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Support to eat well

Eating well and maintaining a healthy weight is an important part of life; however we know it can be difficult after a cancer diagnosis and/or anti-cancer treatments. Ayrshire and Arran’s dietetic service and the Macmillan Nutrition Team want to ensure that everyone living in Ayrshire with a cancer diagnosis can access high quality evidence-based advice…

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Bladder Cancer

If you have been affected by bladder cancer it can be a long and lonely road. But you don’t have to be alone, you can join up with fellow bladder cancer patients and carers in our small informal group where you can talk to others who know what you are going through. Whether you have…

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What implications does your emotional response to cancer have for your wellbeing?

Participants needed for a study concerning the emotional impact of cancer In the Department of Psychology at the University of Sheffield, we are conducting research into how people of any age with any type of cancer feel about themselves and the consequences those feelings might have for mental health. The study involves filling out a…

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Shop online with easyfundraising.org.uk

By shopping online with easyfundraising.org.uk you can help raise money for Ayrshire Cancer Support. There are no catches and it’s completely free to use. It’s really simple – just shop online via easyfundraising.org.uk with over 2,700 well known retailers like Amazon, Argos, M&S, eBay (and many more!) and whenever you buy something online, the retailer makes a donation to your…

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Ayrshire Charity Goes Digital

In 2008 Ayrshire Cancer Support published a recipe book with the quirky title of ‘On Course for High Tee’s and More’. The book was the brainchild of Mrs Ruby Rowan who at the time was the Chef at Kilmarnock Barassie Golf, with contributions from Chefs at other golf clubs in Ayrshire. The recipe book was…

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Do you own a banger that’s merely gathering dust in the garage?

Then you can do your bit for charity! Giveacar is a UK based fundraising organisation that specialises in donating unwanted and scrap cars to charitable causes throughout the world, including Ayrshire Cancer Support. They provide a FREE service which is available throughout the UK, and can work with you hand-in-hand in the following ways: • They…

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Celebrate the life of a loved one by raising money in their memory

It’s easy on JustGiving. You can make a page in a few minutes and add your own photos and story. It’s quick and secure for people to donate and leave messages. Donations are automatically transferred to Ayrshire Cancer Support, with 25% Gift Aid (when eligible). Click on this link to make an In Memory page:…

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FREE JustGiving iPhone app

Please allow us to introduce the JustGiving iPhone application, live and available to download for free from the App Store! So what exactly does it do? Well, as these screen shots show, you can: View all donations to your page See who’s donated already and who you can still ask, then easily share your JustGiving page with your…

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Create Your Own Online Fundraising Page

www.justgiving.com/ayrshirecancersupport You can now create your very own online fundraising page when raising money for us – and it only takes about 5 minutes to complete. Click on the above link, choose an event you want to do (run, walk etc.) and register for a Justgiving account. Give your page a title, write a message…

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20p Would Help Us

20p a day for one month means £6.00 and this is our average cost of taking a patient from Ayrshire to a Glasgow hospital for treatment. A regular gift to Ayrshire Cancer Support would enable our volunteer drivers to continue making between 600 and 1,000 patient transport journeys EVERY MONTH! If you think you would…

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