HOT OFF THE PRESS – RHS Hampton Court will feature Katie’s Garden at their prestigious event. Designed by Carolyn Dunster (Simply Roses) and Noemi Mercurelli, Katie’s Garden will be a life-affirming, productive cut flower garden commemorating and celebrating Katie and promoting the work that we do here at KLF. More information to follow but dates are 5th – 10th July 2016. Follow us on Twitter: @KLF_Garden. Sponsorship opportunities are available – email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire.
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RECORD-BREAKING funds raised at our annual luncheon. Fortnum & Mason hosted yet another sensational lunch in March 2016 and we raised an amazing net total of just over £16,000, 15% up on last year and 35% up on 2014! Thank you to everyone who supported in whatever guise! We’ll be back there in March 2017 – more anon.
Do you work within the NHS and are looking to add lymphoedema management to your skills? If so, click here to see the Royal Marsden School of Cancer Nursing and Rehabilitation courses that you might be able to attend, sponsored by Katie’s Lymphoedema Fund.
We continue to support a variety of practitioners and since our inception in 2004, the breakdown of roles we have funded has been as follows:
- Nurses 63%
- Physiotherapists 21%
- General therapists 7%
- Complementary therapists 3%
- Occupational therapists 3%
- Other 3%
Fundraising – What’s Next
The TAFF TRAIL Challenge. 2016 would have seen Katie turning 50. So we’ve gathered 25+ ‘willing’ walkers to walk 55 miles from Brecon to Cardiff Bay over 2 days in JUNE 2016. No spring chickens amongst us either! Take a look at the Taff Trail page for more information.
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