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Thanks for supporting Witney in the Pink Day
10:00am Wednesday 17th October 2012 in Letters
Sir – I would like to thank all involved in making Against Breast Cancer’s Witney in the Pink Day so special again this year.
The shop windows all looked fantastic – thanks for such a great effort with the displays. The town looked great and the atmosphere was really buzzing thanks to all the entertainers who so willingly gave up their time. Thank you to all of them.
Thanks also to Laughing Stock for donating the balloons, John Wharton who donated the helium and Saira Khan for opening the event on October 6.
We raised over £5,000 on the day itself and money is still coming in – already we have exceeded last year’s total.
All money raised goes to fund the Diet and Lifestyle Study, taking place in 56 hospitals across the UK, including the Churchill Hospital in Oxford. The ultimate aim is to develop a vaccine against breast cancer. This work is being carried out by the Against Breast Cancer research team at Westminster University and is funded entirely by public donations.
Sincere and heartfelt thanks to everyone who collected, helped with the stalls, and made cakes, with special thanks to the Witney Against Breast Cancer Action Group who organised the day, gave up time and put in a tremendous amount of effort to make the day so successful.
Last, by no means least, thank you to all the people who gave us so much support and donated so generously.
Jeanne Chattoe, Against Breast Cancer, Witney