January 2018 News! Now all the monies have been added up we are pleased to announce an update to the total raised from the 2017 World Championship event!
Through the race entrance fee, team fundraising efforts and other donations, it's now increased to an amazing £33,700 - and all for MacMillan Cancer Support.
Many thanks to those who participated, donated and helped make race day a truly brilliant and unique experience.
Picture shows (from left to right): John Hughes, Managing Director of J T Hughes (main sponsor), Kate Thomas from the Macmillan charity, Jayney Davies from the Coracle race organising committee, and Tudor Griffiths, Managing Director of the TG Group (largest fund-raisers).
The event has been running since 1997 and has been covered by County and National media
Teams and sponsors of the event have helped raise over £200,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support
It costs £300 to enter a team of 4 individuals into the event. It’s great for family, friends and workplace
The relay race and evening party all takes place at the Pengwern Boat Club in Shrewsbury Quarry
By 2020, nearly 1 in 2 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Macmillan wants to ensure that no one faces cancer alone and support is available for people and their families when they need it most. Macmillan provides services to support people with cancer and their loved ones from the moment they’re diagnosed, through their treatment and beyond. From help with money worries and advice about work, to someone who’ll listen if people just want to talk; Macmillan is there.
In 2015 we spent a record £165.5 million on people affected by cancer, a 9% increase from the year before. AND… we reached 5.8 million people affected by cancer, including more than 778,000 people who were supported by our professionals.
There are currently 39 Macmillan Services posts in Shropshire. They range from Macmillan GP’s, to Clinic Nurses Specialists, to Therapists, Support Managers and Benefit advisors. Some are in funding and others may be out of funding but still undergoing Macmillan training. This is to support the 17,000 people who are currently living with cancer here in Shropshire
JT Hughes Group were our main sponsor for 2017. We are also extremely grateful to Live The Adventure for being our Safety Partners. We have a number of corporate sponsorship opportunities including entering the race card to promote your business or sponsoring a set of team bibs. We can also help you with your own fundraising efforts and your chance to win The Richard Baylis Cup for top fundraisers. Click the button below for more details.VIEW SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITES
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Macmillan Cancer Support Fundraising: Kate Thomas 07894 936358
Corporate sponsorship: Grant Williams 07736 152392
Event location: Pengwern Boat House, Shrewsbury SY3 7BD
Event date: Friday 14th September 2018 | Race starts: 14.30
Organised in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, registered charity in England and Wales (261017), Scotland (SC039907) and the Isle of Man (604). Also operating in Northern Ireland.
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