Fun-filled night raises £16,000 for Charities

16th Jun 2015

Anyone can fundraise for charity and fundraisers who join #teambeatson will be integral to helping us beat cancer. One group of friends and family recently decided to hold a charity night to raise money the Beatson Cancer Charity and the Lanarkshire Cancer Care Trust following the wonderful treatment and assistance their friend 'Marie Jo' received after being diagnosed with cervical cancer in May last year.

One of the event organisers Linda Mitchell was overwhelmed by the amount of support shown for the event. She said:

“The generosity shown to us from local businesses, friends and family was unbelievable and before we knew it we had thousands of pounds worth of raffle prizes including a full Bathroom Suite and Shower!

The fun-filled night managed to raise an incredible £16, 000 which was split to both charities.  Linda said:

“Marie Jo has been an inspiration to all of us and kept a positive attitude throughout.  She was only 33 with twin boys aged six when diagnosed. We are all so very proud of her and very thankful for the treatment she has received.” 

We’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone involved in making the night such a great success!

To find out more about how you can get involved and do something incredible to help the Beatson please don’t hesitate to call our fundraising team on 0141 212 0505 or why not drop them an e-mail at