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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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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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