Leeds-based Blacks Solicitors LLP has announced that Breast Cancer Haven is its charity of the year for 2020.
The Charity and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) team at the law firm is aiming to raise £12,000 from a range of fundraising events throughout the year. Activities include a tombola and cake sale, endurance style sponsored walk, charity rowathon and Christmas jumper day.
Breast Cancer Haven was founded in 1997 to offer emotional support and therapies to help people put their lives back together. Money raised by the team at Blacks will enable the charity to continue offering its vital services including counselling, therapy sessions and support groups to help with the emotional and physical side-effects of breast cancer, making sure that nobody faces their journey alone.
Dave Paterson, partner on the CSR team, said: “At Blacks we’re committed to supporting worthy causes. The Leeds foundation and the incredible work carried out by Breast Cancer Haven led to the firm voting to fundraise for the charity this year.
“We hope that 2020 will see us continue to build on the fundraising successes of previous years and enable us to give back to such a deserving charity which helps so many people in need. We have an exciting year of fundraising activities ahead and welcome any support and donations.”
Matt Jameson, fundraising manager at Yorkshire Breast Cancer Haven, said: “The support of companies like Blacks and the people who work there is vital in spreading our message and ensuring that we can continue to support people diagnosed with breast cancer.
“We will be working closely with the CSR team throughout the year and are excited to be involved in the events and activities.”