Action Cancer Receive £68.5K from All-Tex Recyclers Ltd

15 July 2015

John Magill and Paula McAuley of All-Tex Recylers Ltd pictured with Katherine Young of Action Cancer have raised £68,500 for the charity over the last year through the collection of unsold clothing and paired shoes from Action Cancer’s 17 retail stores. The charity is looking for good quality clothing, furniture and bric-a-brac.Action Cancer has received £68,500 in the last year from Cloughmills based All-Tex Recyclers Ltd, Ireland’s largest grader and exporter of second hand clothing.

Action Cancer has 17 retail stores located throughout Northern Ireland selling pre-loved clothing, furniture and bric-a-brac.

Any clothing and shoes which are unsold in the stores but are suitable for re-use are picked up by All-Tex through weekly collections, minimising the negative impact upon the environment. Textile re-wear enables Action Cancer to generate additional revenue to support the charity’s cancer prevention, detection and support services.

John Magill, Director of All- Tex Recyclers Ltd said, “We are delighted to be able to support such a wonderful local charity that does so much to support local people affected by cancer. We look forward to continuing our long standing partnership into the future.”

Katherine Young, Action Cancer’s Retail Development Officer added; “Action Cancer’s retail outlets are changing the face of charity retailing in Northern Ireland, moving away from the stereotypical charity shop through creating boutique style stores. The ongoing support from All-Tex Recyclers Ltd allows us to further expand our retail operations.” 

Action Cancer’s retail stores are looking for good quality items, to identify your nearest store visit www.actioncancer.org/Shops/Your-Nearest-Shop, email [email protected] or call 028 9080 3344.