Take a trip through our relationship with Cancer Research UK

  • Cancer Research UK

    April 2012

    ScottishPower and Cancer Research UK launch an exciting new relationship with the aim of raising £5m for Cancer Research UK over 3 years.

  • Race for Life

    May 2012

    ScottishPower is proud to be the Official Energy Sponsor of Race for Life 2012 with over 400 employees taking part.

  • High 5 Challange

    September 2012

    High 5's all round as ScottishPower donate another £20,000 as a result of our successful High 5 Challenge.

  • Commendation

    October 2012

    ScottishPower receives Commendation from the Institute of Fundraising Scotland for the sponsorship of Race for Life.

  • SU2C

    October 2012

    ScottishPower sponsors SU2C in the UK and mans 3 call centres with volunteers to take donations.

  • CRUK Fundraising and Marketing Director receive a cheque for £1m

    November 2012

    Neil Clitheroe, CEO Retail & Generation, presents Richard Taylor, CRUK Fundraising & Marketing Director, with a cheque for £1m.

  • Help Beat Cancer - A Guaranteed Deal

    January 2013

    Over 50,000 customers have chosen ScottishPower's Help Beat Cancer tariff resulting in further donations to Cancer Research UK.

  • £2m raised

    March 2013

    In just under a year, ScottishPower raises £2m to help Cancer Research UK bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.

  • Benefactor's Circle

    April 2013

    ScottishPower is welcomed to Cancer Research UK's Benefactor's Circle.

  • Achievement Award

    April 2013

    ScottishPower receives a Special Achievement Award from Cancer Research UK for our contribution to the charity.

  • Official Energy Sponsor of Race for life 2013

    May 2013

    ScottishPower is proud to be the Official Energy Sponsor of Race for Life 2013 with over 600 employees taking part.

  • Family Fun Day

    June 2013

    Family Fun Day and Race at Whitelee Windfarm to celebrate its extension and raise funds for Cancer Research UK.

  • Donna Taylor

    September 2013

    ScottishPower's Donna Taylor hands over a cheque for £25,000 to Cancer Research UK's Caroline Silke, after hitting the 50,000 High 5 target.

  • £3m raised

    October 2013

    In just 18 months, ScottishPower reaches £3m milestone for Cancer Research UK.

  • Help Beat Cancer - A Guaranteed Deal

    November 2013

    Over 100,000 customers have chosen the Help Beat Cancer tariff resulting in further donations to Cancer Research UK.

  • We've got talent

    November 2013

    ScottishPower hosts first ever employee production of We've Got Talent raising £120,000.

  • £4m raised so far

    March 2014

    ScottishPower is delighted to have raised over £4m to help Cancer Research UK's life-saving work.

  • Alexandra Burke

    May 2014

    Alexandra Burke leads the crowd in a High 5 to launch ScottishPower's third year as Official Energy Sponsor of Race for Life.

  • £5m raised

    October 2014

    ScottishPower raises an incredible £5m for Cancer Research UK in record time. And we're not stopping there!

  • Thank You

    October 2014

    ScottishPower employees and their friends and family give up their time to take donation calls during the Stand Up to Cancer live TV fundraiser on Channel 4.

  • Peter Andre

    November 2014

    Peter Andre joins ScottishPower at We’ve Got Talent raising over £110k.

  • 6m raised

    January 2015

    We hit £6,000,000 – ScottishPower is proud to have raised £6m to help beat cancer sooner.

  • 200,000

    February 2015

    Over 200,000 customers have chosen the Help Beat Cancer tariff which contributed over £4m to the fundraising total.

  • ross

    April 2015

    Gold medallist Ross Murdoch joins ScottishPower to celebrate new 3 year partnership with Cancer Research UK.

  • ross

    May 2015

    ScottishPower raises an outstanding £7,000,000 for Cancer Research UK in just over 3 years.

  • august

    August 2015

    ScottishPower’s High 5 Wave finishes on an incredible 77,992 high fives so we have increased our donation to £46,400.

  • august

    September 2015

    ScottishPower have surpassed the £8 million mark and we are proud to say we aim to raise even more to help beat cancer sooner.

  • august

    September 2015

    Double gold Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes puts ScottishPower employee Michelle Nicol through her paces to prepare for the 26-mile Shine Night Walk in London.

  • august

    November 2015

    ScottishPower donates over £500k towards life-saving research as part of our wider charity partnership.

  • august

    February 2016

    Employees raise £4800 from the sale of Cancer Research UK Unity Bands in support of World Cancer Day

  • august

    March 2016

    Since September, a further £1m has been raised for Cancer Research UK. ScottishPower’s total raised is now an incredible £9 million.

  • sept-2016

    November 2016

    We reached the milestone of £10m for Cancer Research UK

  • sept-2016

    June 2017

    £15m raised for Cancer Research UK and we are not stopping there

    In 2012 we started a 3 year long relationship with Cancer Research UK with the aim of raising £5m. Since then we have raised in excess of £15m and we’re not stopping there. In April 2015, we renewed our relationship with Cancer Research UK for a further 3 years and we will continue to help generate funds for the charity through a range of activities.

    ScottishPower and Cancer Research UK

    Helping to beat cancer sooner

    Together we have the energy to help beat cancer sooner

    At ScottishPower, we believe we have a responsibility to the planet we live on and the customers we provide energy to. Since launching our relationship with Cancer Research UK in 2012, we have been involved in activities to help support their life-saving work including; employee fundraising, creating a Help Beat Cancer tariff, plus sponsorship of Race for Life and Stand Up To Cancer events. With the help of our employees, customers and suppliers, we're delighted to announce that together we have raised over £15 million so far. And we're not stopping there.

    In April 2015, we renewed our relationship with Cancer Research UK for a further 3 years and we will continue to help generate funds for the charity through a range of activities.

    One in two people will develop some form of cancer in their lifetime and Cancer Research UK is fighting the battle against all cancers. Every day they are developing newer, kinder treatments, saving lives and adding years. It's a relationship we're committed to because together we have the energy to help beat cancer sooner.