Hartlepool gym offering free passes in return for blood cancer charity support

The Anthony Nolan charity helps people suffering from blood cancers and disorders receive vital transplants
The Anthony Nolan charity helps people suffering from blood cancers and disorders receive vital transplants

A Hartlepool gym is offering free three-day passes in return for a donation to a national blood cancer charity.

Xercise4Less, at Middleton Grange shopping centre, is supporting the Anthony Nolan charity this Men’s Health Week, which runs from Monday, June 12, to Sunday, June 18.

Between now and Sunday, members of the community are invited to register for their free pass, which can be used between June 12– 14, by making a donation to the charity.

The Hartlepool branch of the award winning national gym operator has previously raised money for Anthony Nolan which works to save blood cancer sufferers’ lives through their donor register, for blood stem cells or bone marrow.

Heather Addicott, corporate partnerships coordinator at Anthony Nolan, said: “The support shown to Anthony Nolan from the Xercise4Less Hartlepool community to date has been fantastic, and we are delighted to partner with them yet again.

“The money raised will help fund Anthony Nolan’s pioneering research into stem cell transplantation, allow us to add more people to the donor register, and mean we can be there for every person in need of a transplant.”

By linking in with Men’s Health Week, the charity hopes to encourage more young men to join its donor register.

Richie Allan, regional manager of Xercise4Less North East, said: “It is a pleasure to be partnering with Anthony Nolan again, they are a fantastically worthy organisation and we look forward to raising funds whilst welcoming new visitors to the gym.”

Register online at www.xercise4less.co.uk/3daypass