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The Barn Veterinary Practice donates £1000 to Cancer Research UK.

The Ipswich and surrounding areas vet practice has donated to Cancer Research UK supporting life-saving research through fundraising.

The vet, nursing and reception team got together to apply for a community grant, made available from the practice’s parent company, IVC Evidensia. The team at The Barn Vets heard about the charity’s plight to raise funds for Cancer Research through the Mud Run 2022 and as cancer affects so many friends and families they were keen to do what they could to help.

Team on the run

Alison Hunwicke, Animal care assistant from the Barn Vets added : ‘’Our team here, by the very nature of caring for animals, already play a really valuable and positive role in the community. It’s brilliant we’ve been able to donate to this cause and help research into the many forms of cancer. It is important to our team here at The Barn.

Cancer Research UK were so grateful for the team at The Barn Vets for selecting them for their community grant fund. The donation will make a big difference in helping, every donation supports life-saving research to help beat cancer. Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading independent cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research, influence and information.

The team of 8, ‘The Argy Barneys’ from The Barn Vets also collected their own donations from family and friends and raised £1749.50 for completing The Cancer Research 5k Mud Run 2022. The total of donations added to the community grant makes a grand total of £2749.50 The Barn Veterinary Practice is part of the world’s leading veterinary care providers, IVC Evidensia, which launched its Community Grant Fund in early 2022. The grants are aimed at helping local veterinary practices to be able to play an active role in the local communities in which they operate.

IVC Evidesia is committed to supporting employee-nominated charities across its global group. It is pledging up to £300,000 every year in the form of £1000 grants which its veterinary practices can donate to chosen causes. The company has committed to donating 300 community grants in 2022 and aims to make 1000 grants by 2025.Team members working in any IVC Evidensia practice across its global network can put forward any local charity to win a community grant. As a team the vet practice can submit a short application form and 75 successful applicants are drawn from this pool each quarter.The IVC Evidensia Community Grants form part of the group’s Positive Pawprint Strategy.

Team after the run

For more information, please visit;
https://ivcevidensia.com/how-we-work/sustainability/