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Leeds opticians brew up to support cancer charity

23 October, 2014
Specsavers staff in Leeds bake for charity
Specsavers staff in Leeds bake for charity

 

Staff at the Leeds Specsavers have recently raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support by hosting a World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event for customers and fellow retailers.

Over the course of the coffee morning on Friday 26 September the team at Leeds Specsavers collected £120 for the cancer charity.

A cause close to people's hearts
 

There are more than 200 different kinds of cancer and one in three people will be diagnosed with the disease. There are currently two million people living with cancer in the UK and this figure is set to double by 2030.

Louise Hardy, store director at Specsavers in Leeds, said: ‘We all know someone who has been affected by cancer so it’s important to support charities that do such fantastic work to help sufferers and their families.

‘We are thrilled that our loyal customers did what they do best and supported us in raising as much money as possible for Macmillan.’

About Macmillan Cancer Support
 

Each year Macmillan Cancer Support invites employers, volunteers, families and friends across the UK to take part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in September. The event helps to fund medical, emotional, practical and financial support to cancer sufferers and their families. Last year’s event raised more than £20million for the charity.

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