{Brides at Work} – fundraising initiative

I’ve been sent the following link that I wanted to share – yes, it’s unusual and crazy but I think it is a great way of raising funds for Breakthrough Breastcancer. The link is breakthrough.org.uk and I am going to replicate the text below:

The National Wedding Show is calling on all Brides to wear their wedding dress to work to raise money for Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

It doesn’t matter if you were married in 2010, 1910 or even if it’s still a work in progress… if you can find a dress (and fit into it!) we need you to get sponsored to wear it to work on Friday 17th September 2010.

The whole of the wedding party can get involved too. Encourage your friends, family and colleagues to take part. Whether they are the bride, groom, bridesmaid, bestman, mother of the bride or usher they can wear their outfits to work too.

To register, contact:

Events Team
020 7025 2426

If you, or anyone you know, is prepared to get back into your wedding dress on Friday 17 September 2010, let me know and I will come and photograph it. A close personal friend of mine is coming to the end of her chemotherapy as she was diagnosed with breast cancer. All of our lives will be touched by cancer and this crazy and unusual fundraising initiative is a way of giving something back.

And if you don’t want to wear your own dress, I’ve got two wedding dresses that you are more than welcome to borrow!

2 Comments on “{Brides at Work} – fundraising initiative

  1. Hi

    I am the PR behind Brides at Work, and just want to say thank you so much for spreading the word. We are hoping to get women (and men) dressing up in wedding attire all over the county – and there will competitions placed soon for the most unusal ‘Bride at Work’, be it a hairdresser, nurse, teacher, farmer – what ever you do for a living! Maybe ask Samantha to come and capture you!

    So why not join up – we will keep you inoformed of all the fun things going around the 17th September. This iniative is the work of the National Wedding Show – but to sign up please go to http://www.breakthrough.org.uk and they will send you your welcome pack and fund raising ideas.

    Anone who wants to get in touch feel free to email me on sharong@goodresults.co.uk


    • Hi Sharon

      Welcome to my blog. I think this is a great initiative and I really do hope that one of my brides contacts me and gets sponsored for wearing her dress again.

      Good luck with the fundraising.

      Sam x


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