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  • Blog Post: A really rubbish night in

    It can be really easy to get into the habit of having the same old boring nights in. A quick meal, some housework, too much TV, and before you know it, it’s time for bed. Just the opposite, in fact, of having A Really Good Night In for Macmillan Cancer Support. A Really Good Night In on...
  • Blog Post: Amyq93’s charity concert

    By Amyq93 : My name is Amy, I'm 19, and living with cancer. Sadly, six young people between 13 and 24 are diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK. Luckily, the Teenage Cancer Trust are there to help us each step of the way. They are fantastic. I am treated in a specialist unit for young...
  • Blog Post: Community news round-up – January-February 2013

    2013 got off to a busy start here on the Online Community. Here’s a round-up of a few of the best bits you might have missed over the last couple of months. Macmillan launches Not Alone campaign At Macmillan, we believe no one should face cancer alone – and last month we launched...
  • Blog Post: Taste4danger’s year of fundraising – 10k run

    When Online Community member Taste4danger was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma, she banded together with family and friends to organise an amazing year of fundraising events for Macmillan. The group are calling themselves World War C. Between them all, they are planning to do an event every...
  • Blog Post: Micro-volunteering: How to support Macmillan in bite-sized chunks

    Many people would like to support Macmillan, but don't have much time on their hands, or aren’t well enough to commit to a regular volunteering role. But the good news is that there are ways to give something back in smaller and more manageable ways – even some that you can do sitting...
  • Blog Post: Tell the Community about your fundraising event

    Have you seen the Your Events blog here on the Online Community? It’s the place where we celebrate all the fantastic events our Community members are taking part in, from sponsored walks to skydives. So many of our members are taking on inspiring challenges to raise money for Macmillan and other...
  • Blog Post: What’s your resolution for 2013?

    I hope you’ve all had a good start to 2013. The admin team are now all back in the office after the festive season, and it’s our resolution to keep making the Community better and easier to use. We’ve already got some work planned for this year, based on feedback from our users...
  • Blog Post: Fundraising in memory of mum

    Carole Barclay and her family organised an evening of entertainment in memory of her mother and raised an amazing £11,000 for Macmillan. She talks to the Community News Blog and explains how they were inspired to put on the event – and shares her top tips for anyone hoping to fundraise...
  • Blog Post: Firewalking Isis

    By Isis : Way back near the beginning of my cancer journey I heard about this amazing opportunity run by Epilepsy Scotland to do a Firewalk and I wished that I could take part - the previous year they had organised a bungee jump to raise funds, however that fell at the stage where I was in my...
  • Blog Post: Your World’s Biggest Coffee Morning experiences

    Last Friday was one of the most important events in the Macmillan year – the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. People all over the country organised coffee mornings in their homes, schools, offices, village halls and all kinds of other venues. It’s already raised more than £1 million...