Ground breaking cancer immunotherapy research at the University of Surrey has received a massive boost thanks to two local Surrey charities: the Prostate Project and BRIGHT.A £270,000 piece of technology, the Vectra Polaris, was purchased last month by the Prostate Project to advance cancer research at the university.
We are looking forward to hosting another Christmas Fair in Central Guildford in December 2020.
BRIGHT have some very exciting news from Guildford Golf Club. We are very grateful to golfing captains Alison Birch and Ian Sleave who have worked extremely hard to help raise £10,000 for BRIGHT. Fundraising events have included a Drive in golf day which took place on the 6th January 2019 (including an auction and raffle),…
BRIGHT was delighted to be chosen as Charity of the year at the Clandon Regis Golf club. The two captains Bruce Hobson and Linda Elliott worked exceptionally hard throughout the year to raise funds for the charity. Events that took place within the club throughout the year included a Bridge supper on the 22nd March…
Waitrose has very kindly supported BRIGHT through their community matters scheme. Their Surbiton branch has raised £366, their Haselmere branch has raised £341 and their Godalming branch has raised £320! We are extremely grateful to Waitrose and their shoppers for their fantastic support.
Back by popular demand! A magnificent charity walk through the glorious Surrey Countryside conquering Holmbury Hill, Leith Hill and Box Hill in the process! Starting from the village of Holmbury St Mary the walk will take us through ancient woodland, past rivers, ponds and waterfalls and will be a magnificent way to spend a day.The event is open to all, there will be marshalls walking with you guiding the way and a comprehensive set of walker notes will be provided.It is a superb, exhilarating, strenuous and fun days walking!
The charity is extremely grateful for the support shown by R. Bensons Property Maintenance Ltd who selected BRIGHT for one of their charities to support in 2019. Special thanks have to go to Linda, Steve and Des from R Bensons who walked a staggering 50Km (the Chiltern Challenge) in one day to raise money for BRIGHT.
On Sunday 4th August, four amazing supporters embarked on the challenge of cycling 100 miles! Luckily this year the rain held off and all four riders made it to the finish line. Special mention has to go to one of our riders Rustam who ended up stopping and giving first aid to an injured rider.
We are very grateful to two amazing supporters Andy Friend and Ross Winn who managed to raise a staggering £9,000. The money raised will help to go towards the Nanoknife Appeal, which was recently launched by the Charity. If you would like to run the marathon for BRIGHT next year please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.
In an important development for the research into, and treatment of, all Gastro-Intestinal cancers (GI; this includes cancers of the oesophagus, stomach, pancreas, small and large bowel) and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary cancers (HPB; this includes cancers of the liver, pancreas, gall bladder and bile ducts), the Trustees of BRIGHT (RCN 1064857) and the Trustees of Liver Cancer Surgery Appeal “LCSA” (RCN 1061703) voted unanimously to merge BRIGHT with the LCSA to create a single, enlarged charity – under the banner of BRIGHT.
Losing a loved one to cancer is never easy, so we are so grateful when relatives raise money for our charity in their honour.
With big fundraising targets for 2019, the charity was extremely grateful to hear that they had been chosen as the Captain’s Charity of the Year by Guildford Golf club.
Last Wednesday 70 Bridge players braced the freezing conditions to attend the popular annual BRIGHT bridge event.
Great to hear a training update from Andrew who is running the London Marathon for BRIGHT.
St Paul Beresford MP, Patron of the BRIGHT charity hosted a dinner at the House of Commons on the 12th October 2018, to celebrate the merger of BRIGHT and the LCSA (Liver Cancer Surgery Appeal), two charities that are based at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford.
We might be a small charity on paper, but BRIGHT continues to make a significant impact, in improving the outcomes for GI cancer patients at St Luke’s Cancer Centre in Guildford.
Meet Andy who has chosen to run the 2019 London Marathon to raise money for a Charity which he says gave tremendous support and treatment when his mum Cindy, was diagnosed with bowel cancer.
After surviving a battle with cancer, Joanna Dennis, owner of exclusive Jo Jo Boutique in Cuckfield, wanted to raise money for a local charity which is helping to provide greater patient choice in the way GI cancers are treated at St Luke’s Cancer Centre in Guildford.
Back by popular demand, BRIGHT will be hosting its annual BRIDGE event at a new location, Guildford Golf Club on Wednesday 30th January 2019.
Always delighted when supporters volunteer to undertake a sporting challenge to raise money for BRIGHT.
BRIGHT is delighted to announce a partnership with GenesisCare, the leading provider of patient focused care for cancer treatment.
On Sunday 31st July, three amazing supporters; Jo, Martin and Tim set their alarms for a very early start.
On the 24th May, BRIGHT hosted a Charity golf day at Foxhills Golf Club, one of England’s finest golf courses.
Calling all golfers – BRIGHT will be hosting a Charity Golf Day at the stunning Guildford Golf Course on Friday 21st September 2018.