How The Money Gets Spent

It is pleasing to note that funds raised by MUG have been spent wisely as detailed below:

MUG has raised over £1,000,000 since launch.

MUG has supported medical equipment and training, cancer awareness and education and youth sports initiatives. 

Medical training equipment

  • £166,500 (so far) for the Male Cancer Nurse for Guernsey;
  • £12,862 - New cancer nurse training courses,
  • £8,000 (circa) - Bladder Screener for use by Hospital;
  • £10,000 - 50/50 split with Pink Ladies on financing a cancer specific rehabilitation exercise program with specialist physics for 2013 and 2014;  
  • £20,000 - Budget to support Education Dept SHARE section re testicular cancer kits for each secondary school on the Island and a significant testicular cancer awareness programme underwritten;
  • £3,000(circa) - Financing a GP Conference, organised by MSG consultants and attended by circa 80 to 100 GPs, with specialist MSG and UK based medical specialists attending and speaking;
  • £3,090 - Centrifuge;
  • £4,700 - Small -80°C freezer;
  • £40,000 - Guernsey research funding for prostate cancer;
  • £15,000 State of the art prostate cancer screening equipment and yearly enhancements to software including £7,500 annual licence fee;

Sports initiatives

  • £6,000 on distinctive MUG cricket boxes for all Island Year 7-13 boys with educational literature to support   "Check your Balls" /Testicular Cancer Awareness: campaign;
  • £6,500 on Junior Golf (grass roots initiative to get children involved, and funraise;
  • £5,000 on Junior Rugby (grass roots initiative to get children involved, and funraise;
  • £3,000 on Junior Cricket (grass roots initiative to get children involved, and funraise;
  • £3,000 on Junior Football (grass roots initiative to get children involved, and funraise;
  • £5,000 on Junior Basketball (grass roots initiative to get children involved, and funraise; 
  • £3,500 to support Macmillan Cancer Relief Hope Courses 2013 on the Island; 

Cancer awareness education

  • £5,430 to the Health Promotion Unit to finance three courses run by Macmillan in Guernsey for 2014;
  • £10,000 on histopathology equipment;
  • £830 for 9 more sets of prosthetic testicles;
  • £2,500 on Sun Cream dispensers to be distrubuted throughout the Bailiwick Primary Schools;
  • £1,266 on a shelter for Bright Beginnings to provide shade to the nursery children;
  • £25,000 Gareth Corbett CanMove programme;
  • £37,843 - Educational, assistance with school cancer lessions;
  • £11,000 - MUG Mound at Salarie Corner.

Awareness Campaigns

  • £10,990 - Check Your Balls Awareness Campaign;
  • £18,963 - Bowel Cancer Awareness Campaign;
  • £33,902 - Skin Cancer Awareness Campaign;
  • £28,976 - Promotional merchandise to give to children. Hoodies, t-shirts, mugs.  All of which can be purchased as well;
  • £10,322 - Bike ride costs x 2;
  • £9,400 - Golf Days;
  • £29,872 - Beard Up Awareness Campaigns x 3;
  • £12,620 - Bermuda Shorts Week Campaigns

Mental Health

  • £12,000 - Manshed;

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