The EECO2 Team is taking part in the Great Manchester Run! 5 members of the team will be taking part in the event to raise money for The Joshua Tree charity, that supports families affected by childhood cancer, along with raising money for their own chosen charities (below).
Event: Great Manchester Run Half Marathon 2019, 19 May 2019
Team members: Rob Wallace, David Moore, Matt Harris, Ian Dalton and Maria Partida.
The Joshua Tree support families with childhood cancer to help them find their ‘new normal’. As well as supporting the children and their families through their fight with cancer, they also offer services for after treatment has finished. This includes 1:1 counselling, personal fitness and nutrition and sibling support. The EECO2 team has a JustGiving page where it is easy to donate to this great cause.
DONATEDonating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving – they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to the charity. So it’s the most efficient way to donate – saving time and cutting costs for the charity.
More about The Joshua TreeThe charity aims to better understand the effects that childhood cancer has on a family emotionally, cognitively and physically.
The focus remains at the heart of the charity to continue to offer support to the whole family, from diagnosis, through treatment and beyond. They specifically recognising that post-treatment can be a challenging time when families are having to adapt to their ‘new normal.’ The charity offers support to help bridge the gap that’s left when the safety net of treatment ends.
The Family Support Team are dedicated to working closely with families to the charity in recognising that every family’s cancer journey is unique. Tailoring the services to suit the family’s specific needs, by means of emotional, academic and practical support. Such as counselling, art and play therapy, health and wellbeing advice, support in and around the home and educational tutoring where required.
Wish the team luck for the run and donate to this amazing charity.
Donate To The other charities:David Moore – The Christie
Matt Harris – Refugee Action
Maria Partida – The Stroke Association
UPDATE: Great news – all runners made it… and with great times too! Well done team!
Raised So FarThe Joshua Tree £1000
The Christie £285
Refugee Action £298
The Stroke Association £338