January 2012 Newsletter Impact Young Heroes

Happy new year everyone and welcome to the first edition of 2012.  I do hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year. In this months newsletter we bring you the latest ‘Beat Cancer with Nutrition’ where we take a look at a leafy green called Kale. Often underestimated yet a nutritional powerhouse, Kale […]

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August 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to the August edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter. Everyone loves chocolate….right? but did you know that a little dark chocolate a day literally will keep the doctor at bay? Read on to find out the reason why. We express our thanks to those who have fundraised over the last month, including Jamie Hiles; a […]

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Beating cancer with nutrition: Rhubarb crumble

  Beating cancer with nutrition Rhubarb crumble – the new cancer-busting superfood  Researchers have found that the traditional family favourite, like many red vegetables, contains cancer killing chemicals.  More suprising baking the plant for 20 minutes – like in a crumble or pie – dramatically increases their concentration.  Now it is hoped that extracting the substances […]

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May 2011 Newsletter

Introduction Welcome to the latest edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter, your one-stop-shop for all the latest charity, cancer and fundraising news. In our May newsletter we present the last of ‘The Big C’; where there this month we ask ‘Is there a natural cure for cancer?’ We also take a look at another holistic approach […]

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Fundraising idea:Car Wash

Car wash fundraisers are a proven money-maker in. All you need are willing volunteers, a high-traffic location with good visibility, and some attention grabbing signs. You can put a car wash fundraiser together on short notice, but they work best with a little planning.  Here’s how to get started… Getting Ready To Wash Cars Weather […]

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May 2010 Newsletter

Introduction Welcome to the May edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter.  In this months bumper edition we share the stories of 2 fundraisers, Lyndon and Trudie who both ran separate grueling marathons to raise money for Young Heroes.  Neither of them had previously run marathons but both completed them successfully and in fantastic times, raising a […]

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Katie’s Corner March 2010

Most people (including me before chemotherapy) assume chemotherapy means losing your hair and feeling sick, how totally wrong could I be! Not only did I lose my hair, feel sick and put on about 5 stone I also encountered symptoms that a 22 year old would have nightmares about; My mum preparing to shave my […]

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Adam Barrett’s Story

“When I was first diagnosed, with youth on my side and an excellent prognosis, I had surprisingly few worries about the 6 cycles of chemo and the week of radiotherapy, which looked likely to be all I would need at this stage. Apart from the pain in my arm felt when the chemotherapy was administered, […]

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Nissar Bahadur’s Story: The inspiration for Impact Young Heroes

Nissar was a trainee working for Impact, the charitable organisation. He proved to be a talented, thoughtful and hardworking young man who made a lasting impression on everyone he had close contact with, both in his professional and personal life. In early 2004 he developed a stomach complaint which progressively got worse. To everyone’s shock, […]

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Kim’s Story

Kim Leeming lost her mother to the Von Hippel-Lindau condition (abbreviated VHL) when she was only 3 years old. At the time there wasn’t much information and not very many cases when her mother was suffering with this type of disease. Unfortunately she was only diagnosed a few months before she passed away. VHL is […]

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