News 2017

July 2017: Today we are sending another donation to Breast Cancer Now for the amount of £1740.00.This has been raised as follows:-

Concert with Strata Brass on 17.06.17 £1150.00
Concert in Cardiff 24.06.17 £330.00
Prize at Whits £ 20.00
Donation from Mike Kilmartin from music sales £ 240.00

Thank you to everyone who helped to raise this money which will be allocated to the research project that we are currently funding. In addition to this, there was also another £1150.00 raised at the Strata Band concert which was for their band funds.

This takes our overall fund raising amount to £209,683.00
Of this, £176,556 has gone to breast cancer research and the other £33,127 to other charities.Many thanks to everyone for your continued support.
Jane & Maggie

Today we have sent a donation to Breast Cancer Now for the amount of £2910.00 which will be allocated to the project we are currently supporting at King`s College London. 

This has been raised as follows:-

Concert at Titchmarsh 13th May                       2136.00
Collection at funeral of Mr Ellis                           440.00
Donation from Nottingham University                   100.00
Donation re talk to Raunds ladies                         50.00
Donation Stamford Band re Mike Kilmartin            30.00
Donation from `down south` supporter                   32.00
General donations                                             122.00

In addition to this, the charity has received the `matched` amount - £593 - for the money raised at the carolling event at Thorpe Castle Barn in December.

Also, in addition to the money shown above raised at the Titchmarsh concert, there was also £2136.00 donated to  the Alzheimer`s Society.

This takes our overall fund raising amount to £206,793.00

Of this, £174,816 has gone to breast cancer research and the other £31,977 has helped various other charities including Alzheimer`s Society, Prostate Cancer UK, Brain Tumour Research, British Legion, Help for Heroes, Macmillan, Marie Curie, Crazy Hats and several churches.

Our sincere thanks go to everyone who has helped in raising this money and for everyone`s continued committment and support.

Jane & Maggie
On Friday , 9th June Boobs & Brass took part in the famous `Whit Friday Marches`.
We are extremely fortunate and grateful that our travel costs to this unique brass banding event were sponsored by Lifeplus – a company that creates nutritional formulations that promote wellness, and help people develop their own individual understanding of the benefits of supplementation.
Their President and Co-Founder quotes - “At Lifeplus , we  want to inspire everyone to lead  happier, healthier lives; to make positive choices to improve their wellbeing. That`s why we create our product the way we do; high quality formulations of key nutrients to support the countless little miracles our bodies perform each day”
They also state - “We have created a simple shorthand for how we can pay more attention to our overall wellbeing in our daily lives.We call it our Lifeplus formula; a summary of our knowledge and experiemce simplified into four key areas – Eating Well, Staying Active, State of Mind and Nutritional Supplementation. The idea behind this is simple – if you combine all elements of our formula together, you will be positively contributing towards your holistic wellbeing.”
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