Who we help

North East Promenaders Against Cancer Charitable Trust donates most of its money to the RVI, Newcastle upon Tyne and the Newcastle University Medical School to support blood-related cancer research, particularly into non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, in the hope that it will contribute to improving treatments and survival rates. Funds are also dispersed to assist with patient care to local hospices and cancer support groups across the North East.


Organisations which have benefited:

Here are just some of the many organisations which have been supported by NEPAC:
RVI Bone Marrow Research
Non- Hodgkin’s Lymphona Research Group
Northumberland Cancer Support Group
Hospice Care North Northumberland
Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care
Marie Curie Centre
St Oswald’s Hospice
RVI Breast Cancer Research
Sick Children's Trust, Crawford House, RVI
St Clare's Hospice
Alice House Hospice
Teenage Cancer Trust
Tyneside Children’s Hospice
Tynedale Community Hospice
Tyneside Macmillan Nurses Appeal
Weardale Community Hospital
Willow Burn Hospice



How to apply for funds:

If you are involved in or know a charitable organisation that could benefit from funds donated by the NEPAC Charitable Trust, then please contact us.  The NEPAC Charitable Trust is only able to grant money to not-for- profit organisations which are involved in cancer research or patient care and support.  Our address is:


Bainbridge House
379 Stamfordham Road
Newcastle upon Tyne



NEPAC benefits many charities which help people with cancer:


Northumberland Cancer Support Group was formed in 1986, and is a completely voluntary self-help organisation and registered charity.  It offers a gentle holistic approach to cancer that does not conflict with conventional medical treatment. The group aims to offer a safe and friendly environment in which people with cancer, their families and friends can meet others facing a similar challenge. Open to people from anywhere in the North East, the group meets regularly. For more information, visit www.northumberlandcancersupportgroup.co.uk


Hospice Care North Northumberland was set up in 1995 to support patients and their carers living with life- threatening illnesses, such as cancer, motor neurone disease, end-stage multiple sclerosis, heart or lung disease. Invaluable services include palliative day care in Berwick and Alnwick; an outreach service; carer support; complementary therapies; lymphoedema management and a resource centre.  For more information, visit www.hospicecare-nn.org.uk


Marie Curie Centre, Newcastle provides a wide range of services to cancer patients and people suffering from life-limiting illnesses. The Centre, on Marie Curie Drive, Elswick Road, has a 22- bedded unit and looks after around 450 in-patients each year as well as patients who regularly use the day therapy service. Services at the hospice include physiotherapy, occupational therapy, emotional counselling, social services and chaplaincy. For more information, visit www.mariecurie.org.uk


Daft as a Brush Cancer Patient Care, Newcastle upon Tyne provides a free transportation service for cancer patients in the NE to and from the Freeman and RVI hospitals for treatment.  To date, the charity has a fleet of 25 ambulances many of which have been adopted by schools, hospitals and one by NEPAC.  The service is run by some 300 volunteers and made some 20000 journeys in 2017.  For more information visit www.daftasabrush.org.uk 


Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer, providing practical, medical, emotional and financial support while pushing for better cancer care. With a promise to "care for the whole person, not just the disease", Macmillan nurses take into account not just the medical needs of people but the social, emotional and practical impact cancer can have. For more information, visit www.macmillan.org.uk