Feel better treats
Cancer Support UK – Cancer Support UK provides practical and emotional support to people living with cancer, both during and after the treatment period. They support people with all kinds of cancer across the UK. They provide cancer kits, chemo kits and cancer coaching free of charge.
Ellie’s Friends “Ellie’s Friends is dedicated to improving the lives of adults (16+) living with cancer, all around the UK. We provide frequent freebies from caring businesses and individuals, to offset some of the financial and psychological impact of a cancer diagnosis.” You just need to register with a photograph of a recent medical letter.
Fighting Pretty – an US based organisation from which you can send a ‘Fighting Pretty’ package which is designed to help women battling cancer – at any stage of treatment – feel strong and beautiful. Pretty Packages typically vary depending on what they can get donated, but do include their iconic mini pink boxing gloves.
Honey Rose Foundation – This charity arranges for a special wish to be organised for anyone over the age of 40 suffering with a terminal/life-threatening illness.
Look Good Feel Better – go to a workshop to learn how to camouflage any signs of cancer with make-up and receive a goodie-bag! Workshops take place all round the UK.
Something to look forward to – This charity “benefits people affected by cancer and financial difficulty by providing positive things to look forward to which have been generously donated by companies and kind individuals.”
The Osbourne Trust – “The Trust provides children aged 16 years and under whose parent/s have cancer access to recreational activities during a parent/s treatment by funding up to 3 activities such as a cinema trip, play centre visit or a meal out.”
Wigs for Heroes – The lovely Kaz, who has set up this charity whilst going through her own breast cancer treatment, sends out care packages and organises make up days in the London area. Get in touch with her to find out more.
Willow Foundation – This website allows young adults with breast cancer (and other forms of illnesses) to apply for a “Special Day” which is a day on which you choose what to do, whether a day out with the family or a day off from work.