Ayrshire golfers team up to bail out cancer charity

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Ayrshire golfers have taken action and organized a fundraiser to replenish the coffers of a local charity.

The group raised £1,000 at a golf event with the proceeds going to Ayrshire Cancer Support.

The association was delighted to welcome the president, deputy district governor and secretary of the Rotary Club of Prestwick to its new center in Ayr.

They received a check for £1,000, raised at a Golf AMAM event, at Prestwick Golf Club.

And the money comes from a recent presentation by Ayrshire Cancer Support’s Nicola George at a Rotary Club meeting, who outlined the charity’s plans for their new cancer support centre.

Rotary members were keen to financially support the renovation work needed to create a new center for children, young people and adults affected by cancer in Ayrshire.



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And President of the Rotary Club of Prestwick, Stephen Cooper, said: “Prestwick Rotary congratulates Ayrshire Cancer Support on the scale of their ambition and vision with this wonderful development on our doorstep.

“We are delighted to contribute £1,000 from our Golf AMAM to their capital fundraising campaign and wish them every success with the new support centre.”

Nicola George, Head of Corporate and Individual Giving at Ayrshire Cancer Support, said: “We thank the members of the Rotary Club of Prestwick and everyone who took part in their recent Golf AMAM to raise the funds urgently needed for our call for funds.

“Ayrshire Cancer Support, although it has a very large mandate and provides over 23,000 supported appointments through our free patient transport, advice and walk-in visits in a normal year , we are a very small team.

“We need to generate £2,500 every day just to keep our services free – it would be impossible to help so many people without the support of organizations like the Rotary Club of Prestwick.

“We now need to raise sufficient funds to undertake major construction work in the new centre, which will see a bespoke space for children and young people as well as all the facilities that our current center in Kilmarnock hosts – boardrooms , a visitor center, and treatment rooms.

“We are honored that the Rotary Club of Prestwick is helping us make this happen! »

If readers would like to find out more about Ayrshire Cancer Support’s Make It Happen appeal and would like to raise funds for them, contact (01563) 538008 or email [email protected]

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