Bury North MP James Frith added a splash of pink to his usual attire to support Breast Cancer Now’s ‘Wear it Pink’ fundraiser, which will take place on Friday 19th October to raise money for vital breast cancer research.
James was joined by over 200 other parliamentarians in Westminster earlier this month, all encouraging people across the UK to take part on ‘Wear it Pink’ day and raise money for Breast Cancer Now.
James is calling for the people of Bury to join him, as well as thousands of others across the UK, to sign up and take part in ‘Wear it Pink’, which takes place during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and to date has raised over £31million towards Breast Cancer Now’s important work.
Anyone can take part in ‘Wear it Pink’, whether at work, school or in your community. All you need to do is wear something pink, or hold a pink themed event, and donate to Breast Cancer Now. With every penny raised, fundraisers across the UK will be helping the charity achieve its aim that, if we all act now, by 2050 everyone who develops breast cancer will live, and live well.
“Breast cancer is still the most common form of cancer in the UK. Each year around 11,500 women and 80 men lose their lives to the disease. That’s why I’m so passionate about encouraging everyone in Bury to take part in wear it pink day on Friday 19th October.
“Wear it pink is great way to come together with friends and family to have fun whilst raising money for Breast Cancer Now’s vital research. As you can see from my photograph, all it takes is an additional splash of pink to your normal outfit!
“Breast cancer affects so many people in Bury, so I hope that everybody in Bury will get involved this October and support this very important cause.”