This month, Pennyhill Park hosted a strawberry afternoon tea to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care. They invited spa members and day spa residents to join the occasion, where their (extremely talented) pastry chefs created a scrumptious assortment of strawberry themed cakes and mini desserts, served with scones, strawberry jam and cream, alongside traditional finger sandwiches. In addition to the strawberry feast, guests were offered complimentary hand and arm massages by spa therapists.
Sadly, the chances are that we all know someone who has been affected by breast cancer, and on the day itself two spa members had recently come through their respective experiences with this indiscriminate disease, whilst another lady was beginning her own emotional journey. The unity, strength and support in the room was palpable, and in less than two hours they raised £267.
As mentioned, Pennyhill’s wonderful efforts come at a time when Spabreaks.com is working on a year-long partnership with Breast Cancer Care, raising money and awareness to help Breast Cancer Care offer a lifeline to thousands more people who so desperately need it. We have cycled to Belgium (virtually) and each month we have an inspiring story from the charity in our Coping with Cancer column on The Hot Tub.
Spabreaks.com has a long and passionate history of supporting anyone with cancer, working to make the spa industry a more accessible place for anyone touched by the disease.
Our Recovery Retreats were an indutry first offering anyone with or recovering from cancer the chance to experience a spa day or break just like anyone else, safe in the knowledge that treatments were safe and adapted. This has been at a time when there has been a lot of restrictions on treating anyone going through cancer and treatment.
In 2015 we also announced our part in TpoT (The Power of Touch), which is a not for profit organisation aiming to make all spa therapists in the UK cancer aware by 2018, so that no one in the country is ever turned away from a spa again because of cancer.
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.