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Alison Head Shave - before and after

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Alison's Head Shave Raises  £2631

A huge thank you to Alison Slade who had her beautiful long hair shaved off to raise funds for the Olive Tree at Rock Paper Scissors in Ifield Green, Crawley.  Alison was supported by the Olive Tree when her husband Graham was being treated for cancer and she set herself the ambitious target of raising £1500 to be able to "give something back" to the Olive Tree.  However,  Alison's inspiring story captured the imagination of many people and she has already raised an incredible £2631!  Alison's story also caught the attention of BBC Sussex Radio and Crawley News 24.  Before and after photos are above - quite a transformation!  Luckily Alison was able to find a suitable wig from the Olive Tree's stock of wigs to use until her hair grows back again.

Please click here to visit Alison's JustGiving page to read her inspiring story or to make a donation. 

Brighton Marathon 2019

BrightonMarathone fundraising for the Olive Tree

On 14th April 2019 the Brighton Marathon celebrates its 10th anniversary – AND YOU COULD BE PART OF IT!!! We have 3 charity places available to runners who are committed to raising funds to support The Olive Tree. Please get in touch either by phone on 07434 819637 or email alyson@olivetreecancersupport.org.uk to find out more about booking one of our places.

Alternatively, if you already have a place and are interested in running for us, we'd also love to hear from you. We will provide fundraising support along the way and help you to get the absolute most out of this fantastic experience. Please click here to find out more about the Brighton Marathon.

Waitrose Community Matters

Cheque Presentation at Waitrose

A big thank you to the team at Waitrose Horsham and to all of their customers who put their green counters into the box for the Olive Tree during April. As a result of your support we were delighted to be presented with a cheque for £230. Alyson Smith, Olive Tree Fundraising Manager, and Sarah Brocklehurst, Olive Tree volunteer, are picture above collecting the cheque from Waitrose Community Matters Champions Amanda King and Marilyn Pike. Thank you!

New! Olive Tree Cinema Club

Olive Tree cinema club
If you would be interested in joining a group for the occasional trip to the cinema, please let us know. We will provide the company, you purchase your own ticket and popcorn🍿

Regular Events at the Olive Tree & other locations:-

Pink Ribbon Exercise Class - weekly, every Friday 11.30 - 12.30 and 12.30 - 1.30 for women recovering from breast cancer.

NADA (ear acupuncture) - weekly, Mondays at 12.30 for men and Thursdays at 5 p.m for women to help alleviate the side effects of cancer treatments.

Singing - monthly, Mondays 6.30 - 8 p.m., everyone welcome, no experience required!

CU Fitter - weekly, Thursdays at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. (The Horticultural Society Hall, Ifield Avenue, Crawley), gentle exercise classes to help regain fitness during and after cancer treatment.
 
Yoga - weekly, Tuesdays at 6 p.m. (Olive Tree) and Fridays at 10 a.m.(the Apple Tree pub, West Green Drive, Crawley), everyone welcome.
 
 
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Olive Tree Cancer Support Centre
Registered Charity No: 1157386
Crawley Hospital
West Green Drive, Crawley
West Sussex RH11 7DH

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