Pink is associated with qualities such as kindness, compassion and softness – attributes which is strongly associated with femininity. Today, this colour represents the expression of moral support for women with Breast Cancer.
Unfortunately, Breast Cancer affects millions of women worldwide and it is important women are aware that guidance and support is out there to reduce the risk of disease. It is also important to be mindful that men can also develop Breast Cancer, which is rare but at the same time information and aid is available.
Health and Social Care students raised funds for Macmillan Cancer on Friday 28th September as part of the world’s biggest coffee morning. .
The students were involved in selling decorative cakes with the Coffee morning raising a tasty £161.78. Health and Social Care Lecturer – Haleema Mustafa said; “The learners really enjoyed the creative aspect of getting in the kitchen and making and decorating the goods for sale. This was a good opportunity for new learners to bond and work together with their class mates. They all though it was a worthy cause as they know someone who has had a cancer diagnosis and appreciate that anyone can be in that position in the future."
The London Youth Games (LYG) hosts Europe’s largest youth sports festival. Schools and communities around the capital take part in a season of 30 different sports events taking place over 9 months. The competitions are part of the National School Games Programme.