Blog posts : "General"

High Speed Minis

The Isle of Man Mini Meet held their 2 day event again in July and raised £552.96 for us. The money was raised by people paying £15 to be driven round the race track at Jurby at high speed by a local rally driver. Over 30 Minis from the Island took part in the weekend and we are very grateful to al…

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Thanks Steven!

Thanks Steven!
Steven Downward ran the Great North Run in 1hr 35mins! He raised a brilliant £465 for us. Thank you so much to Steven and those who sponsored him.

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Equiom Boost!

Equiom boost!
A massive thank you to the staff at Equiom (IOM) Ltd who presented Sharon with a cheque for a fabulous £2500! They raised the money from their dress down days and other fundraising events.

 L to R, John Ronan, Will Challoner, Kelly Creamer, Sharon Maddrell and Emma Corlett

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Survivors Conference

We attended the first ' Isle of Man Cancer Survivorship Conference' held at Mount Murray on Friday 26th Sept.It was a great success with presentations from those who are on the same journey and an update from health professionals on service developments on the Isle of Man. Hopefully it will return n…

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Fantastic £501.50 catch!

The recent 3rd annual Manx Boat Fishing Festival raised £501.50 for us! I met with organisers  Jamie Hinchliffe and Michael Emery to collect the cheque. Thank you so much for supporting our charity for the second year.
MIchael, Sharon and Jamie

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Boot Sale Support

Thank you to Julie Midghall and family, Peter, Hannah and Chloe for raising £136.70 from a Car Boot Sale on the 17th August. The cupboards will be emptier, and all in a good cause!

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Steven running for IOM Breastcare

Thank you and Good Luck to Steven Downward who is taking part in the Great North Run on September 7th and raising money for us. We will post a photo as soon as we can.

Inca Trail Sponsorship please.

Jackie Elliot, one of our committee members, is taking on the Inca Trail in Peru in November. She has b…

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£500 Turkey Trumps

 We have just received a cheque for £500 from the Island’s Central Marts. It was from the auction of a turkey at their Christmas Mart. Farmer Kenny Sloane came up trumps and provided the turkey. Our thanks go to all at Central Marts for their generosity and continued support of our Charity.

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Money for a Moustache

We have received £300 from Brian Byers, a Director of Acclaim Ltd. A Corporate Services Provider in Douglas. Brian grew a moustache for ‘Movember’ and raised the money through sponsorship. Thank you to everyone who gave money and supported our Charity’

 I’m sure you do know that November is …

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Breast stroke for Breast Care

Shona Ward the daughter of our dear friend Glynis who passed away in 2011, took part in a sponsored swim on October 5th at Tooting Bec Lido, Englands largest open air pool at 91metres. 200 brave people took part, swimming 22 lengthts or 2km. Shona got the biggest cheer of anyone as she came in last!…

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Thanks to Peel Charity Shop

Peel Charity Shop distributes their funds to mainly local charities twice a
year, each time giving over £30,000!  Once again they are generously supporting IOM Breastcare with a donation of
.  Thanks to everyone involved, keep up the good work.
Beryl Tippett and Secretary Margaret Lo…

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Bollywood style bonus

On September 5th, Shri and his Team at ‘Kurries and Steaks’ Summerhill, Douglas, held a joint fundraising event Bollywood style, for IOM Breast Care and Breakthrough Breast Cancer. He put on a lovely 3 course Indian meal with wine. Tickets sold for £20 and we held a raffle on the evening. Each chari…

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Generous Wheelers

Dot Tilbury sent a cheque from The Viking Wheelers Cycling Club for £556.83. The money was raised from various charity events held by the club in memory of former member Alex Forrest. Alex’s widow selected IOM Breast Care to be the recipient of the proceeds for 2013. Thank you to everyone involved a…

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Dressing down pays up.

Lloyds Banking Group Dress Down Charity Committee sent a cheque for £300. Sally McNally from the bank nominated our charity. Thank you to all at Lloyds TSB Offshore Ltd for your generosity.


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Parish Walk puts on pounds!

The staff at Majestic Wealth in Douglas presented a cheque  for £411 to Paulene Lamb last week. Stephanie Quayle from the company took part in the Parish Walk in June and not only completed the full  85 miles but finished 28th overall and was the 7th lady to finish! What a star! She was sponsored by…

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Southern Dippers cool £1646

We have received another lovely big donation from the ‘Southern Dippers’ a bunch of hardy souls that complete 4 New Years’ Day dips one after another!  The first is at Chapel Beach, then Port St Mary inner harbour, Gansey Beach and finally Port Erin.

Lenny Conroy has been organising the eve…

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What a Whopper!

We have just received a whopping donation of £1576.50 from Jamie
Hinchliffe, administrator of Manx Fishing Boats. Jamie, who organises an
annual 3 day Fishing Festival, contacted Sharon early in the year to say he would be raising money for our charity over the weekend. Little did we know how much it…

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We'll miss Louise

We had to say goodbye to Louise Smith last week. She passed away after bravely fighting a recurrence of cancer. Louise took part in 3 of our
Fashion Shows and was a lovely bubbly lady. We will miss her and send our love to her family.

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Ladies Night Donation

Grahame Lawrence from the St Maughold Lodge of the Freemasons, held a Ladies Night recently and presented cheques for £1000 to our Group and to the Macmillan Nurses. Thank you so much.

Photo L to R Pat Cook from Macmillan, Grahame Lawrence and Linda
Strickett and Paulene Lamb from Isle of man Breast …

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Thanks Helen!

Thank you to Helen Gough, a member of our Group and one of our top models! Helen held a sale of designer clothes and accessories recently belonging to herself, her daughters and friends. She raised £250 for us.

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