Project information

Jingle Bell Walk

The Jingle Bell Walk is in aid of creating awareness of Children’s Cancer Research and to raise money to help find a cure forRhabdomyosarcoma Childhood Cancer. We don’t believe in miracles but believe we can make a difference.Walk with Santa reindeers marching band plus much more

November 2015 - November 2015

Charity information: Chris Lucas Trust

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  • Need

    Need

    Cost of holding event. To create more awareness of Rhabdomyosarcoma childhood cancer, raising funds to help research.

    Solution

    The continuing support of our partners, grant-makers and donors is essential as we seek to fulfill our mission to make the discoveries that defeat Rhabdomyosarcoma cancer.
    Statistics show that one in three of us will develop cancer in our lifetime. Even if you are not directly affected, nearly all of us will be moved by the pain and suffering cancer causes to a dear relative or

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Our vital work work on the molecular characterision of rhabdomyosarcoma, using 'microarray' profilin

    Activities

    » Great North Bike Ride attracts over 2000 cyclists raising around £100K in sponsor money started with only 7 cyclists www.greatnorthbikeride.com
    » Annual Charity Golf raises over £3.500 this year based Gosforth Golf Club Newcastle Upon Tyne
    » Jungle Bell Walk takes place last Thursday in November short walk 2.5miles hats flashing wands Santa reindeer's hot chocolate jinglebellwalk.co.ck

    Our vital work work on the molecular characterision of rhabdomyosarcoma, using 'microarray' profiling


  • Impact

    Impact

    To advance scientific research and disseminate knowledge of research findings to help other types of cancers with the aim of meeting national needs in terms of health, quality of life of children and young adults.
    To promote public engagement with medical research.
    To work in collaboration with all medical staff to ensure that the Chris Lucas Trust aims and objectives are adhered to, achieved.

    Risk

    We have 3 year forecast on our income but local council charges increase every year which does put a little pressure on us as all money raised needs to go into research

    Reporting

    Through www. media local radio press e-mails to big donors with letters

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £36,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £30,000 GNBR costs tops insurance road closures car parks
      £3,000 Golf Event Hire course coffees refreshments trophies
      £3,000 Jingle Bell Walk Hats gifts from Santa band
  • Background

    Location

    We area registered charity based Tyne and Wear hold all our events in this area.All our events are sport related walking golf or cycling.As raising vital funds supporters also get a feel good factor that the have achieved something also

    Beneficiaries

    All children suffering from childhood cancer UK Europe and world wide any advancement on treatments are shared.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We are the only one in UK funding Scientific medical researchers into Rhabdomyosarcoma a very rare and aggressive cancer that has no cure

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    MR Lynn Lucas

    Charity founder set up with me after the death of our son. Set up web pages which has saved charity alot of money works 7 days a week