Kevin Rogers, local solicitor at Wilson Browne Solicitors has teamed-up with John Griff (of JG Media Services, and a name familiar to many in the region) to raise money for The Lewis Foundation, a cancer support charity.
In recent months and years, Kevin has shown the human side of being a lawyer, with his many #SingingSolicitor posts on social media and has become well known for his singing by the business community.
February 4th is World Cancer Day, a day set aside to raise awareness and to improve education, hoping to drive personal, collective and government action.
According to Cancer Research, someone is diagnosed with cancer in the UK every 2 minutes, and cancer can affect anyone: most people know someone who has had it, or lost a loved one to it.
Kevin’s best friend, and former colleague at Wilson Browne Solicitors, Graham Hill died of skin cancer 8 years ago, leaving four children. In memory of his friend and the many people living with cancer, he decided to help The Lewis Foundation, which gives immediate support by providing items to patients they might find difficult to buy themselves or simply cannot afford.
Every week The Lewis Foundation source, package and hand deliver free gifts and support packs to adult cancer patients in hospital. The packs include things that they might find difficult to buy, have forgotten, or run out of. Even in the current pandemic, they deliver over 2500 packs a month, covering 7 hospitals.
The aim is to raise awareness and money either through donations or the download of the song and video – a cover version of Billy Bragg’s Tank Park Salute, available soon on Amazon, Apple, Spotify, and Youtube Music.