The club will be calling on its 18,000 members to unite in the
fight against prostate cancer with a variety of fundraising
activities and personal challenges over the course of the year to
help raise its target.
The partnership will also help to raise awareness of prostate
cancer - the most common cancer in men in the UK which mainly
affects those over 50 - amongst 41 Club's members, who are all at
least 41 years old and therefore a key group to engage in the
David Smith, President of 41 Club, said: "I am delighted to
promote The Prostate Cancer Charity as the Association's
Presidential Charity 2012-13. Every man is at risk from this
disease and it is important that we look after our health and
support The Prostate Cancer Charity in its efforts to increase
awareness and reduce the risk."
Mark Bishop, Director of Fundraising at The Prostate Cancer
Charity, added: "We are delighted that 41 Club has decided to
partner with The Prostate Cancer Charity and we are hopeful that
the partnership will raise both awareness and vital funds for
research, campaigns and the Charity's support services, directly
helping those affected by the disease."