Beating Bowel Cancer have received a great donation from Salts Healthcare, a 300-year-old family-owned healthcare company, after the organization came second in a competition.
the Salts Family Fund gives away cash prizes to five charities chosen by its staff. The public are then invited to vote for their favourite with three top prizes. After polling 27% of the votes, Beating Bowel Cancer won £2,500.
Beating Bowel Cancer brings patients and their families and friends together to share invaluable experience and support through online forums, social media and major events.
The charity’s high impact campaigns have led to the introduction of the bowel cancer screening programme, which is helping save lives, as well as new funding and broadening patient access to life changing cancer treatments.
Beating Bowel Cancer was nominated as one of five different charities Salts staff for the Family Fund competition. Via social media, advertising and editorial, members of the public were then asked to vote over a nine-month period for their favourite charity.