Ski 4 Cancer, whose primary purpose is to provide alpine respite holidays for British families affected by cancer, will be sending a number of people recovering from the disease to the mountains this summer. Plans are also in place to send cancer patients and the recently bereaved to the mountains next winter.
Meribel Ski Chalets, the Meribel chalets specialist has built an enviable reputation for high levels of service, fantastic food and unbeatable value. Superbly located, all of the company’s chalets are near the ski lifts and come equipped with a range of facilities from saunas to open fires. In addition, Meribel Ski Chalets provide personalised menus and meals at times to suit each group.
Will Sussman, Managing Director of Meribel Ski Chalets explained the company’s decision to support Ski 4 Cancer, “The months of June and September are a quiet time of year for us. Although we always seem to fill our summer capacity with cycling enthusiasts and hill-walkers, we thought this year that we should support the work of Ski 4 Cancer – who do some excellent work. I’m delighted that we are in a position to help.”
Commenting on the announcement, Ski 4 Cancer Trustee Chris Stone said “Aside from the fact that the mountains are a magical place to visit in summer, there are direct health related benefits from being in an alpine environment. Meribel Ski Chalets offer some superb accommodation and catering and I’m sure our beneficiaries will benefit hugely from the generosity of Will and his Team.
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About Meribel Ski Chalets Ltd
Meribel Ski Chalets is a family-run company that opened its first chalet in Meribel in 2000, and has grown steadily ever since. It now runs 5 catered chalets all offering fantastic service, great value, and all in enviable locations across the resort. Meribel Ski Chalets offers its guests wonderful chalets in a beautiful environment, with top-quality staff on hand to make it a memorable holiday. During the ski season, all the chalets are catered to a high standard. In the summer, guests have the option of catered or self-catered holidays.
Meribel is at the heart of the 3 Valleys, an hour South of Annecy, in France. It is part of the largest ski area in the world. In the summer, Meribel offers mountain-biking, hill-walking, golf, swimming, tennis, white-water rafting, fishing, road cycling, paragliding and much more.
About Ski 4 Cancer
Ski 4 Cancer provides alpine based respite days and holidays for British families affected by cancer and makes grants to UK based care institutions. Ski 4 Cancer also funds research into the positive effects of sport and other forms of respite and how they can help prevent cancer and assist in recovery post diagnosis.