06 Dec 2019
Stagecoach bus driver raised over £1000 for the cancer charity
Stagecoach bus driver, Natalie Currivan from Merthyr depot shaved her head for ‘Brave the Shave’ Macmillan Cancer Support. Natalie raised £530 and the amount was match funded by Stagecoach to total £1,060.
Macmillan Cancer Support provides care for people living with cancer including nursing care for medical, practical and emotional support. The money can also heat a home for a cancer patient and lead volunteer services to support patients up to every 12 weeks.
The cheque was presented to Natalie by Dean Owen, Acting Assistant Operations Manager. Dean said: “We’re all really proud of what Natalie has done, it’s a very brave thing to do and the money she’s raised will change people’s lives forever. Well done Natalie”. Natalie commented: “Cancer has affected quite a few people close to me so I wanted to show my support for those suffering with the illness and thank the Macmillan Nurses who do such an amazing job”.
Nigel Winter, Managing Director for Stagecoach in South Wales said: “We are always happy to support our staff in their fundraising efforts and would like to commend Natalie on her fundraising for such a good cause. Staff are constantly coming up with new ways to raise money and keep our partnership with local charities flourishing".