Liverpool’s Lord Mayor, Councillor Gary Millar will hand over a cheque for £1,000 to representatives from the Teenage Cancer Trust this week – Friday 28 February 2014.
Lord Mayor, Councillor Gary Millar said: “I am delighted to be donating to such a worthy cause.
“The work of the staff and volunteers at Teenage Cancer Trust is vital not only to those suffering from cancer but also their friends and families.
“I hope this donation will go some way to making a difference locally and that they continue with their excellent work in this area and beyond.”
Sian Day, Regional Fundraiser for Teenage Cancer Trust said: “We are extremely grateful to the Lord Mayor for kick starting our Merseyside appeal.
“In order to fully equip a brand new Teenage Cancer Trust unit for 13 – 19 year olds with cancer in the region we need to raise £500,000.
“We hope that this donation will encourage others to take on our Thousand Pound Challenge and help transform the lives of young people with cancer.”