Macmillan Cancer Support

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Macmillan Cancer Support

A charity founded in 1911 by Douglas Macmillan, which is the largest cancer care and support charity in the UK, providing medical, financial, emotional and practical help for people with cancer. Macmillan’s budget comes from legacies, corporate donations and fundraising activities and goes towards healthcare, dissemination of information, financial and emotional support and services and campaigning.
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Residents of Walker Street retirement scheme in Thornhill Lees collected pounds 1,407 for Macmillan Cancer Relief over the last year from events including sales, tombolas, raffles, cream teas and a coffee morning.
Claire Whittick runs the Hampstead pub, Green Lane, Great Barr, and her efforts raising money for worthy causes like Macmillan Cancer Relief have earned her a pounds 1,000 prize to give to her favourite charity.
FUNDRAISERS at Macmillan Cancer Relief are offering education packs to schools on teaching about cancer during Cancer Talk Week which starts on Monday, January 22.
Staff at Orchard Information Systems raised much-needed funds for Macmillan Cancer Relief by cycling from the Tyne Bridge to Berwick last weekend.
The plight of Muriel Buckby, from Aberedw in mid Wales, was highlighted yesterday by charity MacMillan Cancer Relief.
The children raised pounds 3,000 which is to be donated to Macmillan Cancer Relief.
The latest figures from Macmillan Cancer Relief for 2005, show the cash has helped 114 families.
Macmillan Cancer Relief's Better Deal campaign aims to promote awareness of the financial support available to cancer patients and their carers.
Coffee mania swept through the professional scene when staff from Hortons' Estate took part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Relief.
The comedian is one of the star guests scheduled to perform at Macmillan Cancer Relief's grand ball.
Mo was a great supporter of Macmillan Cancer Relief for some time and she delighted cancer patients and staff when she opened the Macmillan Centre in Luton and Dunstable two years ago.
Staff from Halifax Card Services also recently handed over a huge sum of fundraising to Macmillan Cancer Relief - the largest single donation the charity received during 2003.