Horsham woman with pancreatic cancer wins volunteer of the year award

A Horsham woman who has pancreatic cancer has won the volunteer of the year award.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 3:38 pm

Trish Law won the award for her ongoing support through Covid and her many years of fundraising for Cancer Research UK.

Trish and her family took part in Race for Life for ten years after which she joined the charity’s East Street shop as a volunteer.

She has helped the shop raise more than £75,000 over the years. But Trish has recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

Janice Smith, assistant manager, Cancer Research UK East Street and Trish Law, volunteer, being presented with her Flame of Hope certificate for raising so much money and awareness.

And now her granddaughter Jess Simpson has decided to take part in Race for Life in June to raise vital funds for Cancer Research UK.

Trish said: “Anyone wishing to support her can sponsor her: https://fundraise.cancerresearchuk.org/page/jesss-race-for-life-2818”