Macmillan Charity Race Day at York Racecourse
Katrina and John Lane with Chris Drinkall as "Hero"
On Saturday, 14 June 2014, a
team of 25 volunteers from Rollits gave up their time to help with
fundraising at the Macmillan Race Day at York Racecourse raising
funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.
The team were at the
racecourse all day and undertook a variety of tasks from selling
raffle tickets to bucket collections. One team member, Chris
Drinkall, even volunteered to dress up as the charity's mascot and
did a superb job as "Hero"!
The Macmillan Race Day at York
Racecourse is the charity's single biggest fundraising event in
this region, and has now raised almost £6 million to ensure that no
one should have to face cancer alone.
This fabulous day at the
racecourse was a huge success and this year the sum raised in one
day exceeded £340,000.
Macmillan was founded in 1911
by Douglas Macmillan and is a registered charity. They
provide practical, medical and financial support and push for
better cancer care for all those diagnosed with the
Partner John Lane said "We
were delighted to be given the opportunity to help Macmillan with
their fundraising activities at the Macmillan Race Day in York
again this year."
"I am personally very grateful
for the hard work and commitment that everybody put in on Saturday.
The support that all our volunteers gave on the day made a huge
difference to the cash collection and is greatly appreciated by
Posted on: 16/06/2014
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