November 2019

A team from Cheshire glass manufacturer, Encirc, including Managing Director, Adrian Curry and other members of the company’s Leadership Team, has raised more than £36,500 for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity by taking part in a group skydive.

The courageous colleagues from Encirc prepared to leave their offices for the clouds and succeeded with the challenge of jumping 15,000 ft from a plane with the Black Knights Parachute Centre in Cockerham, in support of their colleague, Encirc’s Operations Director, Robert Rose.

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre is one of the UK’s leading cancer centres, and provides invaluable care and treatment for those living with the illness.

Robert has been attending The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre for treatment and has been overwhelmed with the quality of care he and other patients receive during all appointments from volunteers and staff alike.

Robert commented: “Clatterbridge has really looked after me and I can’t thank all of the doctors, nurses, care staff and volunteers enough. When some of my colleagues asked what support they could give me, I suggested something that I have always wanted to do but never got around to – a skydive to raise money for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity. To my surprise they were up for the challenge and I can’t believe how much money they’ve raised, it’s absolutely fantastic!”

The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity is currently raising their final £5m for the existing appeal, a brand-new hospital in Liverpool. Liverpool’s first cancer centre will be opening its doors to patients in May 2020 and as part of Encirc’s incredible fundraising achievements, a roof garden will be sponsored by Robert Rose.

Mark Parkinson, Events Fundraising Manager from The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity, said: “Massive thanks to the team at Encirc in Elton for such amazing support! We are thrilled to have been able to work with such a wonderful team at Encirc, and in particular to be able to see Robert’s fundraising wish come true. Because of the team we are able to really push forward with our fantastic work in the region, helping to save an additional 700 lives each year.”

To read more on Robert’s story and support him and the team, visit Robert’s Just Giving page: justgiving.com/fundraising/robert-rose19.

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