An Ayrshire cancer charity is asking individuals to create their own DIY fundraising events to help raise much needed funds.

Ayrshire Cancer Support are calling on fundraising heroes and supporters of the charity to get inventive in thinking up new ways to raise cash.

The charity hope to see keen cancer crusaders utilise their skills, hobbies and passions to raise money in unique and fun ways.

Volunteer driver Kerr Girvan completed an incredible Golf-a-thon challenge and raised a fantastic £2,500 for the cause.

ACS volunteer driver Kerr Girvan completed a Golf-a-thon challenge to raise cash for the charity
ACS volunteer driver Kerr Girvan completed a Golf-a-thon challenge to raise cash for the charity

Kerr managed to play eight golf courses in South Ayrshire - an incredible 144 holes in total — in only 48 hours.

Despite some challenging weather conditions at times, Kerr managed to complete his epic challenge and documented his adventures throughout on social media.

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McConnell’s pharmacy in Darvel, Newmilns, Galston and Hurlford raised £2,655 by taking part in their annual Irvine Valley walk. As well as this fundraising effort, Deans pharmacy also got in touch to make a donation of £2,400 to match their efforts and bring the total raised to £5000.

If you’d like to order a free 24-page fundraising pack with lots of fundraising materials and resources, please contact the community fundraising team on 01563 475025 or contact [email protected]

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