Stephen's HUG in a Bag Great North RunA fundraising project by stephen armstrong
Many of us have been affected by cancer so lets do something about it. This year I'm dusting of my running shoes and doing the GNR for a fantastic local charity started by a friend and inspiration. HUG in a Bag work tirelessly to support those diagnosed with breast cancer and for that they really deserve your help. So sponsor me if you can, its a very worthwhile cause.
HUG in a Bag is a charity that was started in Sunderland in October 2006 by three women who met, laughed, cried and supported each other during their treatment for breast cancer.
Each of the three coped in their own way but found that sharing their thoughts, anxieties and concerns was extremely helpful.
They also gave each other lots of hugs in times of fear, sadness and joy!
Our aim is to give one more hug in the form of a bag containing gifts and information leaflets to every person diagnosed with breast cancer in University Hospital of North Durham and Royal Victoria Hospital Blackpool. We know from out own experiences that you can feel very alone and vulnerable at this time, and we want to show our understanding and support.