Back in January this year, right at the start of the umpteenth lockdown, Alison began an epic fundraising run - Lands End to John O'Groats (874 miles in a year). Of course she couldn't leave her town so her run has been a virtual one, running around the town time and time and time again. As of the end of June she is officially half way - 437 miles. Here are her high (and low) lights so far: "I'd often heard people say that running kept them sane but I'd never experienced that
This month we were lucky enough to be featured in the Health Section of the Daily Telegraph newspaper. Brian had been interviewed, talking about the isolation he experienced during his cancer treatment, despite being surrounded by friends and family. This same isolation has been experienced by so many of us during the pandemic but it has been amplified for those alone with cancer. And now, as restrictions are eased and we meet again with friends and family, isolation continue
We want to take the 5 senses of summer to those people living with cancer who are still isolated and cut off. Many of us are now experiencing more freedoms to see friends and family but for those with a cancer diagnosis isolation is still very real, whether it be in hospital or at home. To help connect them with others and feel less alone we're running a letter writing competition, asking you to write and donate your letters, the contents sharing the senses of summer, be they
To help us with our Donate A Letter collections, we have a new PO Box address. Donate A Letter PO Box 6033 Ascot SL5 5FH This address is in use from today but don't worry if you have recently sent a letter to our old address - we will still be collecting from there for the next couple of weeks as we don't want any letters to go astray. We look forward to collecting your letters - thank you so much.
As part of our 5 SENSES OF SUMMER campaign we are running a competition to encourage letter writers to contribute to our Donate A Letter scheme to tackle the social isolation experienced by cancer patients. We have a fantastic prize to give away – a copy of the book of photographs All The Love In TheWorld and a free place on Letters Connect July workshop. The competition will run from 15th June 2021 to 15th July 2021. COMPETITION TERMS & CONDITIONS Please read these terms ca