9 December, 2020

we This is our letter to Santa.

Dear Santa, 

It’s been a tough year – for us, for everyone. Being Santa and all, we’re guessing that you’re pretty used to self-isolation, as you’re in hibernation most of the time 

For our charity, though, and many others, it’s been pretty catastrophic.   

Typically, when people raise money for charities, they hold an event. But, of course, events have been restricted since last spring. Fewer events mean fewer donations. It’s as simple as that.   

On top of that, many people have been hard-hit financially, so understandably, donating to charity is not top of their agenda.   

Santa, we’re writing to you because we’ve got it on good authority that your sack is a bottomless pit. We don’t want to compete with the good little children out there, especially after what they’ve had to put up with over the last nine months.  

But we wondered if you could see your way to putting a little something in our stocking this Christmas. We promise we have been good this year. 

We’ve been zooming about raising awareness of how people can lower their risk of breast cancer and we have released a video on how to check for signs of breast cancerAnd another that explains how being physically active can reduce the risk of breast cancer anits recurrence. And we’re working on creative ways to get our vital work to prevent breast cancer to every corner of the UK 

We know your stocking trade is toys, but maybe those hardworking elves could knock out a few gold coins for a change? A stocking full of fivers, or the jingle of coins next to the jingle of bells this Christmas, would really make our day 

We promise it will be spent on research and awareness to prevent breast cancer. Does that sound fair? 

Merry Christmas to you and all your hardworking elves. We hope this letter reaches you. 

Breast Cancer UK 


P.S. – Men can get breast cancer too, you know, and alcohol increases the risk of breast cancer; you’re a little plump (which also increases your risk). So we’ve left you a glass of carrot juice by the chimney breast. (Carrot juice is full of carotenoids which help prevent breast cancer).  

What is going to be in your letter to Santa?

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