Denis Brooks (right) raised £350.00 for GMAVSG cycling 100km sponsored cycle. Pictured with his friend, Alan Grieve, a member of the Mesothelioma Support Group.
Mark Richardson (left) gives a cheque for £435.00 To Vera Rigby, GMAVSG Trustee, raised at a charity cricket match at Sowerby St. Peter’s Cricket Club. Mark is pictured with friend and wife Pauline on extreme right, who also played in the match.
Breathtaking Cycle to raise awareness of mesothelioma
The beginning at Glasgow and the finish in Southampton
Three asbestos campaigners, Katrina London, Paul Granville and Jason Addy completed a breathtaking cycle ride from Glasgow to Southampton to raise awareness of mesothelioma and to call for government funded research into this terrible disease. They stopped at asbestos ‘hot spots’ on route and were met by asbestos victims and supporters to publicise the aims of the journey.
To see a blog of the journey . . . www.breathtaking-journey.com
John O'Groats to Lands End for Mesothelioma Research
Carl Ross who lost his father to mesotheolioma is cycling from John O'Groats to Lands End to raise money for the June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund.
Carl's mother, Lauren, is a member of the Greater Manchester Mesotheolioma Action Group and is delighted that her son is taking on this challenging ride for mesothelioma research.
"Donating through Justgiving is quick, easy and totally secure. It’s also the most efficient way to sponsor me: June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund gets your money faster and, if you’re a UK taxpayer, Justgiving makes sure 25% in Gift Aid, plus a 3% supplement, are added to your donation.
Carl's web page below giving details on the ride and how to give support."
Ben Nevis Ascent
The climb was to raise money for asbestos support groups and for the national organisation under Tony Whitson, in my resolution to the UCATT conference I have called for closer ties with groups like yours in the interest of best representation at every level for asbestos sufferers. The event raised around £2,500, £500 went to the CSC.
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