- May 29, 2015
- Posted by: Llandaff North Labour
- Category: Latest News
The charity which the Lord Mayor has nominated to support during 2015/16 is Velindre Cancer Centre.
Velindre Cancer Centre is the largest non – surgical cancer Hospital in Wales and has been providing support and care to cancer patients for nearly 60 years.
The centre is the premier provider of radiotherapy and other specialised anti-cancer treatments in Wales. Access to radiotherapy is critical to improving patient outcomes for cancer: the evidence tells us that approximately 40% of patients with cancer would benefit from radiotherapy treatment, and recent advances at Velindre means that it can be delivered with remarkable precision.
Velindre support cancer patients and their families through this difficult period, and their specially trained and highly committed staff strive every single day to make this time as comfortable as possible.
Every pound that is raised will be used to help in the battle to achieve the ultimate goal and to ensure the best possible support is offered to every patient, their families and carers dealing with cancer.
It will allow Velindre to fund ground breaking research, and buy specialist equipment, so their staff have access to the most up to date training and techniques available.
Over the next year The Lord Mayor has pledged to help Velindre raise their profile, as well as raising much needed funds by hosting special fundraising events and attending key events in the charity’s annual calendar.
Donations will be gratefully received. Please send cheques, payable to ‘The Lord Mayor’s Charity’ to:
Cardiff. CF24 3UN
If you wish to organise a fund-raising event to support Velindre Cancer, please let us know:
ProtocolOffice@cardiff.gov.uk or 029 2087 1543