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In 2015, we will celebrate 25 years of providing community based Cancer Support Services.

As Ireland’s 1st Community based Cancer Support Centre, we are delighted to reach this milestone and we look forward to celebrating this achievement with some special events during 2015.  More details soon!

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Our support services and Drop-in Centre will be closed from Friday 19th December and will re-open on Monday 5th January 2015 at 10am.

We would like to wish all of our clients, friends & supporters a very Happy Christmas and every good wish for 2015.

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After a long period of consultation and deliberation, Bray Cancer Support has decided to undergo a name change!  Over the next few months, Bray Cancer Support will be rebranding itself as Purple House, Cancer Support.

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We would like to say a massive thank you to the management, staff & customers of The Martello on the Seafront in Bray who raised over €20,000 for our Centre over the course of 2014!

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Our Centre & services will be closed for the Summer break from Monday 4th August to Monday 18th August inclusive.

For any urgent queries during this time please contact your GP or Cancer Care Nurse.

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We are giving one lucky winner a chance to win a gas BBQ from Woodies this Summer!

To enter, all you have to do is text BBQ to 50300 to donate €4 to our Centre!

You can also encourage your family & friends to get involved by taking a BBQ Selfie and upload it to our Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BRAYCANCERSUPPORT?ref=hl or Twitter https://twitter.com/Braycancer  and use the tag #BBQSelfie

Terms & Conditions below…

BBQ Selfie Poster

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We are proud to be one of the 69 charities nationwide to have achieved compliance with The Governance Code.

Bray Cancer Support Centre was one of the early adopters of the Code, which ensures good governance in the charity sector.

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Bray Cancer Support is delighted to announce that it has acquired a new vehicle dedicated to the provision of patient transport.  Last year, Bray Cancer Support volunteers provided over 640 patient transport trips to help cancer patients attend treatment.  Today’s announcement means that we will be able to meet the demand of those who require assistance attending hospitals and clinics during their illness.

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Bray Cancer Support is reliant on the goodwill of the local community for its continued existence.  The Cancer Support Centre is at the heart of the local community and we regularly require volunteers to cover a range of duties including fundraising, hospital transport, hospital visitation, helping out with our weekly classes and external programmes.

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