Wear Lavender at Home Day 2020

26-04-19 All day

Wear Lavender to Work PosterWear Lavender to Work Day is one of our main fundraisers and you can be part of it.  You may have taken part in the past and for this we thank you and urge you to give us your support again this year. 

We have nominated 24th April. With Corronavirus affecting us all this year we are making the event Wear Lavender and Home Day. You can be flexible with the day or even run it for a week or so running up to the date, enabling more of your friends and colleagues to get involved.

As well as dressing in lavender you could have a bake sale, decorate the house or the children or pets, or just bring it to the attention of your friends.  It can be fun and it will make such a difference to people living with cancer right across the Scottish Borders.  Just the act of dressing up gets people talking about it, and raising awareness of the charity is a big part of our plans for growth.

It does not matter how large or small. You could encourage a friend or family member to do something at their whome. Everyone can join in.  The idea is to wear lavender and donate to the cause.

You could even just donate to us here!


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