Macmillan Race Day at York
Move over Mickey - there's a new mouse in
On Saturday, 15 June a team of
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 task from selling
raffle tickets to shaking collection buckets. One team member,
Chris Drinkall, even volunteered to dress up as the charity's
mascot and did a superb job as Miles the Mouse!
This fabulous day at the
racecourse was a huge success and this year the total raised in one
day exceeded £350,000.
The Macmillan Race Day has
been running for over 43 years and is the charity's single biggest
fundraising event of the year, raising a total of £5.5 million for
people affected by cancer.
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 this
year. They looked after us very well on the day and we were proud
to be involved and contribute to their record-breaking
Posted on: 29/06/2013
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