PAINT URMSTON PINK

Author: Caroline Bennison - Community Fundraiser - January 6, 2022

Pink Urmston Pink

PAINT URMSTON PINK 2017

As we catch our breath after the gigantic success that was Paint Urmston Pink 2017, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all those involved – both during the Pink Artisan Market on April 1st, and then on Easter Saturday.

At the beginning of April, Urmston Artisan Market wonderfully decided to stage their own event to really kick off the fundraising by turning the market, including even some of their produce pink in support of the charity.  If you’ve ever wanted to eat a pink scone, whilst drinking pink fizz, at the same time as being served by someone in a pink tutu – then this was your chance.

Then on Easter Saturday, we held a one day extravaganza, with music provided by Wayne Devlin and the Sweet Rhythm Big Band and as it was Easter Weekend, we were treated to a giant inflatable egg that smelled of chocolate, provided by entertainment company Messages PR.  Various businesses then throughout Urmston flew our special pink bunting, and held special pink days, including raffles, the selling of special pink treats, and even creating their own special charity cocktails. We even had thirty Trafford Police Cadets bag packing in Sainsbury’s.

We offer our sincerest gratitude to all the businesses and individuals who supported Paint Urmston Pink with such vigour, and we couldn’t be more delighted that the people of Urmston really got behind the campaign and were so passionate to support our cause. It truly was magical to see the town swathed in pink.

We’re delighted to announce that just under £5000 was collected, which is absolutely fabulous! So a HUGE thank you to the people of Urmston for such wonderful support.

Pink Urmston Pink

Pink Urmston Pink

FEELING INSPIRED?

If you’ve been inspired to Paint Your Town Pink, you can find out more by clicking here. We’re more than happy to provide you with support, ideas, as well as leaflets, collection boxes, branded merchandise, balloons, bunting, pink tutus, and more!

Simply click here to fill in a form, give the team a call on 0161 291 4400 or drop an email to info@preventbreastcancer.org.uk

 

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ABOUT PREVENT BREAST CANCER

Prevent Breast Cancer is the only UK charity entirely dedicated to the prediction and prevention of breast cancer – we’re committed to freeing the world from the disease altogether. Unlike many cancer charities, we’re focused on preventing, rather than curing. Promoting early diagnosis, screening and lifestyle changes, we believe we can stop the problem before it starts. And being situated at the only breast cancer prevention centre in the UK, we’re right at the front-line in the fight against the disease.

Join us today and help us create a future free from breast cancer. If you have any questions or concerns, email info@preventbreastcancer.org.uk today.