Consequently, each national SpOCC
would have to maintain its own space picture and share some of that data with the coalition SpOCC
to generate an integrated picture.
The range of agencies within the SPOCC
network demonstrates well how institutions have grown up in the Australasian subsystem to compensate for the lack of capacity of the individual island states.
Su Coleman is coordinator of SPoCC
, the Society of Parents of Children with Cancer.
Based at the Birmingham Children's Hospital oncology ward, SPoCC
provides a listening ear, support and a signposting service to families facing the terrifying ordeal of learning their child has cancer.
Agree to actively raise a minimum of pounds 250 in sponsorship money, all of which will be donated to the charities SPOCC
and Give a Child Health.
Maxine is now 34, and although she still suffers a host of medical problems caused by cancer, the Cowleys are grateful she is alive and are still heavily involved in SPOCC
, which is one of two organisations to this year be named the Birmingham Mail's Local Heroes.
Branch chairman Peter McHugh said: "We chose the society because it desperately needed a new minibus which would present a lifeline for the children and be used to take them to and from appointments at the hospital but also on muchneeded day trips." Aston Villa legend Charlie Aitken handed over the keys to the SPOCC
's Max Cowley during a presentation at Burlington Hotel in Birmingham..
During the past five years, the Centre has helped to raise over pounds 50,000 for Birmingham charity Society of Parents of Children with Cancer (SPoCC
Bras will be weighed and money per kilo will be donated to SPOCC
. The bras will then be exported to third world countries where the price of a bra is often more than a meal for a whole family.
To raise money for the Pallasades supported SPoCC
(Society of Parents of Children with Cancer) and the Sunday Mercury's charity, Give a Child Health, Elaine Blyth has been chosen to take part in the first daredevil challenge, a Top Gun Experience tomorrow.
With that in mind, grateful Marian has raised nearly pounds 11,000 to be split between the oncology unit that saved Jack's life at Birmingham Children's Hospital and The Society of Parents of Children with Cancer (SPOCC
), which gave her so much support.
Take your gift to the SPOCC
wrapping service near Pea- cocks where it will wrapped beautifully for you.