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Majestic chooses CHILDREN with CANCER UK as Charity of the Year 2013

Following an extensive selection process, we are proud to announce that our Charity of the Year for 2013 will be Children with Cancer UK.

Children with Cancer UK

 

Children with Cancer UK is the leading national children’s charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer. Over 3,300 youngsters, including infants and babies are diagnosed with cancer every year in the UK. Not so long ago a diagnosis of leukaemia – the most common childhood cancer – was a virtual death sentence. Today, thanks to advances in research and treatment, 80% of children with leukaemia survive. Sadly, this is not true for all forms of childhood cancer.

Children with Cancer UK is one of the UK’s leading funders of research into childhood cancer. They fund life saving research into the causes, prevention and treatment of childhood cancer. They work to protect young lives through essential welfare and campaigning programmes.

Majestic will be raising money and awareness through collection tins in stores, mobile phone and printer cartridge recycling and staff fundraising activities, such as the brutal Marathon du Medoc, which last year took place in 36 degrees of excruciating heat.

If you would like to make a donation to Children with Cancer UK, please visit Majestic’s Just Giving page here.