The Mix96 Box of Bras campaign is back for breast cancer awareness month after the incredible success of 2017 that saw them collect over 6,000 bras! Determined to make this year even bigger, the Buckinghamshire based radio station is going all out and aiming to create 30 collection points across the county and improve on …Read more
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Jeanne Chattoe, from Witney, is the founder of Witney in the Pink, an event that has been held in the town since 2000 and raised over £250,000 for Against Breast Cancer. After losing her sister Delia to breast cancer in 1994, and twice overcoming the disease herself, Jeanne was determined to raise money towards breast …Read more
Jive+ proved once again that they could step it up with their latest Jiveathon, fifty jivers in pink T-shirts and some with pink faces kept going for 12 hours of non-stop jiving raising an astonishing £30,000! Many of the couples managed to complete the full twelve hours, without missing a step these intrepid ‘soles’ tripped …Read more
September saw the appointment of two new Research Fellowships at Oriel College. The Against Breast Cancer Fellowships provide research support for some of the country’s leading scientists and clinicians performing breast cancer research at the University of Oxford. The announcement was made by the Provost of Oriel, Neil Mendoza at a special event held at …Read more
Statistics tell us that one in eight women will receive a breast cancer diagnosis during their lifetime and regrettably for one member of the Against Breast Cancer fundraising team in May 2018 our colleague Allie became that ‘one’, this is Allie’s journey. For the past 6 years Allie has given support and advice to fundraisers …Read more