FACE


Fight Against Cancer Edinburgh


Lapland


A magical experience for children and families impacted by cancer


Providing special equipment to help make it more comfortable for patients


Helping to make occasions which happen in hospital special


The FACE Garden


Helping to develop outdoor places for patients, their visitors & staff to spend peaceful time in


Free Lollies!


Providing free ice lollies to help patients as they go through treatment


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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FACE have recently provided the oncology unit at the Western General Hospital with a HoverMatt Air Transfer Mattress and HoverJack.

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FACE Lapland Trip 2022

This year’s Lapland Trip on Saturday 10th December 2022 was amazingly the 28th time FACE had taken children & families impacted by cancer to meet Santa Claus in Lapland.

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Ice Lollies

Working closely with the catering staff at the Western General Hospital, FACE are funding a supply of free ice lollies for patients who are unable to eat and will benefit from an ice lolly as part of their treatment.

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FACE – Sleigh Bells Ring

The FACE Sleigh takes Santa out to meet local communities and has brought so much pleasure to many, young and old. While it raises funds for FACE, we do our …

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FACE Lapland Trip 2021

It is fantastic to report the trip to Lapland went ahead on Saturday 11 December 2021 – after being on hold for two years. It was a wonderful day and …

kiltwalk 2021

Kiltwalk 2021

On Sunday 25 April our wonderful Kiltwalk team took to the streets and beaches in the sunshine, walking the scenic route from Barnton to South Queensferry. The weather was kind …