During these challenging times, we are currently seeing an increased demand for our remote services as we support families living with cancer in 2020. It’s a really anxious time for anyone living with cancer, and our clients need the support of Wessex Cancer Support more than ever.
Join-in with our campaign #RuleofWess6Gifts by donating £6 and nominating 6 friends to do the same! Text WESSEX to 70450 and this will donate £6 to Wessex Cancer Support (or use our donate button at the top of the page) and then nominate 6 friends to do the same, so we can support more local people. Terms and Conditions of Text to Donate – Texts cost £6 plus one standard rate message.
Together you and your friends could GIFT £36, the equivalent of one counselling session for a person affected by cancer. Please share and help support local families affected by cancer by gifting £6 and nominating 6 people today.
First donate by text WESSEX to 70450 and this will donate £6 to Wessex Cancer Support (or use our donate button at the top of the page).
Then create a post on your chosen social media, see our example wording below and nominate your 6 friends by tagging them into the post too. You might want to nominate more than 6 friends, so post more than once if you like!
Use the #RuleOfWess6Gifts in your post and don’t forget to tag us into the post too. Facebook @wessexcancer, Instagram @wessexcancertrust or Twitter @wessexcancer.
Join me #RuleofWess6Gifts by donating £6 and nominating 6 friends to do the same! Let’s turn the social distance rule of 6 into the power of 6! Together we could gift £36, the equivalent of one counselling session. Please donate and nominate to help support local families affected by cancer during covid-19. #WessexCancerTrust
Here’s how Wessex Cancer Support has helped people living with cancer in Hampshire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight since the coronavirus pandemic forced them to temporarily close their support centres on 23rd March.
-Provided 2,500 support sessions
-Taken 1200 helpline calls
-Provided over 500 counselling sessions
-Delivered 129 distance therapy sessions
-Made 11 support videos which have had over 2,000 views
-Welcomed over 200 people to the closed Facebook support group
We know that people living with cancer have a lot of anxieties and questions right now, which is why we have created a remote counselling service. Providing telephone counselling has been a lifeline to so many and our demand for these services has been huge. We are passionate about being there for anyone at the time that we need it so work hard to avoid keeping people waiting for this essential support. Please help us to continue to be there for anyone impacted by cancer as and when they need us.