A NORTH Yorkshire soccer membership, well-known for sporting unconventional soccer kits, are set to showcase a brand new equipment by sponsor HECK.
This yr the equipment goes “see by way of” as a part of their new male most cancers marketing campaign along side HECK to lift consciousness of prostate and testicular most cancers.
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Referred to as the “Let’s Be Clear” marketing campaign, the brand new equipment swaps HECK for CHECK to encourage males to examine themselves usually and see their GP in the event that they spot an issue.
£5 o very shirt bought is ready to be donated to UK male most cancers charities.
The membership has beforehand labored with the Bedale-based meals firm to lift virtually £200,000 for Prostate Most cancers UK by way of shirt gross sales and different fundraising initiatives and are hoping to succeed in their aim of £250,000 by the top of the yr.
The 2 joined forces after each dropping family members to prostate most cancers. HECK co-founder, Andrew Keeble, misplaced his father at age of 77 and Steve Garbett, a great good friend of the soccer membership, died in 2014.
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Andrew’s son was additionally identified with testicular most cancers on the age of 25, however after a visit to his GP it was caught early, handled and he’s now in remission.
Membership chairman Martyn Coombs, mentioned: “We acquired such an enormous response to the equipment and had been inundated with requests to purchase them, so we determined to provide additional shirts to deal with demand and, with £5 from the sale of each shirt donated to charity, we now elevate hundreds of kilos yearly.
“This yr we’re supporting a testicular most cancers charity too.”
Andrew Keeble mentioned: “My father approached his GP after experiencing difficulties however, by then, it was too late. Prostate most cancers is completely one thing we are able to do one thing about.”
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“Males are sometimes too embarrassed, too shy, or too ruddy cussed, to get it checked out.”
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