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Ayrshire Cancer Support is our Nominated Charity Partner
Ayrshire Cancer Support has been announced as the nominated charity partner for Ayr Racecourse and Western House.
The partnership will run for two years and during that time in addition to assisting in fund raising events the Racecourse and Western House Hotel will aim to heighten the public profile of the Ayrshire wide charity.
Ayrshire Cancer Support offer a range of services throughout the district and has grown considerably since being founded in 1982.
The charity now has 45 volunteer drivers operating out of the two centres in Ayr and Kilmarnock.
This second to none patient transport service provides free transport to people undergoing cancer treatment and attending hospital appointments with the high percentage of the journeys being made to the Beatson Hospital in Glasgow.
An incredible 600,000 miles a year are driven by Ayrshire Cancer Support volunteers in carrying out this service. The charity employs 15 members of staff as well in addition to a team of more than 320 volunteers.
The vast amount of work carried out by the charity also includes providing face to face free counselling for cancer patients and their families at both the Ayr and Kilmarnock centres and Ayrshire Cancer Support also provide a range of complementary therapies which help to relieve the symptoms of cancer.
Wishing a huge congratulations and well done to the Ayr Racecourse and Western House Hotel team members who completed the 2018 Kiltwalk in Glasgow on Sunday 29th April!
The brilliant team completed the challenge to raise money for our partner charity Ayrshire Cancer Support.