Charities

Encore Theatre Company have been pleased to provide support to the following charities with monies raised each year from our Prize Draw and audience donations at our performances. Since 2011, ETC have raised over £5000 for these charities.

 

This year's charity: Stroke Association

The Stroke Association is the only UK charity concerned with combating stroke in people of all ages. Encore's support will help us achieve our vision of a world where there are fewer strokes and all those touched by a stroke get the much needed help and support they need.

Tel. 020 7566 0300
Stroke Helpline: 0303 303 3100

Email: info@stroke.org.uk
www.stroke.org.uk

Registered Charity No: 211015 (England & Wales), SC037789 (Scotland)

www.stroke.org.uk

 

 

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2016/17: Bowel Cancer UK

Bowel Cancer is the UK's second biggest cancer killer, but it shouldn't be. At Bowel Cancer UK, we are transforming what we do to become the UK's leading research and campaigning charity dedicated to stopping bowel cancer for good. We rely on the support of fundraisers such as Encore Theatre Company to do this.

Registered Charity No: 1071038

Amount raised by ETC: £1144

www.bowelcanceruk.org.uk

   

 

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2015/16: Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice

Bluebell Wood is one of only 53 children's hospices in the UK. They care for over 200 children and young people in their hospice and in the community from across South Yorkshire, North Derbyshire, North Nottinghamshire and parts of North Lincolnshire.

Their highly specialist care team look after children and young people with a vast range of complex medical needs.

Amount raised by ETC: £916

www.bluebellwood.org

   

 

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2014/15: New Start

New Start is a registered charity which supports the programme of heart and lung transplantation at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, serving the north of England.

The charity seeks to support and enhance the NHS transplant unit by providing funds to accelerate the adoption of new procedures and funding of research which advances the technology surrounding transplantation.

Amount raised by ETC: £792

www.newstartcharity.org

   

 

NCCA

2013/14: Joseph Lillywhite's Journey

Joseph Lillywhite is a young local boy who is having frontline treatment for stage 4 neuroblastoma, supported by the Neuroblastoma Children’s Cancer Alliance UK (NCCA UK).

The NCCA UK help families affected by this rare and aggressive childhood cancer.

Amount raised by ETC: £950

www.josephlillywhite.co.uk

   

 

2013: Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research is the only UK charity dedicated to research into improving the lives of patients with all types of blood cancer, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

Monies were raised in the Autumn of 2013, when the Company staged a production of “Calendar Girls”.  The original Calendar Girls from the Yorkshire Women’s Institute group have now raised over £3 million for this charity.

Amount raised by ETC: £470

www.leukaemialymphomaresearch.org.uk

   

 

2012/13: Candlelighters

Established in 1976, Candlelighters is a charity formed and run by parents of children who have or have had cancer, ex-patients and the medical staff who treat them.

Based in Yorkshire, Candlelighters provides essential services and support to children with cancer and their families.

Amount raised by ETC: £720

www.candlelighters.org.uk

   

 

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2011/12: Martin House Children's Hospice

Martin House provides family led care for children with life shortening conditions.

It is a place where children, young people and their families can stay from time to time along their journey and find support, rest and practical help.

Amount raised by ETC: £255

www.martinhouse.org.uk