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Harry Redknapp supports cancer charity in need of £600,000

The Wessex Cancer Trust charity has provided support to people with cancer for almost forty years.

However, the charity is at risk of being closed down if it doesn't raise £600,000 by the end of January.

The charity covers Hampshire, Dorset, the Isle of Wight and parts of Wiltshire.

A group of clinicians set up the Wessex Trust forty years ago
£600K
needed by the end of January to save the charity

Former Football Manager, Harry Redknapp is supporting The Wessex Cancer Trust.

On a visit to the centre today, he said: "People don't do anything until it affects them. Lets get as many people on board and see what we can do, and make the effort."

Harry spent the morning with people at the Wessex Cancer Trust Credit: ITV Meridian
11,000
people are helped by Wessex Cancer Trust each year
The charity provides a space for people to talk Credit: ITV Meridian

The charity provides a space for cancer suffers to talk honestly about the disease.

Approximately 11,000 people are helped by Wessex Cancer Trust every year.

When you can come somewhere and you can speak your mind...that's invaluable. This place has been a sanctuary for me."

– Justine Mariley, Cancer survivor
  • WATCH: CEO of Wessex Cancer Trust, Cait Allen
  • WATCH: The full report by Sally Simmonds
  • WATCH: Harry Redknapp in the ITV Meridian studio with Fred & Sangeeta

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