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Proud to Sponsor Relay For Life Colchester 2017

May 4, 2017 | Author: Shahram Bagherzadeh

 

At Loop Voice and Data, we’re always looking for ways to give back to the local community. This year, we’re proud to be Gold sponsors for Relay For Life Colchester, an event that supports the hard work of Cancer Research UK.

Relay For Life is an annual fundraising event, culminating in a two-day celebration on September 9th and 10th 2017 at the Colchester Garrison Athletics Track.

Since the event doesn’t receive direct financial support from Cancer Research UK, we’re delighted to do our bit, to help make this important occasion a success.

Why Relay For Life is important to us

Cancer is likely to touch all of us through our family and friends – which is why we all have a role to play in supporting survivors and accelerating the speed of research. For us, becoming Gold sponsors is a way to help the organisers get the resources they need to run this empowering event and achieve the fundraising targets they have set themselves.

Celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2017, Relay For Life Colchester is one of more than 50 related events taking place across the UK this year.

While fundraising for life-saving research takes place throughout the year, the event itself is a celebration of resilience. Teams, family and friends get together to walk the track overnight, demonstrating that, just as cancer never sleeps, neither do the people fighting it.

To date, relay For Life Colchester has raised over £130,000 for Cancer Research UK. This year, the event aims to raise £35,000 – and you can get involved.

Why our Local Sponsorship is important to Relay For Life

“Relay For Life Colchester would like to thank Loop Voice & Data for becoming one of our Gold sponsors for 2017. We are honoured to have such a well-respected local business supporting us and spreading the word about Relay For Life Colchester, and look forward to working with them this year.

Relay For Life is a volunteer led event and the support of sponsors like Loop Voice and Data is greatly appreciated. It is their support that allows us to organise the 24-hour finale to a year’s worth of fundraising by our wonderful teams and to give the local community the chance to come along, enjoy the wonderful atmosphere and help us beat cancer sooner.

As Mr Bagherzadeh said, Cancer is likely to touch us all through our family and friends. Sadly this is very true, but with the support of Loop Voice and Data and the Colchester community, we will be getting closer to the day when cancer will just be a word in the dictionary.” Ken Taylor, Logistics & Sponsorship Chair – Relay for Life.

Get involved with Relay For Life Colchester

Whether you’re remembering loved ones, supporting those going through treatment, or a cancer survivor, it’s easy to get involved.

Entering a team of 8 to 15 people into the relay is free, and allows you to invite people to donate online. Just choose a Team Captain, register your team, and start raising money for this important cause.

Cancer survivors are invited to join a Survivor’s Lap of Honour, walking the first lap of the course to the cheers and support of the community. This inspiring moment is a chance to celebrate the huge strides that are being made in the face of cancer.

Supporters are invited to come along to the event this September to enjoy activities, music and entertainment, and make their own donations to Cancer Research UK.

You can register a team, join as a cancer survivor and find out more at  www.relayforlifecolchester.org.uk