As part of a year long partnership, Majestic has raised £55,000 for Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres, our Charity of the Year 2011.
This fantastic sum was raised by collection tins in stores, mobile phone and sat nav recycling, staff activities, raffles and social events over the year. Staff fundraising activities included the Brighton Marathon, Reading Half Marathon, a Sky Dive and the Marathon du Médoc, a 26.3 mile race around Bordeaux’s famous vineyards.
“I would firstly like to thank all the staff at Majestic for choosing us as their Charity of the Year. Not only by doing so have you helped us to raise awareness but to raise such a significant sum is truly magnificent and will go a long to helping people affected by cancer. Your hard work and dedication is very much appreciated – thank you very much.”
Laura Lee, Chief Executive, Maggie’s
Maggie’s Centres, based next to NHS hospitals, offer free, comprehensive support for anyone affected by cancer. At the centres, people can access information on cancer and its treatment, seek confidential counselling as well as participate in nutritional workshops, art and writing classes and support groups. Visitors do not need to make an appointment, or be referred, and all the services and facilities are free.