Team of Crick walkers shine to help young people with cancer

The team from Hako.

The team from Hako.

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Vital funds have been raised for the Teenage Cancer Trust from a trek held by a team who work in Crick.

Staff at cleaning equipment firm Hako walked through the streets of London at night in aid of the charity. They raised £1,900 to help young people and their families who are dealing with the disease.

The team of ten people were among thousands of people who took part in Cancer Research UK’s recent Shine Night Walk through the streets of London.

Together they raised a total of £1,891 for the Teenage Cancer Trust after drawing on the support of family, friends and colleagues.

One of those taking part in the moonlit half-marathon was Hako sales director Sylvie Giangolini, who said the walk had been tough, but worth it.

“Although we trained for a few weeks before the event, we were all left a bit sore, with one or two blisters amongst the team,” she said.

“However, it was a fantastic experience and we would like to thank everyone who made a donation and helped us raise so much for a very worthy cause.”

So far the Shine Night Time Walk has raised more than £2.5 million to help fund life-saving research.

Anyone who would like to support the Hako team’s efforts to raise money for the charity can make a donation by visiting the website www.justgiving.com/hakomachinesshine.