University of Salford
Kidscan based in Salford near Manchester is a charity that aims to find cures for childhood cancer. As a centre for children’s cancer research, Kidscan has many objectives including developing new treatments and cures for childhood cancers and improving the treatment of children with cancer.
Did you know that 1 in 500 children will be diagnosed with cancer in the UK this year and tragically, 30% of these children will not survive?
Established in 2002, Kidscan in Salford is a Children’s Cancer Research Centre that aims to support research into new and improved cancer treatments for children. The objectives of the Charity are:
To cure more children with cancer;
To improve the treatment of children with cancer;
To develop new treatments for childhood cancer;
To be a source of information about childhood cancer.
Receiving no statutory funding, Kidscan rely on donations from the public, volunteers, businesses and more!
Can You Help?
If you would like to support a local Charity near Manchester, please do something small for Kidscan – they are grateful for any amount of time or money and your generosity will help save the lives of children with cancer.
There are so many ways that you can get involved:
Children’s Cancer Awareness Month
December is Children’s Cancer Awareness Month and Kidscan would like all of their supporters to “Get Purple” e.g. have a purple day in the office, wear purple wrist bands, wear purple clothes, collect money with purple tins etc.
Instead of sending Christmas cards this year, why not obtain a mini Christmas tree from Kidscan and write seasonal greetings on the decorations to your friends and family. For every greeting you write, you could make a donation to Kidscan.
Fancy spending thirty minutes in a tank full of 27 different types of shark and other fish?
This fabulous event is not for the faint hearted, but it is free to take part and is just one of the amazing ways you can raise money for Kidscan. All those taking part must raise £350 in sponsorship.
Cancer is one of modern society’s most infamous tragedies that continues to affect and destroy the lives of so many, as researchers and scientists search desperately for a cure. So many organisations and...