05 Mar Tennis 4 Cancer 2020
We would love your members to rally around and raise their rackets for Tennis 4 Cancer 2020. Please join us on court for this fantastic fundraising campaign and make a real difference to the lives of people affected by cancer.
Tennis 4 Cancer 2020 (T4C) is back with a bang following a tremendously successful 2018 and 2019 campaign. Local clubs dug deep and raised a staggering €80,000 by organising a range of different activities from coffee mornings to grand slam tournaments. All proceeds go directly to ARC Cancer Support Centres and the National Breast Cancer Research Institute.
Sadly, 1 in 2 people in Ireland will develop cancer during their lifetime. In Ireland more than 40,000 new cases of cancer or related tumours are diagnosed each year and this figure is set to rise.
T4C was established after a number of people in the tennis community had been affected by cancer. Over 30 clubs are now involved with the hope of doubling the amount of clubs participating this year.
“Our partnership with Tennis 4 Cancer is really good fun and we are delighted they’ve chosen to work with us again for 2020. We’re thrilled to be able to reach tennis clubs to spread awareness about ARC Cancer Support Centres and to help raise money to fund our free psycho-social services.” – Mairead Mangan, Head of Fundraising and Communications, ARC Cancer Support Centres.
“Here at the Lambe Institute, we are very grateful for the help and support that we receive from Tennis4Cancer for our Translational Research Programme. Breast cancer is a very common disease and our research centres on personalisation of treatment, molecular mechanisms to better target breast cancer cells, innovative ways to address earlier diagnosis to improve treatments and outcomes for patients. Our research programme is hugely dependent on volunteers and support from the community at large and we are humbled that Tennis 4 Cancer are supporting us.”- Professor Michael Kerin and Research Director for National Breast Cancer Research Institute.
Tennis4Cancer has the official support & backing of Tennis Ireland & Tennis Coach Ireland.
To register, to get ideas and for any help we can give please contact Grace Owens on firstname.lastname@example.org