Catherine Caines of local estate agents Payton Jewell Caines has completed the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge in aid of Velindre Cancer Centre.
Together with Mark Lazarus, Matthew Lazarus, Tom Lazarus, Robyn Cowland, Susan Lazarus, Claire and Martin Jones and Nicola and Anthony Howells, Catherine has raised over £6000.00 for the charity by walking the three highest mountains in Wales within 24 hours. Matthew Lazarus will go on to climb Kilimanjaro in September in aid of Velindre.
Velindre Cancer Centre is the largest non – surgical cancer Hospital in Wales providing Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy and other specialised anti – cancer treatments for over half the people of Wales .We have been providing support and care to cancer patients in South Wales for over 50 years. On average every year Velindre Cancer Centre provides care, treatment and support for over 130,000 out patients and day cases.
Catherine Caines of Payton Jewell Caines said: “The vital work that Velindre Cancer Centre undertakes touches the lives of so many people so we were delighted to support the centre.”
Andrew Morris Head of Fundraising at Velindre adds: “Patient centred care is at the heart of everything we do and believe in here at Velindre; all money raised is used to ensure the best possible support is offered to every patient, their families and carers dealing with cancer. It allows us to fund ground breaking research, specialist equipment, and new developments so our staff have access to the most up to date training and techniques available.”
By web on June 15th, 2013