Thank you to all our supporters

 

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Dear Art For Cure supporters,

Art For Cure stages one of the most exciting and successful  art and sculpture exhibitions in the UK; raising money for national breast cancer research and supporting breast cancer services here in East Anglia. 

Following the first and intended 'one-off' exhibition at my home here in Suffolk which raised an unexpected figure of over £100,000 in a weekend, our amazing team went on to raise a further £175,000 at Glemham Hall 2016 with over 80 artists and sculptors participating in a spectacular exhibition in the magnificent Elizabethan Hall and gardens, attracting over 8,000 art lovers .

This year, 2017, in Aldeburgh we staged our first 'pop-up' exhibition at the Peter Pears and Garage Gallery titled 'She' . An exciting collection of work from 25 artists, sculptors and ceramicists, all expressing the female form.

We raised another wonderful sum of £26,000 in just a few days .

Our donations so far to Breast Cancer Now, the UK’s biggest breast cancer charity, are being used for specific research projects relating to finding a cure for breast cancer, which currently in the UK affects 1 in 8 women. We regularly meet with Professor Clare Isacke and her Molecular Cell Biology Team at the Institute of Cancer Research, which is funded by Breast Cancer Now, to be involved with their current studies .

"The money you help raise is making a significant difference to our research".    

Prof Clare Isacke (2016)

At the Institute of Cancer Research with Professor Clare Isacke (3rd from right)                                                                                                          ART FOR CURE DONATIONS SO FAR......   2014 - over £100,00 donated to UK's leading breast cancer charity, Breast Cancer Now  for specific research. 2016 - £100,00 donated to Breast Cancer Now (http://breastcancernow.org) research into secondary breast cancer. 2016 - £48,000 donated to Cancer Campaign in Suffolk (CCIS https://www.ccisuffolk.org ) for an innovative greatly needed , new wig project. 2016 - £12,000 to fund breast exercise classes for 2 years in Ipswich and Felixstowe area and provide all patients with an exercise DVD . 2016 - £10,000 donated over 2 years to Caring For Me ( https://www.caringforme.org.uk ) , a community project founded by Corinne Peacock offering breast cancer patients a course of 6 complimentary therapies free of charge. 2016 - £4,000 donated to Senior nutritionist at Ipswich Hospital, Debbie Taylor to produce a nutrition / weight loss booklet and pilot a short course for patients with breast cancer to help them lose weight post treatment.  2017 - £26,000 raised at pop-up exhibition 'She' - donations at present being allocated

At the Institute of Cancer Research with Professor Clare Isacke (3rd from right)

 

                                                                                                       ART FOR CURE DONATIONS SO FAR......

 

2014 - over £100,00 donated to UK's leading breast cancer charity, Breast Cancer Now  for specific research.

2016 - £100,00 donated to Breast Cancer Now (http://breastcancernow.org) research into secondary breast cancer.

2016 - £48,000 donated to Cancer Campaign in Suffolk (CCIS https://www.ccisuffolk.org ) for an innovative greatly needed , new wig project.

2016 - £12,000 to fund breast exercise classes for 2 years in Ipswich and Felixstowe area and provide all patients with an exercise DVD .

2016 - £10,000 donated over 2 years to Caring For Me ( https://www.caringforme.org.uk ) , a community project founded by Corinne Peacock offering breast cancer patients a course of 6 complimentary therapies free of charge.

2016 - £4,000 donated to Senior nutritionist at Ipswich Hospital, Debbie Taylor to produce a nutrition / weight loss booklet and pilot a short course for patients with breast cancer to help them lose weight post treatment. 

2017 - £26,000 raised at pop-up exhibition 'She' - donations at present being allocated

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Thank you for your support that so generously afforded us the fundraising success we have achieved; to all our art visitors and buyers , our amazing volunteers, sponsors and incredible events team - we very much look forward to continuing our dedicated work.

Belinda Gray

Chair and Co-Founder, Art For Cure