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climbing 3 mountains within 24hrs for Breast Cancer Care because I thrive on a challenge ...

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  • Event: The Three Peaks Challenge, 15 Sep 2012 to 16 Sep 2012

Breast Cancer Care

We offer care, support and information to anyone affected by breast cancer

Charity Registration No. in England and Wales 1160558, Scotland SC045584

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Hi everyone!

On the 15th September 2012 I will be climbing Ben Nevis, Scarfell Pike and Snowdon within 24 hours to raise money for the charity Breast Cancer Care. The challenge includes around 24 miles of hill walking, seperated by two long drives.

Ben Nevis

Scarfell Pike

Snowdon

As I am sure most of you are aware Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in the UK with around 50,000 people being diagnosed with the disease each year, around 300 of them men.

Here are a few examples of how your money could help:

£5 pays for someone to learn about breast awareness at a community-based workshop.

£10 pays to provide a comprehensive, easy-to-understand information pack for someone newly diagnosed with breast cancer.

£24 pays for an expert team to talk with a caller in confidence about any questions or worries they may have about breast health or as a result of their breast cancer diagnosis or treatment.

£52 pays for a personal appointment to help women cope with the distress of hair loss from cancer treatment. As well as practical advice and information, clients have the chance to try scarves and hats and find something which suits them.

£132 pays to connect someone going through breast cancer with a trained volunteer who has had a similar experience to them.

£192 pays for a health worker to run breast health workshops in their community. The two-day course builds the skills and confidence to promote breast awareness, covering signs, symptoms and risks, and promoting the importance of early detection and breast screening.

Thanks 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 and make sure Gift Aid is reclaimed on every eligible donation by a UK taxpayer. So it’s the most efficient way to donate - I raise more, whilst saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

So please dig deep and donate now.

Wish me luck :)

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