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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October 2011 Newsletter Impact Young Heroes

Happy Halloween everyone and welcome to our October edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter. In this months newsletter we take a look at the latest cancer news which focuses on the link between phones and cancer. The Institute of Cancer Epidemiology in Copenhagen studied thousands of long-term mobile phone subscribers and compared them to a high […]

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July 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to the July edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter; your one stop shop for all the latest charity fundraising and cancer news. Kick starting this mid-year edition we take a look at the great British pudding causing a stir amongst health professionals with our column ‘Beat cancer with nutrition’. We all know exercise is generally […]

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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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November 2010 Newsletter

Welcome to the November edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter, Young Heroes’ one stop shop for all the latest charity, fundraising and cancer news. In this edition we speak to the Valentines, a wonderful family from Manchester who recently returned from a Young Heroes respite break.  Sally and David share with us their thoughts about the […]

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August 2010 Newsletter

Welcome to the August edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter; Young Heroes’ one stop shop for all the latest charity and fundraising news. In this edition we are specifically focusing on the fundraising aspect of the charity and are appealing for people up and down the country to help make a big difference to the lives […]

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Fundraising idea: Bingo

Bingo is popular all around the world.  It’s a really sociable game, lots of fun and easy to organise and makes a great fundraiser for churches, schools, sports clubs and work places. Choosing your venue This of course depends on how many people you think you will attract to your event. Church halls, school halls, […]

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July 2010 Newsletter

Welcome to the July edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter.  In this mid-summer edition, we bring you the latest fundraising stories from up and down the country, including sponsored walks and marathons, fancy dress fundraising collections and the success of the medieval event in Sheriff Hutton. There is also the latest cancer news which this month highlights the […]

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Katie’s Corner May 2010

Impact Young Heroes has been a constant support for me, my Mum and Dad for the past two years.  We wanted to help them raise funds to support other young people with cancer, and decided we would hold an event at some point. In September 2009 my Mum came home from a Church meeting, the […]

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Guidelines to speed up diagnosis of brain tumours in children

Scientists at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and the Universities of Nottingham and Southampton have developed new guidelines that should help doctors to diagnose brain tumours in children more quickly. At present, children may feel unwell for months before they are diagnosed with a brain tumour. Two recent studies found that UK children with brain tumours may […]

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