Title Asda staff in the pink! Media name/outlet Fermanagh Herald Country United Kingdom Date 10/10/2018 Description THIS month, Asda staff in Enniskillen
are raising funds for charities, Breast
Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now, as
part of their Tickled Pink campaign.
Fundraising activity will take place
instore and in the local area throughout
Breast Cancer Awareness Month led by
Community Champion, Simon Harron.
Asda has already raised £60m
through the campaign over the past 22
years to provide improved care, support
and information for anyone affected by
breast cancer, as well as to help fund vital
research to help stop women dying
of the disease in the future.
Dr Niamh Buckley, from the School of
Pharmacy at Queen’s University Belfast
and Breast Cancer Now Scientific Fellow,
“Thanks to funds raised through Asda’s
Tickled Pink campaign, my team
and I are able to work towards developing
new treatments for aggressive types
of breast cancer, which currently have
limited treatment options, to improve
the chances of survival for thousands of
patients and stop more people losing
their loved ones.
Simon Harron, Asda Enniskillen
Community Champion, added, “This
year, colleagues in Enniskillen will be
‘in the pink’ throughout Breast Cancer
Awareness Month to raise awareness of
breast cancer, and the fundraising activities
taking place instore and in the
“After meeting Dr Niamh Buckley,
and hearing about the cutting-edge research
she is able to carry out as a direct
result of money raised by Asda, I
will be going the extra mile with
fundraising this year.
Persons Niamh Buckley