Southport teenager follows
in Grandmother's fundraising footsteps
A fundraiser from Southport who works
closely with a local cancer research charity has inspired her granddaughter to
hold her 1st ever charity cake sale. 13 year old Isobel Cutts, a pupil at Greenbank High
School, Southport, will hold the
cake sale to raise money for North West Cancer Research, which funds life saving
research in the region.
On Sunday, 25 June 2017, Isobel will team up with her grandmother, Olive Cutts, who
heads up the Southport based fundraising group for North West Cancer Research.
Members of the fundraising group will help by baking a variety of cakes to be
sold including lemon Drizzle, chocolate fudge and a range of other delicious
A committed Girl Guide, Isobel will hold the cake sale as part of her ambition
to receive the Baden Powell Challenge Award, which is the highest accolade a
Guide can achieve.
This is not the 1st time she has joined forces with her grandmother, this
Easter she helped to raise ₤100 for North West Cancer Research by selling
knitted Easter chicks filled with chocolate.
Isobel said:- "I'm really excited for the cake bake on Sunday. Me and my
Grandma have been promoting the event over the past few weeks by giving out
posters in the local area so we hope lots of people will come. My Grandma
and the other members of her fundraising group have helped me out by offering to
bake cakes for me to sell. I want as many cakes as possible so I can raise lots
of money for the charity."
North West Cancer Research has fundraising groups all over the North West who
help the charity continue to fund life saving cancer research. The charity
offers funding to the University of Liverpool and over the next 5 years has
pledged ₤13 million to research.
Sara Cooper, Committee Engagement and Events Executive, North West Cancer
Research, said:- "Isobel has put a lot of work into organising her cake
bake event, we hope the sale goes well and that she manages to sell lots of
cakes. She is a great example of a young person giving up her time to support
our charity and we hope others will be encouraged to follow suit."
The cake sale will take place from 10:30am to 1:00pm, on Sunday, 25 June 2017, on
Isobel's drive at:- 15 Lynton Road, Hillside in Southport.