Blood Cancer UK has been beating blood cancer since 1960, but in these difficult times with COVID-19, if we want the research to continue, Blood Cancer UK needs all the help we can give.
The Glasgow and District Branch had hoped to hold another “Walk to Beat Blood Cancer”, on Sunday 30th August this year. The annual walk is our main fundraiser and to date has raised approximately £87,500. We are so disappointed that we cannot all get together because of the COVID-19 situation. The safety of all our supporters and volunteers is our number one priority. BUT that does not mean that we cannot all still walk to beat blood cancer! Why not join in by creating your own event, and perhaps link up virtually with friends and family?
You decide the location and the route - 5km/10Km or however far you can walk while keeping within government guidelines current at the time. Or you may decide to walk in your garden, or even in your home. In short, set a target that best suits your circumstances.
Suggested date/time - 30 August at 11.30am. However, feel free to choose another time or date if that suits you and your household, or your virtual companions better.
For the avoidance of doubt, we are not asking you to do anything that is contrary to government directions. Our proposal assumes that in August we will still be required to maintain social distancing.
Find out more about Scottish Government advice on distancing.
If you can, try to get your friends and family to sponsor you. Every pound counts! £5 could help us learn more about how blood cancer cells work. £50 will help pay for one nurse to support patients.
Above all, join our community in beating blood cancer! Remember - we can't do it without you!