and Martina O'Brien who completed a 'Swim to Scotland' challenge at the Palace pool. They both completed a staggering 1,733 length swim, which is the same distance as The Point of Ayre to Burrowhead in Dumfries!! They raised £205 for us. Thank you so much…

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Kyle's 'beard off' day.


Saturday was "Beard off" day at the Quay Barber, Clinch's Court, Douglas, for Kyle Jones who had not had a shave for exactly a year! He has been collecting sponsor money for us and we will get back with the amount he raised. He has fabulous RED hair and we watched as the barber first cut his h…

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Fashion for Life 2015 raises £18,278!

An incredibly fun evening raising vital funds for our charity. The show, which this year was being sponsored by Lasenby Knox and once again supported by M&S and Shoprite, was  compered by Dot Tilbury MBE and Geoff Corkish MBE MLC.
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RL360 Bake off raises £87.50p

RL360 held a ‘Bake off’ in their Office recently and raised £87.40. The photo shows judges Denzil Williams and Jill Evans. Tough job! Jill was also a model in this year’s Fashion for Life. Thank you to all at RL360 for taking part and for their donations.

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Lasenby Knox sponsor 'Fashion for Life'

Sharon Maddrell, centre, Chair of Isle of Man Breast Care, receives a £2,500 cheque on behalf of the charity from Lasenby Knox Managing Director Steve Locking, and Lasenby Knox Financial Consultant Kathy Mitchell at the company’s Knox House offices in Finch Road, Douglas. Isle of Man Breast Care’s F…

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Bake Off donation

Thanks to staff from Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement who held their annual 'Bake Off' charity event recently and raised £90 for us.

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Relay for Life

The National Sports Centre saw the 6th annual ‘Relay for Life’ in aid of Cancer Research UK. Our Group members along with a good crowd of other ‘Survivors’ helped to lead off the 24 hour relay of 59 Fundraising Teams at 12pm on Saturday, finishing at 12pm on Sunday. Last year raised £53,000 by the D…

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Moira's 80 and we get the present!!

Moira Marshall who was 80 last week, asked that family and friends make a  donation to our charity in lieu of presents. She has just handed me £600!!  Thank you Moira, and Oh to be so popular!!

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Trek raises £500!

We recently had a cheque presentation at The Grill in The Park, Douglas. In November, Jackie Elliott (one of our top models in Fashion for Life!) and her friend Liz Geldart took part in a charity trek to Machu Picchu in Peru. They raised money mainly for IOM Anti Cancer, but also £500 for us. They …

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Last of the Turkey from Central Marts

CENTRAL MARTS presented a cheque for £620 recently. This was raised as usual from their annual Christmas turkey raffle. Kenny Sloane again provided the turkey. They have been our supporters for many years now and this amount is the best yet! Thank you to everyone at the Mart, we really appreciate y…

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Oh yes they did!!

The cast of ‘Puss in Boots’ Panto had 2 bucket collections for us at the Gaiety during it’s run over Christmas and New Year. They raised a fabulous £763.03! Our good friends and supporters Gary Chatel, Sonia Callin, Dot Tilbury and David Artus were the principal characters. Thank you to every…

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RBS kick off our New Year

Happy New Year from RBS International at Robert Pearson House in Douglas. We were one of their 14 nominated charities for 2014 and they have sent a cheque for £200 as a share of money raised throughout the year from Casual Dress days.

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Finger pickin' good!

The guitar concert on Saturday the 22nd November at the Peel Centenary Centre was a great success and a total of £1437.84 was raised for our charity. All the brilliant acts gave their time free of charge and Island Drainage and Groundworks sponsored the hire of the Centre. Thank you to everyone who…

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