Following the death in 2008 of Robert Brown, brother of our Managing Director James Brown, Hazard Chase has formed a close relationship with Pancreatic Cancer UK, creating, promoting or managing fundraising concerts, and contributing management time and expertise to assist with the development of the charity. Our client Michael Collins is now an Ambassador for the charity and James Brown is a member of its Development Fund Advisory Board.
Hazard Chase has created eight highly successful concerts to date, in Cadogan Hall, Middle Temple Hall, the Temple Church and the Royal Festival Hall to raise funds for Pancreatic Cancer UK. Both Royal Festival Hall concerts were broadcast in the UK on Classic FM. In total, around £200,000 has been raised directly, with more from related activities. Numerous clients have donated their services to make these concerts possible and we are enormously grateful for their generous support.
Pancreatic is the most lethal cancer, with fewer than 4% of those diagnosed living for five years or more – a figure that has barely improved in forty years. Robert Brown lived for just a further thirteen weeks. Increased funding for research aimed at earlier diagnosis is a priority, as at present pancreatic cancer only receives 1% of the National Cancer Research Institute Partners’ total research spend.
Pancreatic Cancer UK was founded only in 2006 and has made rapid progress, becoming the recognised national charity for support and information, campaigning and research. Hazard Chase is proud to support the work of this outstanding organisation.
Click here for further information on Pancreatic Cancer: http://www.pancreaticcancer.org.uk