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Thursfields sponsor new breast cancer therapy room

A leading Midlands law firm has sponsored the first breast cancer therapy room for a charity’s new centre in the region. Thursfields Solicitors is helping to fund the “Fern’” therapy room in St Bernards Road, Solihull for Breast Cancer Haven, West Midlands.

The new therapy room will help the charity to support women undergoing treatment for breast cancer with tailored packages of emotional, physical and practical support including counselling, acupuncture and aromatherapy massage.

Rob Pettigrew, commercial property director based at Thursfields’ Solihull office, said: “We are proud to sponsor the new Breast Cancer Haven, West Midlands centre in Solihull.

“Our sponsorship will help the charity to provide a full programme of supportive therapies to local women going through breast cancer treatment.

“The centre is a much-needed new facility to the area and we are pleased to be able to support them in providing such a great service to the local community.”

Matthew Price, corporate fundraising officer for Breast Cancer Haven, West Midlands, said: “It’s through the generosity of companies like Thursfields that we will be able to support women with breast cancer to hold on to their individuality, confidence and strength.”

The charity’s West Midlands centre opened on 25 October 2017 and since then has been oversubscribed with scores of women with breast cancer accessing the service.

Breast Cancer Haven, West Midlands must raise £500,000 each year to run its free support service for local women.

Anyone who would like to get involved should contact Amanda Elliott, fundraising manager on 07497 354428, emailamanda.elliott@breastcancerhaven.org.uk, or visit www.breastcancerhaven.org.uk.

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