‘X-Factor’ star Marcus Collins and ‘The Voice’s’ Jaz Ellington sign up for The Christie’s Charity Ball
Press Release Posted 17 August 2012
Show-stopping singers Marcus Collins and Jaz Ellington are
topping the bill at The Christie charity's annual ball in
Liverpool-born Marcus Collins shot to fame when he came
second in the last series of the X-Factor and Jaz Ellington reached
the semi final of the BBC's new talent show The Voice.
The Christie charity is hosting its glamorous annual ball
on Saturday 13th October, at The Point, Lancashire
Cricket Club, which is raising money to help cancer patients at The
Christie, a specialist cancer centre in Manchester.
Marcus Collins said; "Occasions like this make me very
proud that I'm now doing what I love to do - performing, and coming
from the North West it's a pleasure to know funds raised on the
night will be helping cancer patients in this region and
This year, The Christie Charity Ball is raising
vital funds for patients treated for cancers such as leukaemia and
lymphoma on The Christie's haematology and transplant unit
Chief Executive at The Christie Caroline Shaw said; "Our
charity ball promises to be a spectacular night. Not only can
guests look forward to an incredible evening but they will also be
raising vital funds for such an important cause.
"We never stand still at The Christie - and central to all
our plans are our cancer patients. That is why we are building a
new state-of-the-art haematology and transplant unit which will
improve care for patients treated for cancers such as
leukaemia and lymphoma.
"It will also enable us to treat more patients undergoing
transplants and other treatments in specialist
accommodation. Your support really does help save
lives and I would be delighted to welcome you to such a special
night on The Christie calendar."
The exclusive evening gets underway with champagne and
cocktails, followed by a fabulous four course meal with fine wines.
On the night guests can take part in an auction to win
money-can't-buy experiences and prizes.
The current HTU at The Christie is frequently close to
capacity and the need for inpatient accommodation is in constant
demand. Alongside a drive to replace its existing teenage cancer
unit, The Christie is building a new integrated treatment centre
combining the two units.
Tickets for the ball are available to buy now priced from
£125. A range of table packages are available. Click here for
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