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BONES FOR BONES

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09 Mar 2015

BUTCHERS AND FARM SHOPS INVITED TO TAKE PART IN CHARITY ‘BONES FOR BONES’ SCHEME

Butchers and farm shops across the UK are being invited to get involved with ‘Bones for Bones’ – a scheme started by Cheerbrook Farm Shop in Nantwich, whereby the shop’s butchery makes fresh bones available for customers to take home for their dogs in return for a small donation to blood cancer charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.

“We’ve been running Bones for Bones for a couple of years now and it’s been really well supported” commented Cheerbrook owner Andrew Shufflebotham. “We had always provided bones for customers – they are a natural by-product and our skilled butchers cut through them to maximise taste for our furry companions. We decided it was a great opportunity to contribute as a business to Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research by asking our generous customers for a small contribution in return for each bone.

“There are multiple benefits – the charity receives much-needed funds, we minimise wastage and support our sustainability objectives, and our four-legged friends are kept happy!”
Cheerbrook have raised almost £600 during the last year for the South Cheshire Branch of Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research, and they are now working with the charity to encourage wider take-up of the scheme.

Creative agency, Era Creative, have contributed a logo design which Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research will be able to supply, along with a collection box and fundraising support, to any butchers or farm shops who are interested in taking part.

“Bones for Bones is a great initiative and we really hope to encourage farm shops and butchers across the UK to get involved. The money raised will help us in our mission to beat blood cancer, improve the lives of all those affected and stop people from dying,” commented Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research Regional Manager, Catriona Tait.

For further details on the Bones for Bones scheme or to register an interest, please contact Catriona Tait on 0191 208 2716 / catriona@beatingbloodcancers.org.uk.

 

Comments

11.03.2015

What a fantastic idea, Catherine!

I'm sure a lot of butchers will look to follow suit on this and I cannot thank you enough as a blood cancer survivor myself for everything you're doing to help the charity. Keep up the good work!