Cancer Research UK
About Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK are the world’s leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research. They are fighting cancer on all fronts, finding new and better ways to prevent, diagnose and treat it to save more lives. Survival rates have doubled in the last 40 years and they have been at the heart of that progress.
But sadly, too many lives are still being devastated by cancer with one in four people dying from the disease.
Tomorrow could be a different story with your support!
Why I have Chosen Cancer Research UK
Like so many other people I have lost people close to my heart to Cancer. So it is somewhat in their memory that I raise money for Cancer Research UK. I have previously done a number of events to raise funds for Cancer Research UK, e.g. The Great North Run and the London Marathon, however this time it is something different than a charity run or bike ride (and to be honest not may people would sponsor me to do a bike ride). So in memory of:
- My Grandma
- My father-in-law
- My mother-in-law
Also, being a cyclist I was until recent events a great fan of Lance Armstrong and found his books, particularly his first, very inspiring. Regardless of his recent admissions to cheating and doping the fact remains he has done a lot to raise awareness for cancer and is living proof that it can be beaten.
How to Donate
You can donate to Cancer Research UK by my Virgin Money Giving Page that I have set up. You can either:
- Donate to Cancer Research UK & The RNLI on a 50/50 basis, (my preference) or
- Donate 100% to Cancer Research UK.