Galliers Homes has announced that it is sponsoring a range of events in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support this year.
Sharon Taylor, Marketing Executive with Galliers, said that the major sponsorship package is a continuing arrangement with the charity.
“Macmillan Cancer Support in Shropshire is such a worthwhile organisation providing essential services in the county.
“Last year we were the Headline Sponsor for the Coracle World Championships and in addition raised over £6,000 and we are delighted to again be providing essential funding for some of their brilliant events in 2019.
“As well as the corporate backing deal we will be taking part in some of the days and will be raising money through personal fundraising so the amount will well exceed last year.
“Our staff will also be acting as volunteers at some of the events so we will be contributing in a range of ways, as well as having fun!” she said.
Galliers Homes are supporting a wide range events across the county throughout the year, which are:
Kate Thomas, Shropshire Fundraising Manager for Macmillan Cancer Support,commented:
“We are absolutely delighted to be working so closely with Galliers Homes on such a selection of diverse events across the county. All of the money raised will help Macmillan Cancer Support to be there for anyone living with cancer in Shropshire from the moment they are diagnosed, helping them to live life as fully as they can.”
Money raised by events such as the ones mentioned above can help fund a wide range of Macmillan professional roles in Shropshire.
Macmillan currently has 12 clinical nurse specialists at Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust, each specialising in a different tumour site. These include:
Generous donations made by local Macmillan supporters, like Galliers Home, could help fund Macmillan nurses, like those mentioned above.
To find out how you can support Macmillan Cancer Support in Shropshire, please contact Kate Thomas, Regional Fundraising Manager, on 07894 936358.
To find out about Macmillan services in Shropshire, please visit www.macmillan.org.uk