Weʼre raising £400 to supply Positivity Packs to women suffering with Breast cancer and under going treatment.
- Northampton, United Kingdom
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Thank you to everyone who has donated to sponsor a postivity pack so far in 2017. This year I’m looking to continue to help support a great cause by putting together more sponsored Positivity Packs that will be given to woman who are dealing with Breast Cancer. So far for 2018 we have received enough sponsorship to donate 15 positivity packs.
For the month of March I‘m taking part in 10,000 steps a day for cancer and all money raised will go towards putting postivity packs.
The packs will be distributed to a local charity Breast Friends who support women going through chemo and radiotherapy in Northampton and surrounding areas.
A message from Breast Friends Northampton:
We provide emotional and practical support through our monthly meetings, Wellbeing events, wellbeing walks, surgery pillows & drain bags and Chemotherapy kit bags.
We were really excited recently when Samantha donated some gorgeous ‘Positivity Packs’ to Breast Friends Northampton. The items are not only lovely but quality, practical products that can really make a difference to someone going through treatment.
We chose to give these Positivity Packs to our members going through Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer.
Often people compare treatments as easier but they are not easier, just different.
Radiotherapy is relentless, often a patient will have to go every week day for 4-6 weeks.
Side effects can be short term and long term including skin sensitivity and damage, swelling, pain, lymphedema, sore throat, muscular aches, severe tiredness and fatigue.
Radiotherapy usually comes at the end of the active treatment plan when a member has possibly had to endure many emotional and physical challenges including a breast cancer diagnosis, surgery and possibly chemotherapy. These Positivity Packs can lift a person for the next stage of their treatment providing them not only practical items to help alleviate and possibly heal side effects but also offer comfort and kindness at a difficult time.
Thank you from all of us at Breast Friends Northampton for all of your kindness and support ❤️👭
Whats included in the pack:-
Aloe toothgel which helps with mouth ulcers and contains no flouride.
Aloe gelly to help with hair loss and dry skin plus can be taken orally to help with ulcers in the month and throat which is very common.
Aloe deodorant stick which has no aluminium which unfortunately is a chemical linked to breast cancer.
Aloe lips to help soothe those dry lips.
Soft comfy socks.
Dark nail varnish as this helps protect the nails during treatment.
Put together in a bag with a postivity card with your personal message included.
These are none profit packs and cost £15 to sponsor a pack which covers the cost to put them together. The socks, nail varnish, and aloe lips are all donated by myself.
Please add your message when making oyur donation if you wish to be put on your positivity card that will be included. You will then be sent a photo of your pack and where it is going.
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Jan 14, 2018
Mostly for giving up on dry Jan but never an issue for such a good cause. Also nice to have some beers while liverpool won.
Jan 13, 2018
Best of luck with the fundraising and to all those ladies needing these packs x
Jan 10, 2018
Great idea Sam! Hopefully you will raise this money quickly and support thos ladies battle! Good luck.
Oct 20, 2017
Thank you so much, my sister received hers recently and was so pleased with all of the things she got. You really do make a difference xx
Oct 17, 2017
this is such a great thing your doing Samantha and JamCrackers IT Support are more than happy to sponsor a pack
Oct 17, 2017
What a lovely idea. good luck with the fundraising.
Oct 16, 2017
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Two years ago I help an organisation called helping handbags put together handbags containing personal items to give to homeless women. Due to the support we had with this I was able to donate 200 filled bags over an 8 week period to those that needed them.
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