Nothing's going to stop this year’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support
We’re celebrating our 11th year as headline partner of Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, and we’re doing whatever it takes to raise money for people living with cancer. Read on to find out how you can get involved this year, whatever your circumstances
The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support is back this September, and no matter your circumstances, there are lots of ways to get involved in 2020.
Whether you host a socially distanced Coffee Morning and treat yourself to one of our special Macmillan-themed Colin the Caterpillar cakes, which include a 10% donation, or choose to support Macmillan in other ways, there are lots of ways to get involved this year.
Head to the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning website to find out more, and help to make sure nothing can stop this year’s Macmillan Coffee Morning.
In the UK, almost 3 million people are living with cancer, and that figure is set to rise to 4 million by 2030.
Since 2010, M&S has raised more than £19 million for Macmillan Cancer Support – an extraordinary amount that could fund around 340 Macmillan Professionals for one year.
The money that M&S colleagues and customers raise this year will go towards funding Macmillan Professionals such as Sam, who supported Katie and her family when Katie’s daughter Ruby (pictured) was diagnosed with a rare kidney cancer.
“I can’t imagine having gone through Ruby’s treatment without Sam," says Katie. “The support we’ve received throughout it all, and continuing to this day, has been nothing short of amazing. It’s an isolating journey for a parent to be faced with losing the one person in the world you’re supposed to protect. To be surrounded by family and friends gives comfort, but the supportive, empathetic and professional role of a Macmillan nurse goes beyond that. As a child undergoing cancer treatment, Ruby became wary, scared and often distressed when nurses approached. But not with Sam. Even at two years old, she knew Sam was a different, special kind of nurse.”
For information, support or just someone to talk to, call 0808 808 00 00 or visit macmillan.org.uk
We’re giving our favourite tea-time treat, Colin the Caterpillar, another special Macmillan makeover this year, in honour of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Inside he’s the same irresistibly chocolatey swirled sponge we all know and love. But outside, he’ll be adorned with a mix of Macmillan’s colours, including green sprinkles and purple feet. A 10% donation from sales of big Colins and matching mini Colins will go to Macmillan Cancer Support. Find them in store now.
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