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Relay for Life

August 31, 2015

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!!

August 24, 2015

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!

March 13, 2015

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

January 23, 2015

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!!

January 16, 2015

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

January 16, 2015

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!

November 27, 2014

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

November 27, 2014

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!

October 24, 2014

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!

October 24, 2014

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

September 29, 2014

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!

September 8, 2014

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

September 6, 2014

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

August 18, 2014

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

January 29, 2014

 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

December 28, 2013

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

October 31, 2013

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

October 18, 2013

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
£2000
.  Thanks to everyone involved, keep up the good work.
Chairman
Beryl Tippett and Secretary Margaret Lo…

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Bollywood style bonus

October 4, 2013

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

October 4, 2013

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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