FACE


Fighting Against Cancer Edinburgh & South East Scotland


Lapland


A magical experience for children impacted by cancer


Redecorated room


Creating a more comfortable environment for patients and their visitors


The FACE Garden


A quiet place outdoors for patients and their visitors to spend quality time


FACE

FACE is a cancer fund established in 1990 and is based at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre of the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh. The funds raised through FACE provide the “little things” that make a difference to patients and families who have been affected by cancer. FACE is run entirely by volunteers, who have directly or indirectly been impacted by cancer. There are no paid members of staff and no offices to maintain. This allows FACE to keep administration costs down to a minimum and maximise the funds that are available to provide help.  

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Afternoon Tea Fundraiser – RE-SCHEDULED
23 Mar

Afternoon Tea Fundraiser – RE-SCHEDULED

For the safety and well-being of everyone involved, the Afternoon Tea to be held on 28 March has been rescheduled. It is now due to take place on Sunday 11th October 2020 at the Sheraton Hotel, Festival Square ...
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Edinburgh Cancer Centre – Outpatient Department – New Furniture
20 Feb

Edinburgh Cancer Centre – Outpatient Department – New Furniture

FACE were asked if they could help replace furniture in the waiting areas of the Oncology Outpatient Department (OPD) at the Western General Hospital. The staff in the OPD know how important it is to make th...
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Afternoon Tea Fundraiser
2 Feb

Afternoon Tea Fundraiser

This year’s afternoon tea event is on Saturday 28th March at the Sheraton Hotel Festival Square in Edinburgh (1:30pm). As well as afternoon tea there is a glass of fizz. Entertainment is provided by The Swin...
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What people say about FACE

"....Thank you FACE on behalf of all children and parents who have been touched by your magic."
“The FACE team take children impacted by cancer to Lapland”
"....one very magical day when they got to meet the 'real' Santa in Lapland....."
“The FACE team take children impacted by cancer to Lapland”
“I suffer anxiety so chemotherapy was very frightening and distressing at the beginning. The service made such a difference to how I felt”, ...
“FACE provide funds for complimentary therapy sessions”