Thanks to your outstanding support, Tea for Helen – our sponsored tea break event – has raised more than £90,000 since we launched the campaign in 2010.
Please help us to make this year’s campaign – backed by our Vice Patron, TV personality Clare Balding – even bigger!
Invite your friends, family and neighbours along or organise a Tea for Helen tea break at your office.
If you have a café or coffee shop, you can join in Tea for Helen too.
You could hold a Tea for Helen day, weekend or even a week when you make a small donation to Helen Rollason Cancer Charity for every cup of tea (or coffee!) that you sell.
You can make it as fun and imaginative as you like – wear fancy dress, hold a ‘Tea and Tunes’ party with a live band, make special Tea for Helen cupcakes or hold a raffle!
Emma Buzec was diagnosed with Endometrial cancer and after discovering HRCC became passionate about giving something back to the charity. The result? Emma’s Tea and Cake Afternoon!
Emma said: “My whole life has been turned upside down since my diagnosis with many, many hospital appointments and even major surgery in January this year. As many will know you are given lots of different leaflets on different groups/support/charities all of which is so overwhelming however in all these leaflets I was given a Helen Rollason one.
“Everything about this wonderful charity was different I didn’t feel like a cancer patient nor somebody that was ill, and the more I went and got to know about this charity the more passionate I became. So I decided to hold a Tea For Helen event (with my own bits added on; everyone had to make a cake to bring).
It was such a great success on the day and I couldn’t be more proud of my family and friends who helped.
I have many times when I feel sad and heartbroken over all that has happened but every week when I see Wendy at the Helen Rollason Support Centre in Sawbridgeworth I feel better, and for that I will be forever grateful.”
We will help you to promote your Tea for Helen event with posters to display in your window and ‘We are supporting Tea for Helen’ cards for your tables. We will also give you a certificate to show your customers how much money you have raised for us.