Milton Keynes cancer survivor, 6, plugs charity clear out

One of the cutest cancer survivors in town is urging people to clear out their wardrobes to save lives.

Thursday, 13th October 2016, 9:56 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 4:29 pm

Little Polly Barclay, six, has finally beaten Leukaemia after more than two years of treatment.

She was declared cancer-free last week - and promptly threw herself into a campaign to help others survive the disease too.

The Little Brickhill youngster is promoting Give Up Clothes for Good, a partnership between TK Maxx and Cancer Research UK Kids and Teens.

She is urging people to drop off any unwanted clothing, accessories and homeware items at their nearest TK Maxx store.

Each bag of donated items will be transformed into vital funds for research into treatments affecting children, teens and young adults.

During the 1970s only 36 per cent of children lived for up to ten years after being diagnosed with cancer.

The survival rate today for youngsters like Polly is now 76 per cent - thanks to research.

Since its launch in 2004, Give Up Clothes for Good has raised a staggering £25.5m for cancer reasearch.

Visit for more details of how to give your support.