Specsavers in Coalville raised more than £60 for Cancer Research UK with a bake off themed cake sale, as part of the Stand Up to Cancer campaign. The team offered delicious sweet and chocolatey treats in return for donations.

A worthy cause 

Store director, Shailan Ruparelia, commented: ‘Staff had great fun channelling their inner bakers, and the cakes went down a treat for customers and passers-by. 

‘We understand the difficulties faced by cancer sufferers and so supporting this charity is something we all bought into. We’d like to say a big thanks to the local community, who always do all they can to support us with our fundraising efforts.’

Cancer Research UK is the world’s largest independent cancer research charity and aims to save lives by researching new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.

Stand Up to Cancer is an annual fundraising campaign, run by Cancer Research UK, that aims to raise awareness and funds to increase the progress and developments of life-saving cancer research.

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