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Resurgam remember Freeman Ivan Davis OBE as they choose their official charity of the year for 2020 / 21

The Board, Staff and Volunteers of The Resurgam Trust are pleased to announce that Friends of the Cancer Centre will be their nominated Charity for 2020 / 21. Resurgam will now use many of their key events throughout the coming months and organise a few new socially distanced events, due to Covid- 19, to help raise funds for their chosen charity.   

Adrian Bird Trust Director said, “Most years it’s very hard to decide on which charity to nominate because there are so many deserving causes out there. However, this year it was much easier. Recently we all lost a good friend in Ivan Davis OBE. Ivan was a great supporter of our work and we all held him in high esteem for all the work he did within community over the years as an elected representative. Local charity, Friends of the Cancer Centre were very close to Ivan’s heart, so we unanimously decided to nominate them as our chosen charity in his memory”

Ana Wilkinson, Corporate Fundraising Manager from Friends of the Cancer Centre said, “We are incredibly grateful to be working alongside Resurgam, with the support of Mr. Davis’ family and all of the money donated this year will directly benefit cancer patients in Northern Ireland and their families. For 35 years, Friends of the Cancer Centre has been dedicated to enhancing the quality of patient care and support through our life-changing and life-saving work.  We do this by funding additional nurses, supporting local research and providing practical support, such as our financial grants, which help families through a difficult time. However, we simply could not do this without the support of organisations like Resurgam and people in the local community”

A member of the Davis family said “We are delighted that you have chosen Friends of the Cancer Centre in memory of Dad and as a family we wish you all good luck with your fundraising”

If you would like to make a donation or organise an event on behalf of Resurgam’s fundraising efforts please contact Vince Curry on 02892 670 755 or send an email to


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Adrian Bird (Trust Director of Resurgam Trust), Ivan Davis OBE and Philip Dean (Resurgam Trust Chairman) at the opening of our Welcome House February 2019  

Resurgam Trust and Friends of the Cancer Centre Logo’s

For further information please contact Vince Curry at the Resurgam Trust (Charity No. XT30039) on 07870 355 136

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