Useful Links and Resources

Directory of feel better treats

Posted by Sara Liyanage on 12 August 2021

Feel better treats

Cancer Support UK – Cancer Support UK provides practical and emotional support to people living with cancer, both during and after the treatment period. They support people with all kinds of cancer across the UK. They provide cancer kits, chemo kits and cancer coaching free of charge.

Edgar’s Gift – A charity set up in 2010 in memory of Ben Edkins and founded by Ben’s parents Julie and Neil Bradman, alongside Ben’s family and friends.  “Edgar’s Gift aims to raise money to enable us to provide special days out, unique experiences and luxury gifts for young adults aged 18-30 who are suffering from cancer

Fighting Pretty – an US-based organisation from which you can send a ‘Fighting Pretty’ package which is designed to help women battling cancer – at any stage of treatment – feel strong and beautiful. Pretty Packages typically vary depending on what they can get donated, but do include their iconic mini pink boxing gloves.

Honey Rose Foundation –  This charity arranges for a special wish to be organised for anyone over the age of 40 suffering with a terminal/life-threatening illness.

Look Good Feel Better – go to a workshop to learn how to camouflage any signs of cancer with make-up and receive a goodie-bag! Workshops take place all round the UK.

Something to look forward to – This charity “benefits people affected by cancer and financial difficulty by providing positive things to look forward to which have been generously donated by companies and kind individuals.

The Osbourne Trust – “The Trust provides children aged 16 years and under whose parent/s have cancer access to recreational activities during a parent/s treatment by funding up to 3 activities such as a cinema trip, play centre visit or a meal out.”

Wigs for Heroes – The lovely Kaz set up this charity while going through her own breast cancer treatment. It provides help and support to people undergoing cancer treatment in the London area including pamper packs, workshops and online resources . 

Willow Foundation – This website allows young adults with breast cancer (and other forms of illnesses) to apply for a “Special Day” which is a day on which you choose what to do, whether a day out with the family or a day off from work.

The information and content provided in this page is intended for information and educational purposes only and is not intended to substitute for professional medical advice.

Reviewed March 2021

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