MandMDirect Team Up with Legendary Artists to Support Teenage Cancer Trust

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MandMDirect have teamed up with Chrissie, Madness and Paul Weller to design three exclusive t-shirts in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust.

It is fantastic that MandMDirect are donating the proceeds from these t-shirts to Teenage Cancer Trust

The t-shirts were inspired by the distressed look of 60s and 70s band tee’ and include vintage prints of the legendary artists, who have all performed at Teenage Cancer Trust's annual concert series at the Royal Albert Hall. There are only 1,500 of each design, which are only available at http://www.mandmdirect.com/. Priced at £19.99 the rock t-shirts will make the perfect Christmas gift for any music fan, and are bound to give a warm glow to all purchasers, as all profits will be donated to Teenage Cancer Trust.

MandMDirect, the UK’s leading online designer outlet have been supporting Teenage Cancer Trust for over six years. Through staff fundraising, donations from sales and bespoke products they have raised over £800,000 for the charity. Mike Tomkins, MandMDirect’s Chairman, said: “We are delighted to continue our support for Teenage Cancer Trust and these T-shirts are just another fantastic way of doing so”.

Siobhan Dunn, Director of Fundraising at Teenage Cancer Trust added: “It is fantastic that MandMDirect are donating the proceeds from these t-shirts to Teenage Cancer Trust. We are grateful for all the fundraising they have done over the last six years and for what they will continue to do.”

Every day in the UK, six young people are told they have cancer. Usually placed on a children’s ward or with elderly patients, young people often feel extremely isolated when facing a cancer diagnosis. Teenage Cancer Trust builds units in NHS hospitals that offer young people specialist care, bringing them together so they can support each other in an environment suited to them. The units’ home-from-home feel creates a sense of normality, containing social areas with pool tables, comfy sofas, music, laptops, wifi, Skype and TVs. They are bright and vibrant and designed to give young people the very best chance of a positive outcome.

There are now currently 17 Teenage Cancer Trust units across the country. The charity plans to build a further 16 so that all young people needing hospital treatment for cancer across the UK have access to the dedicated, specialist support they provide.

As well as specialist units, Teenage Cancer Trust also funds a number of services all with the same goal – to help young people fight cancer. These include clinical and research staff, an education programme for schools, family support networks and an annual conference for young cancer patients.

Buy your t-shirt now by visiting http://www.mandmdirect.com
About MandMDirect
MandMDirect is one of the largest online discount clothes retailers in the UK. Over the last 24 years the company has been dedicated to delivering the biggest fashion and sports brands at the lowest prices. Through consistently living the company’s core values MandMDirect has attracted over 1million active customers, receives 33 million visits a year to their website and has been awarded a number of prestigious accolades in the retail industry; including Etailer of the Year in the 2010 Drapers Etail Awards. To find out more visit http://www.mandmdirect.com/

About Teenage Cancer Trust

Every day in the UK, six young people are told they have cancer. This is a rising figure and there are already more young people than children with the disease. These young people often receive hospital treatment in inappropriate facilities catering for children or the elderly.
Teenage Cancer Trust focuses on the needs of teenagers and young adults with cancer by providing specialist teenage units in NHS hospitals designed to give teenagers and young people the very best chance of a positive outcome. As well as state-of-the-art facilities to keep patients occupied during long stays in hospital, the units provide an environment where teenagers can meet others in a similar situation.
There are 17 Teenage Cancer Trust units across the UK and the charity plans to build a further 16 so that all young people needing hospital treatment for cancer have access to the dedicated, specialist support they provide.
Teenage Cancer Trust is a registered charity: 1062559 (England & Wales); SC039757 (Scotland)

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