A children’s cancer charity has been chosen to benefit from a prize draw held by Search Acumen as part of its lead sponsorship at last week’s Legal Easel Conference in Birmingham, where the winner was given the chance to award a £250 donation to a charity of their choice.
Phil Adam of Hooper Burrowes in Shrewsbury won the draw and had no hesitation in nominating CLIC Sargent, a charity that supports children with cancer, to receive the money. Phil donates to CLIC Sargent every year instead of buying Christmas cards so it was an easy choice for him to make.
CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, and their families. The charity provides clinical, practical, financial and emotional support to help sufferers cope with cancer and get the most out of life. It offers support from diagnosis onwards and aims to help the whole family deal with the impact of cancer and its treatment, life after treatment and, in some cases, bereavement.
Suzi Usiskin, head of partnership development at CLIC Sargent said:
“I am delighted that the money that Phil won at the event last week is coming to CLIC Sargent – it is hugely generous of Search Acumen to donate the money to support children and young people diagnosed with cancer. I am working on a project to fundraise for a Home from Home for teenagers and young adults in Northern Ireland and the money donated will go the Northern Ireland Appeal. The building for the Home from Home in Belfast has just started this last week so there is great excitement as this is a much needed resource.”
Andy Sommerville, director of Search Acumen said:
“We are encouraged to see that the prize draw fund has gone to such a worthy cause. Offering a charity donation as a prize is a bit different but we know a lot of conveyancers actively support charities so it seemed an ideal way to back up their good will.”
For more information about the charity go to www.clicsargent.org.uk