TK Maxx in Capitol Centre uses community funds to support Rosemere Cancer Foundation in Preston

Robin Shaw with colleagues, from the left, Olivia Arden, manager Toni Coley, Vivian Robinson and Rosemere Cancer Foundations Cathy Skidmore
Robin Shaw with colleagues, from the left, Olivia Arden, manager Toni Coley, Vivian Robinson and Rosemere Cancer Foundations Cathy Skidmore
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A shop worker has used his job to thank Rosemere Cancer Foundation for supporting his partner by bagging extra funds for its services.

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Robin Shaw and his partner Vivian Robinson, of Leyland, who is receiving treatment at Rosemere

Robin Shaw and his partner Vivian Robinson, of Leyland, who is receiving treatment at Rosemere

Robin Shaw, who works on the shop floor helping customers at the Capitol Centre branch of TK Maxx, applied to the store chain’s community fund for a £1,500 donation for the charity.

Robin, 60, of Leyland, made his application, which was granted, because he wanted to give something back for treatment partner Vivian Robinson, 70, has been receiving at Rosemere Cancer Centre since last July, when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Vivian, who is retired, successfully overcame the disease 21 years ago following surgery and is again responding well to treatment.

Robin and Vivian are both members of St John’s C of E Church, Leyland, where they help run the children’s messy church and Vivian also organises crafts.

Cathy Skidmore, Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s trust and corporate fund-raising manager, said: “We are extremely grateful to Robin for obtaining this donation for us. It is the second TK Maxx donation we have received this year as a member of staff at the store’s city centre outlet applied for a £2,500 donation on our behalf back in January. We would like to thank TK Maxx for its support.”

For further information on Rosemere Cancer Foundation, its work and how to donate, visit http://www.rosemere.org.uk