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Cancer charity receives almost £1,000 boost from Owls fans

7 January 2015

 
Thanks to a matchday partnership a charitable organisation that provides care and treatment for people affected by cancer has benefited by almost £1,000.
 
Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity were the matchday charity partner for the Wolves game on Saturday 13 December 2014 and managed to raise an impressive £829.06 thanks to the generosity of Owls fans.
 
The organisations is the only dedicated charity for the hospital and exists to support world-class cancer research and to improve the treatment and care for people living with cancer. 

Throughout 2015 the charity will fund various projects to enable the continued improvement of Weston Park Hospital; including the expansion of research studies, improving the way cancer treatments are delivered and supporting the ongoing care provisions of patients and their families affected by cancer. 

The charity needs to raise more than £1.8 million this year to keep Weston Park Hospital at the forefront of cancer care.
 
Sheffield Wednesday have a charity partner at each home game to help raise the organisations profile and awareness. 
 
Sarah Cross, fundraiser for Weston Park, said: “The charity would like to say a huge thank you to all the supporters for their generous donations at the match against Wolves.
 
“The money raised from the collection will make a huge difference and help us to raise vital funds to support pioneering cancer research and improve treatment and care for thousands of cancer patients across our region.” 
 
For more information on Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity visit www.wphcancercharity.org.uk or call the charity office on 0114 226 5370.


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