Penny’s Pandemicists dig deep to ensure no one faces cancer alone

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Runner and her supergran raise £1600 for Penny Brohn UK

Alice Holwell took on her own virtual 10K race to raise funds for Penny Brohn UK, whilst her dedicated grandma walked laps of her own home!

Virtual fundraising ideas during the coronavirus lockdown

Were you planning on running a half marathon or holding a bake sale this summer? Here are a bunch of virtual fundraising ideas you can do at home!

Meet our 2.6 Challengers

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Susannah’s story

Susannah was diagnosed with breast cancer a couple of months after her wedding. Susannah attended the Living Well course with her husband between finishing chemotherapy and starting surgery. They totally embraced what they had learnt and how they could carry into their lives together. Susannah described Penny Brohn UK as ‘a real life saver’.

Kath’s story

Kath was diagnosed with metastatic neuroendocrine cancer of the small bowel in 2015. Despite the shock of being diagnosed Kath was determined to live life to the full with plenty of experiences and opportunities along the way. One of those new opportunities is volunteering for Penny Brohn UK.

Dame Joan Collins praises cancer charity that supported her sister

Dame Joan Collins praises cancer charity that supported her sister

Photo of our client Filomena and sister Maria at a black tie event

Filomena’s story

Filomena and her sister, Maria, were diagnosed with breast cancer within twenty minutes of each other. Together they received support from Penny Brohn UK; support which they describe as being ‘priceless’.

Photo of our client Mark on a walk

Mark’s story

The shock of being diagnosed with cancer left Mark with anxiety and difficulty sleeping. After attending a course at Penny Brohn UK he felt more at ease with himself and was able to sleep better.