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Deutsche Bank employees across the UK raised this generous sum via their ‘One Day’ initiative, in collaboration with Cure Leukaemia

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On Thursday 27th September, in Blood Cancer Awareness Month, Deutsche Bank employees across the UK were invited to donate a day’s salary to its two UK Charities of the Year through the bank’s ‘One Day’ initiative. The day was a huge success with a record £1.27m raised, with Cure Leukaemia receiving half of these funds in total (£100,000 more than the charity raised in an entire year back in 2012).

The £635,000 raised will help finance a pioneering Therapy Acceleration Laboratory at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, which will drive the development of new approaches to human disease, including personalised blood cancer therapies.

Read more (MRC WIMM website)