Sainsbury’s Birkdale Liverpool Road Raise over £796 for The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation July 7th, 2016 Connor_Henderson Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Sainsbury`s Colleagues presenting a Cheque to Charity Representatives, Left to Right – Paul Heyes Store Manager, Amy Clarke Charity Representative, Samantha The Panther & James Hardiker Store Charity Co-ordinator Colleagues at Sainsbury’s Birkdale Liverpool Road have raised £796.67 to support their local charity, The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation. The store have supported the charity since the 1st July 2015 and previously raised funds through Fancy Dress Competitions, Pumpkin Carving Competitions, Colouring Competitions, Raffles and many more activities. The Presentation took place on the 5th of July. The money raised will be put towards helping to fund four new patient support groups this year in areas across the UK as well as maintaining the existing 49 support groups already successfully established. Money raised through our amazing fundraisers will also help to fund a new nurse led helpline. Amy Clarke from Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation said: “We’re very touched by the generosity of Sainsbury’s Birkdale Liverpool Road colleagues. We are the only charity in the UK solely dedicated to lung cancer and the money the Sainsbury’s Birkdale team have raised will make a big difference in our mission to defeat this horrible disease. We look forward to future fundraising events.” Store Manager, Paul Heyes added: “It’s been fantastic to see the way everyone’s pulled together since we started working with Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation. We’ve enjoyed coming up with ways to support and volunteer for this very worthy cause and it’s great to think that we’re making a positive difference to so many people.” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!