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Flybe supports Cancer Research UK


Leading regional airline to unite with charity partner Cancer Research UK on February 4th

2nd February 2017

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, will be supporting its chosen charity partner, Cancer Research UK this weekend for World Cancer Day on 4th February with on-board collections to raise money to help fund life-saving research.  

Every person on board any Flybe flight this Saturday can get a Cancer Research UK Unity Band for a suggested donation of £2. The Unity Bands are made of two parts, knotted together, to symbolise strength in unity and the power of what can be achieved when people join forces. They come in three different colours and every band worn, every donation made and everyone who shows their support will help save more lives by funding research that will accelerate the charities progress in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.   

Christine Ourmieres-Widener- Flybe’s Chief Executive Officer, comments: “World Cancer Day gives us all another chance to support the amazing work that Cancer Research UK does towards beating cancer sooner.  Whether it be living with cancer or knowing someone who is, sadly at some point it may affect many of our employees and our passengers in one way or another. This is why all of us at Flybe are proud to support our chosen charity in whatever way we can and why we are always so very appreciative of the generosity of our passengers.”
Cancer Research UK receives no government funding for its ground-breaking research.  So all money raised through charity partners like Flybe and its customers are crucial to the continuing work of the doctors, nurses and scientists who work day and night to fight cancer at all levels.

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