February 2011 Newsletter

Welcome to the February edition of the makeabigdifference newsletter; Young Heroes’ one stop shop for all the latest charity news and events, fundraising and cancer updates. In this issue we share the latest installment of ‘Cancer Controversies’; Do medical X-rays cause cancer? Does eating well done meat really cause bladder cancer? Does breastfeeding lower my […]

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Cancer Controversies 2

Throughout the years there have been many cancer myths floating around. The question is: Is there any truth to these cancer myths? Keep reading and learn fact from fiction! Cancer Myth 1) Hair dyes can lead to cancer Hair dyes have been linked to a variety of cancers including bladder cancer, breast cancer, leukemia’s and lymphomas. But there […]

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October 2010 Newsletter

Welcome to the October edition of the Impact Young Heroes newsletter, your one stop shop for all the latest charity, fundraising and cancer news. Coming up with good fundraising ideas for Halloween is not difficult.  Its one of those annual events that nearly everyone enjoys and is a perfect opportunity for large scale fundraising event. […]

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Government find extra £50 million for cancer drugs.

Britain is providing an extra £50 million to pay for cancer medicines from October, bringing forward a government promise to give access to drugs even if they have not been approved by the NHS cost watchdog. The new money will allow doctors to prescribe treatments on the state health service that may have been rejected […]

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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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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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Teenagers get sunburnt on purpose

More than a quarter of teenagers will get sunburnt on purpose this summer in the belief that they will ultimately get a suntan, a survey has found. The Teenage Cancer Trust discovered that 26 per cent of young people aged 13 to 19; plan to get sunburnt on purpose this year. Almost a third of […]

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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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Allergy sufferers less likely to develop cancer

People who suffer from allergies are less likely to develop cancer than others, scientists in America have stated. Research carried out by a team at Texas Tech University looked into the possible link between the development of ovarian cancer and allergies to airborne substances. They found that children with allergies to certain airborne particles were 40 […]

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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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