Over the years, Cherie has been involved with many charities. Here are some links to the work she’s been supporting. To read more visit About Cherie.
In this issue of Spotlight, find out about fundraising successes from London and Sheffield, read feedback from families who have taken a break at Malcolm Sargent House and see pictures of our newest Home from Home project.
Over 400 people ran the London Marathon for CLIC Sargent this spring, raising around £700,000 for young cancer patients and their families. Among those going the distance was our CEO, Lorraine Clifton.
At Malcolm Sargent House, our holiday home in Ayrshire, we offer free breaks to families so they can spend time together away from the everyday challenges of childhood cancer. Read what families have told us about their stays here.
Over 1,000 groups took part in this year's Wig Wednesday on 22 May to raise money and awareness of our support for young cancer patients. Among these was The Rawson Spring pub in Sheffield, where staff not only donned wigs but also wore their pyjamas and slippers to work!
When she was 14, Megan Blunt wrote Chemotherapy, Cakes and Cancer, an A-Z of tips, information and support for teenagers who, like her, were going through cancer treatment. She has now updated her book, which is published by CLIC Sargent. Find out the story behind the book and read a copy online.
This month 200 bank employees took part in the Santander Flame Relay, travelling across the UK by rickshaw, tandem bicycle and more, seeking to raise £90,000 for CLIC Sargent.
Construction work has begun on CLIC Sargent's first Home from Home in Northern Ireland, which will provide free accommodation for families of children undergoing cancer treatment at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children. Read more about how the project is going and see photos from behind the scenes.
Nefe Etomi from London has raised more than £3,000 for CLIC Sargent by skydiving for her friend Emeka, who died this year. The two had spent time together in Paul's House, CLIC Sargent's Home from Home in London, while Emeka was receiving treatment for cancer.
Each week through to 31 July you have the chance to win an iPad Mini, courtesy of our new mobile phone partner, Donate Mobile.