Greg Barker, MP for Bexhill and Battle, has joined the fight against breast cancer by taking part in Breast Cancer Campaign’s flagship fundraiser ‘wear it pink day’.
The theme of the annual event this year is to ‘look good, do good’ in support of breast cancer research.
Greg plans to join people across the country on Friday October 24 who will come together to find fun and stylish ways to wear pink in the office, at home or at school.
Donations raised by this year’s fashion inspired event will go to Breast Cancer Campaign to fund lifesaving breast cancer research. Now in its 13th year, wear it pink raises over £2 million every year for world-class breast cancer research that saves and improves lives, giving women quicker diagnosis and more effective treatments.
Greg appeals to everyone to support the campaign. He said: “Every year in the UK over 50,000 women and around 350 men are diagnosed with breast cancer. Sadly, 12,000 women and 80 men die from this disease each year. This is why we need to support Breast Cancer Campaign’s fundraising efforts to support world-class breast cancer research that saves and improves lives, giving people quicker diagnoses and more effective treatments.
“I hope you’ll all join me by wearing it pink on Friday October 24 and show your support for breast cancer research.”
Information and registration at: www.wearitpink.org.