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Welcome to the fourth regular edition and the first of the new decade of the Breast Friends Northamptonshire newsletter. If you know of someone that would be interested in receiving this newsletter then please pass on this sign-up link:

2019 was a mixed year for the group, we've expanded so much that we've had to move on from our regular home of Dappers to accommodate all our members in our regular monthly meetings (our private Facebook Group now has over 200 members). However, our relationship is by no means over as we will still continue to use Dappers for our regular coffee mornings.

As we've grown we have also needed to rely more on the committee members who we are eternally grateful for their hard work and help and we are looking forward to the training day we will be shortly spending with as many of them as possible.

Advent Calendar
We once again ran our members' advent calendar with items that have been donated by the wonderful businesses and individuals from around the county who we could not run this without, check our Facebook Page for the full list of donations.

Funding Initiatives

We were very close to hitting our target selling 50 tickets per month in the Northampton Lottery. If that target is reached we will receive £1300 per year, and hopefully one of you will win £25,000.

Full details: Northampton Lottery

Inkjet Recycling
If you use an inkjet printer (or know someone who does) we are able to receive a £1 for each one we return to Recycle4Charity. Please bring them with you to the next meeting and we can arrange to send them off.

If you can't get to a meeting, just head to their website and they will send postage-paid envelopes to you.

Cream Teas
Local British Tapas restaurant Bread and Pullet are hosting a "Pink & Perky" Charity Afternoon Tea on February 9th to raise funds for BFN with £5 per afternoon tea sold coming straight to us. For more information head to their event page on Facebook.

Social Media
Please do sign up to our social media accounts (and ask your friends, family and colleagues too) and also share the content where you can without spamming your timelines. If you don't fancy sharing just give a post a "like" as it all helps, the links are all at the bottom of this email under their respective icons.

Sponsored Events
If you are thinking of doing a sponsored event for Breast Friends Northamptonshire you can now select us as a Charity on Facebook, you can create a fundraiser by heading to our Facebook Page or you can use one of our sponsor forms or head to Total Giving and create your event

Breast Friends Calendar

We have a very limited supply of calendars left, order yours while we still have some in stock.

It is priced at just £10 for collection or £15 posted and is stocked all over Northampton, click below for the locations of all the stockists or to place your online order.

Click here for full details

Upcoming Events


Wednesday - Monthly Meeting - @ Cheyne Walk Club- 7pm-9pm
Our regular monthly meeting will kick-off 2020. 

Wednesday - Coffee Morning @ Dappers - 10am-12pm
Coffee and cake, do you need another reason to come along?

Saturday - Wellness Walk @ Delapre Abbey - 11am-1pm
Come for a relaxed stroll around these lovely grounds, email Zena for more information. We will meet at the front house up from the car park.

Tuesday - Walk Talk @ Abington Park 10:00am- 11:30am
Contact Kazzie f you are planning to attend the first Walk Talk event of 2020, help walk off those mince pies!

Saturday Park Run @ The Racecourse, Northampton 9:00 am.
Our monthly bit of exercise, join us at the basketball court from 8.45 am to take part in the "5K Your Way" event. There is no pressure at all to run the course, just come and do it at your own pace.

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