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1st August

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Have a great time for a great cause!

What better way to celebrate Yorkshire Day this year than by helping raise funds for Yorkshire’s very own cancer charity? Our region has some of the lowest cancer survival rates in England, but with your help we can change this.

We want you to get wacky with your wellies – wang them, wear them, paint them or plant them! Every penny raised will go into funding research and saving lives right here in Yorkshire.

So, come on, help us give cancer the boot!

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Get involved

Find an event and help support Yorkshire Cancer Research

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Wanging a welly for YorkshireWanging a welly for Yorkshire

Wanging a welly for Yorkshire

Throw your own welly wanging competition

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Work those wellies people!Work those wellies people!

Work those wellies people!

Make Yorkshire Day wear-your-wellies-to-work day!

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Walk on the welly sideWalk on the welly side

Walk on the welly side

Organise a sponsored welly walk

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What a welly good idea!

Our welly ideas are just for starters. We know Yorkshire folk are a creative bunch. So why not come up with your own fun welly ways to raise money on Yorkshire Day. All it takes is a little imagination – and a pair of wellies!

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Hosting your own event? Tell us and we’ll feature it on the Yorkshire Cancer Research events page to help you spread the word.

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Everything you need to host your own event

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Download your FREE fundraising pack

Really give it some welly with our FREE fundraising pack, full of ideas and advice to get you started.

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Order your FREE fundraising pack

Really give it some welly with our FREE fundraising pack, full of ideas and advice to get you started.

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#GiveItSomeWelly on social

We’d love to see what you’ve been up to. So please share your welly stories and pictures with us on social media using hashtag #GiveItSomeWelly and help spread the word

What your donations allow us to do

Cancer awareness

Ensure people in Yorkshire understand how to spot the signs and symptoms of cancer so they seek medical help at the earliest possible stage, when the cancer is often easier to treat.


Increase participation in screening so more people are diagnosed early.

Clinical trials

We bring more clinical trials to the region so we can ensure everyone has access to pioneering treatments.

Local communities

We work in local communities to help people reduce their risk of cancer by living healthy lives.

Funding research

Fund practical, patient-led research and services that will improve the treatment and diagnosis of cancer across Yorkshire.

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