£85,108 for women’s cancers xx
A moment please. Amazing Saks people and customers from all over the place have now raised £85,108 to help The Eve Appeal fight women’s cancers. How. Fabulous. Are. We?
SPECIAL MENTIONS FOR RECENT FUNDRAISERS…
SAKS HEXHAM… GLITZY AFTERNOON TEA AT MATFEN HALL
About salon owner Andrea Currah and our fab-u-lous Saks Hexham team. With help from great mates at Saks Durham and Saks Whitley Bay our lovely lot raised over £4,000 with a big Afternoon Tea party at 4-star Matfen Hall recently, bringing Saks Hexham’s contribution to £8,190.04!
The event included raffle, tombola, auction and special words from guest speaker Sharon Hodgson; Shadow Minister for Public Health and Chair of the APPG on Ovarian Cancer. Sharon had met Andrea at The Eve Appeal’s Make Time For Tea launch at House of Commons in February 2016. Andrea made it her mission to hook up with Sharon in the name of the cause and Sharon – who’s been aware of #Saks4Eve since day 1 – was only too happy to help.
SAKS ABERDEEN SKYDIVES
James, Gemma and Celine of our Saks Aberdeen salons raised £3,933 YES £3,933 skydiving recently at the Paragon Skydiving Club 90 minutes away.
SKYDIVE TAKE 1: Sunday 27th November 16 . Our trio arrived at the skydive centre at 9am with the sun shining. After training James was good to go, but after getting all ‘suited and booted’, the instructor said visibility was too poor to jump and the date was rescheduled.
SKYDIVE TAKE 2: Sunday 4th December 16. A beautiful day and all three #Saks4Eve skydives went ahead. Gemma says: “One of the most petrifying, but thrilling experiences ever. I felt on top of the world, flying through the clouds. All the more special as we were raising money (and awareness) for The Eve Appeal – a great women’s cancer charity.”
James – salon director across all three Saks Aberdeen salons – raised £1900
Gemma – senior stylist, Saks Aberdeen David Lloyd – raised £960
Celine – receptionist , Saks Aberdeen David Lloyd – raised £1073
James has the bug, and wants to do it again… flying SOLO next time!
CHRISTMAS COFFEE MORNING AT SAKS LINCOLN
The faces over at Saks Lincoln love being part of #Saks4Eve and have raised £1,813 in total so far, most recently with a fun Christmas Coffee Morning for customers in their salon at the David Lloyd Club at Burton Waters, Lincoln. Zoe Chamberlain we’re loving the Saksy Santa!
ABOUT SAKS HQ
Tracy O’Neil from Saks Finance has embraced our cause since day one by providing goodies in the Saks HQ Tuck Shop to help us through the day… as all proceeds go to Eve it’s rude not to! Plus Strictly and Jungle sweepstakes and joining in with the rest of the Saks HQ gang with tea parties and more.
And a big shout for Barry Jarega, Head of Business Development and owner of sister-salons Saks Cheadle David Lloyd and Saks Cheadle High Street. Not one for having time to choose, write and post his Christmas cards in time, Barry kindly donated £100 to Eve instead. That’s a whole lotta Christmas cards Barry!
GETTING SET TO MAKE TIME FOR TEA
Next we’re gearing up to mark Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month throughout March. For the third year we’ll be baking, putting together glitzy raffles, pouring great cuppas – and fizz too – and doing all-sorts of fun things taking part in Eve’s national Make Time For Tea event. More soon and to get involved with #Saks4Eve, get in touch!