JEWELLERS  F.  HINDS  STANDS  UP  TO  CANCER

Jewellers F. Hinds is supporting Stand Up To Cancer by selling a new, limited edition arrow charm and band, designed by British fashion designer Henry Holland in aid of the campaign.  Stand Up To Cancer is a joint fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK and Channel 4, which raises money to fund vital research which will get new and better treatments to cancer patients faster. 

All 111 F. Hinds stores across England and Wales will be selling the £5.00 band with 100% of the proceeds donated to the campaign. The charm and band are also available to buy online at www.fhinds.co.uk.  Designed in the bold Stand Up To Cancer colours – orange, black, red and white – the Stand Up charm is a defiant statement in support of Stand Up To Cancer.  The black and white slide-through wrist band shouts out the message loud and clear, and is a stylish symbol to show your support for the campaign.                                       

The charm and band will help to raise vital funds that will accelerate groundbreaking research, bringing treatments to UK patients faster and saving more lives. Stand Up To Cancer will culminate in an epic live TV event hosted by Davina McCall, Alan Carr and Dr Christian Jessen on Friday, October 17. The trio will front a star studded night of television, jam packed with programming from entertainment and science to documentaries.

For more information, visit www.standuptocancer.org.uk or visit any F Hinds store – for store locations visit www.fhinds.co.uk and click on the Store Location tab.

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October 2014

 

Established in 1856, F. Hinds is Britain's largest independent family jewellers (111 stores) with a reputation for top quality customer service and an extensive selection of gold, diamond, gemstone and silver jewellery, watches, clocks, collectibles, giftware and porcelain.

 

Stand Up To Cancer and Stand Up To Cancer Brand Marks are registered trademarks of the Entertainment Industry Foundation.

 

About Stand Up To Cancer (UK)

  • Stand Up To Cancer is a joint fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK and Channel 4. It unites scientists, celebrities and communities to generate funds, raise awareness and bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.
  • Stand Up To Cancer raises money for translational research, which takes developments in the lab and transforms them into new tests and treatments for cancer patients. 
  • It took place for the first time in the UK in 2012 and raised over £8 million.
  • In 2012, the live fundraising event was hosted by Davina McCall, Alan Carr and Dr Christian Jessen and featured celebrity interviews and moving real life stories
  • Stars such as Gwyneth Paltrow , Samuel L Jackson, Bradley Cooper, Leona Lewis, Cheryl Cole, Keith Lemon, Heidi Klum, Jeremy Piven, Heston Blumenthal, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Alesha Dixon, Ashley Walters, Russell Tovey, Bear Grylls, Jack Whitehall, Tom Felton, Warwick Davis, Jimmy Carr, Derren Brown, Martin Freeman, Dawn Porter, Micky Flanagan, Stephen Graham, Max Beesley and Jonathan Ross are just some of the talent who supported Stand Up To Cancer.
  • Stand Up To Cancer will return to UK TV screens on 17 October 2014 on Channel 4
  • For more information visit standuptocancer.org.uk

 

About Cancer Research UK

  • Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research.
  • Cancer Research UK’s pioneering work into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer has helped save millions of lives.
  • Cancer Research UK receives no government funding for its life-saving research. Every step it makes towards beating cancer relies on every pound donated.
  • Cancer Research UK has been at the heart of the progress that has already seen survival rates in the UK double in the last forty years.
  • Today, 2 in 4 people survive cancer. Cancer Research UK’s ambition is to accelerate progress so that 3 in 4 people will survive cancer within the next 20 years.
  • Cancer Research UK supports research into all aspects of cancer through the work of over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses.
  • Together with its partners and supporters, Cancer Research UK's vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.

 

For further information about Cancer Research UK's work or to find out how to support the charity, please call 0300 123 1022 or visit www.cancerresearchuk.org. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

 

About Channel 4

 

  • Channel 4 launched on 2nd November 1982 and is a publicly-owned, commercially-funded, public service broadcaster. It receives no public funding and all profit generated by commercial activity is directly reinvested back into the delivery of Channel 4’s public service remit to be innovative, experimental and distinctive.
  • In addition to the main Channel 4 service, the portfolio includes E4, More4, Film4, 4Seven and 4Music, as well as an ever-growing range of online activities that includes channel4.com, Channel 4's bespoke video-on-demand service 4oD and standalone digital projects. Through its film arm Film4, Channel 4 is also a key supporter of British film making talent.
  • Channel 4 is a major investor in the UK's creative economy, working with around 300 creative companies from across the UK every year and investing significantly in training and talent development throughout the industry.

 

 

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