Welcome to CREST Cancer Support
Many cancer charities support just the patient, but CREST believes that families and carers often suffer as much, so we are here for them too.
CREST is different because it is a local charity run entirely by volunteers who give their time and expertise for free.
Annual General Meeting - Monday 21st May
We will be holding our 2018 AGM on Monday 21st May at 2:30 pm in the Spelthorne Borough Council offices at Knowle Green. All members of CREST are very welcome to attend this meeting and we hope to see you there. We would appreciate it if you could let us know if you are coming so that we can arrange adequate seating.
Day Trip to Beautiful Blenheim Palace
Our coach excursion in April was to the magnificent baroque Blenheim Palace, home to the Dukes Of Marlborough since 1722. We were entertained with stories and family anecdotes of the great Winston Churchill and were given a private tour of the state rooms.
Something To Look Forward To
Something To Look Forward To, one of CREST's partner charities, is offering local and national free gifts and experiences to cancer sufferers and their families who are currently undergoing treatment or are up to 1 year post treatment. Examples of gifts may be restaurant meals, hotel stays, beauty treatments, tickets for events and attractions and many others. If you would like to find out more please follow the link: www.somethingtolookforwardto.org.uk
Christmas craft at Notcutts garden centre
In December we thoroughly a creative festive morning with Olivia and Sophie from the Garden Centre who inspired and supported us as as we made our lovely real trees wreaths. Delicious soups and sandwiches raised spirits further and we all agreed that it was excellent preparation for Christmas.
Spelthorne Council Textiles Collection
Spelthorne Council operate a weekly textiles collection service and donate five percent of the profits to a different local charity each year. We are delighted to tell you that we have been chosen as one of the beneficiaries for 2018. Thank you to everyone who nominated us!
WANTED - Used Stamps!
CREST Cancer Support can turn your used postage stamps into cash, so please don't throw them away. Recycle your stamps by bringing them into our office or by sending them direct to the collector using their FREEPOST envelopes.
To get your FREEPOST envelope either ring 07599 830966 or complete the online form at www.fundraisingstamps.com