IJL charity auction raises funds for Breast Cancer Care
LONDON, October 27, 2014 – Style-savvy buyers, retailers and industry leaders raised £3,428 for Breast Cancer Care – the only UK-wide specialist support charity – at the first ever Charity Auction during the Late Night Shopping Evening at International Jewellery London 2014.
The star lot of a hand-crafted charm bracelet, designed by Sarah Jordan and cast by Birmingham’s Hockley Mint, with individual charms created by high-profile designers, and was successfully bid for by Julia Clarke of Hester Clarke.
Sarah Kitley-Spencer, Head of Marketing IJL, said: “Many thanks to the industry for helping us raise this massive amount of money for Breast Cancer Care and also to the many brands, designers and the BJA who donated the very beautiful pieces for the auction.”
Sara Rees, Head of Corporate Fundraising, added: “We really appreciate all the hard work that went into organising this wonderful auction. All the funds raised will help Breast Cancer Care support the thousands of women waking up to the harsh reality of breast cancer every day. Thank you for your much appreciated support.”