Young Lives Vs Cancer

We are pleased to award a Match-Funding Grant of £600 to Cheryl Gibbs, and the team from Spark Of Genius, to support the efforts they made to raise funds for the Young Lives Vs Cancer Charity.

On World Cancer Day, Cheryl and her team took a daring plunge into icy waters to support Young Lives Vs Cancer. Despite the freezing conditions, they raised over £600 through four fundraising pages, surpassing all expectations.

Cheryl, along with six dedicated employees and a brave young participant, embraced the challenge, driven by their commitment to making a difference. Their collective effort highlighted the power of unity and compassion, demonstrating the profound impact achievable when individuals come together for a common cause.

Reflecting on their motivation, Cheryl shared, “My Assistant Manager Laura and I regularly use cold water therapy to improve our mental health. When we saw the charity fundraiser, we knew it was a chance to give back.” Their initiative not only garnered significant support but also drew attention to the vital work of Young Lives Vs Cancer.

Grateful for the backing received, Cheryl expressed appreciation, stating, “We’re thrilled that Caretech has matched our efforts, knowing it will support more families impacted by cancer.”

The event showcased the resilience of the human spirit and served as a reminder of the importance of supporting those affected by cancer. Cheryl and her team’s courageous plunge exemplified the impact of selfless acts in making a meaningful difference in the lives of others.

Young Lives vs Cancer is a charity that helps children and young people (0-25) and their families find the strength to face whatever cancer throws at them. They work hard to ensure each family has what they need to get through cancer. This could be a financial grant for a parent struggling to keep their child warm through their treatment or for a young person who can’t afford to get to the hospital. They also help families stay together at one of their Homes from Home close to the hospital where their child is receiving treatment.