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Fundraising for Cordwainers Charities

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  • Event: Marsden March 2017, 19 Mar 2017

Cordwainers Charities

The Master's charity for 2016/17 is the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. Each year the Master Cordwainer chooses a charity which members fundraise for. We also support footwear education, the Royal Society for Blind Children, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, the Royal Free Hospital and almshouses.

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On Sunday 19th March 2017, I will be taking part in the Marsden March to raise money for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity (via the Livery Company I work for, the Cordwainers Company).

The Marsden March is a 14 mile walk from the Royal Marsden Hospital in Chelsea to the Royal Marsden Hospital in Sutton.

Hopefully the sun will be shining for the walk but who knows with our weather.  Regardless of sun or rain (or snow!) I will be walking and I'm doing it for the simple reason that there isn't anyone I know that has not be affected by cancer. 

Whether it is personal experience or having to watch a family member or friend battle the disease, the sad fact is that everyone will encounter cancer.  Since deciding to take part in this event, I have been mentioning it to friends and it is incredible how many have told me their own stories of cancer, and the Royal Marsden.

The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity raises funds to support the vital, world-leading work of the Royal Marsden Hospital in diagnosing and treating cancer.  Through my job, I have been able to visit the hospital to see their work and to speak to a number of their staff members and have been struck by their passion and commitment to not only providing the best care for their patients but to finding ways to cure cancer so that others do not have to suffer in the future.

Thank you for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.

Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving - they'll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they'll send your money directly to the charity. So it's the most efficient way to donate - saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

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