Sponsored Walk raises £ 2,500 for cancer support charity
On an inclement day in late September, the community came together for a remarkable event in support of the Axminster and Lyme Cancer Support (ALCS) charity. The charity organised a challenging sponsored walk that took participants through some of Dorset's most scenic landscapes, including Colmers Hill, Hell Lane, Hardown Hill, and Golden Cap.
A total of fourteen dedicated individuals, including five participants from the prominent solicitors, Scott Row, completed the walk, showcasing their commitment to making a difference in the lives of those affected by cancer in the Axminster and Lyme area by raising £ 2,512.78.
About Axminster and Lyme Cancer Support
Axminster and Lyme Cancer Support is a local charity dedicated to providing invaluable assistance and support to individuals and families affected by cancer. Their mission is to improve the lives of cancer patients by offering practical help, emotional support, and a strong sense of community.
The Sponsored Walk: A Journey Through Dorset's Beauty
The sponsored walk event took participants on a memorable journey through Dorset's breath-taking countryside, offering stunning views throughout the day and especially on the summits of the three hills: Colmers Hill, Hardown Hill, and Golden Cap. Participants embraced the challenge, with each step they took symbolising their unwavering commitment to supporting those battling or affected by cancer.
Community Spirit and Corporate Support
The event was made even more remarkable by the participation of five individuals from Scott Row, a reputable solicitors firm known for their commitment to community involvement. Their involvement highlights the importance of local businesses coming together to make a positive impact on the community they serve. Axminster and Lyme Cancer Support is their Charity of the Year.
A Message of Gratitude
Mary Kahn, Managing Director of Axminster and Lyme Cancer Support said: “I would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to all the participants, sponsors, and volunteers who made this event possible. Every step taken during the walk represents a step towards improving the lives of cancer patients and their families”.
If you would like to join the effort to support those affected by any cancer, in the Axminster and Lyme area, consider donating to Axminster and Lyme Cancer Support or volunteering your time to make a difference.
For more information about the charity, to donate and how you can get involved, please visit www.axminsterandlymecancersupport.co.uk.