Volunteer for Get A-Head and Make a Difference

Posted by Anne-Marie on August 4, 2017

Here’s 5 Great Reasons Why You Should Volunteer for Get A-Head It’s Good For You! Lowers stress Helps your forget your own problems and focus on helping others Strong feeling of life satisfaction Boost Your Career Prospects Employers look upon volunteering positively Helps to give your CV a boost You never know who you might …Read more

Miles4Mel Team Skydive to Boost Fundraising

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 21, 2017

Many of you will have seen our story last month about the team of Unilever Staff who cycled from Leatherhead to Gilwern to raise money in memory of their colleague Mel Jaggard.  Well a team of 6 of the staff also decided to Skydive to raise more funds.   Saturday 10th June saw us arrive …Read more

InHANSE’s Cancer Drug Accelerated Program Reaches Exciting Landmark Stage

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 18, 2017

In the next in our series on previous Grant Recipients, we talk to Prof Hisham Mehanna of University of Birmingham’s Institute of Head & Neck Studies (InHANSE), to discuss the biggest ever grant Get A-Head has been able to award, worth £250k, to fund cutting edge research to see if existing drugs, already sold in normal pharmacies, …Read more

Get A-Head Open a New Office in Solihull

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 14, 2017

  We have some exciting news, here at Get A-Head!!  We have expanded our offering and now have a wonderful new office in Solihull as well as our office at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The new office is in a prime location, enabling us to reach out to a wider community and we are hopeful …Read more

Get A-Head Hits The Road Thanks to Motor Republic

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 13, 2017

  Motor Republic have adopted the Get A-Head Charity for head and neck cancer sufferers for this year… So they have sponsored a brand-new Nissan Qashqai to get us on the road and help us to go fund raising in.   Carmel & Chris Rouse, from Motor Republic said: “We are really proud to be associated with …Read more

Belly Dancing Hafla raises funds for Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on July 3, 2017

On Saturday 22nd April the lovely Sandra Newey and her Ashiqui Belly Dancing Troupe put on a Hafla in support of Get A-Head and to celebrate Sandra’s 70th Birthday!!       There were several belly dancing troupes and individual dancers who gave up their time and performed for us on the evening.         Sandra said “Special …Read more

Calling All Runners – Run Birmingham and Support Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on June 28, 2017

Calling all runners! It’s now time to book your place and Run Birmingham and support Get A-Head at one of the fantastic Birmingham Great Run 2017 Events.       The Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run takes place on Sunday 15 October 2017.  The Great Birmingham Run is now established as the second biggest half marathon in …Read more

Staff at Unilever in Leatherhead complete gruelling challenge in memory of colleague lost to cancer

Posted by Anne-Marie on June 23, 2017

Staff at Unilever in Leatherhead have cycled 180 miles in tribute to a former employee who died of a rare form of head and neck cancer. Mel Jaggard lost her battle to adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC), a rare form of head and neck cancer, in August 2013.   Every year since 2014, employees at Unilever UK, based on Springfield Drive, have …Read more

Community Café Supports Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on May 26, 2017

  On Friday 12th May The Oasis Community Café Team at St Clements Church Castle Bromwich, held a fundraiser to support Get A-Head.                 The café runs every Friday morning and serves coffees and teas, as well as the traditional full English breakfast to the community.  They had …Read more

Celtic Ball 2017

Posted by Anne-Marie on May 12, 2017

This year’s Celtic Ball is taking place on Saturday 25th November 2017 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole and we are pleased to announce our line-up for the event If you would like to come along and support Get A-Head, a table for 10 is £800 (individual/additional tickets are £80 each).   Tickets are available from the office on 0121 …Read more

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