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  • Blog Post: Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree, of all the trees most lovely

    Christmas is normally a time to spend with friends and family. However, for many people, it is also a time to keep those who are no longer with us in our thoughts, and support those going through a hard time. Those spending their first Christmas without someone; those going through cancer treatment...
  • Blog Post: Meet little Mia – star of our Christmas appeal

    Mia was just four years old when she was diagnosed with leukaemia. The news was devastating for her and her whole family. Now she and her big brother Matteo are the stars of our Christmas fundraising appeal. Mia and her family were supported by Macmillan nurses Nina and Jacqui. They organised...
  • Blog Post: Eight games and competitions for your coffee morning

    So, you’re planning to host a coffee morning on Friday as part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning ? You’ve sent out your invitations, put up your posters, and have your cake recipes ready to bake. But maybe you’re looking for some extra activities to keep your guests entertained...
  • Blog Post: Shave or style? Hair-raising fundraising ideas

    This month, our fundraisers are supporting Macmillan by transforming their hair as part of Shave or Style (19-25 July). Lots of supporters will be supporting or paying tribute to loved ones with cancer by getting sponsored to shave their heads. Meanwhile, other people will be re-styling their hair...
  • Blog Post: Five reasons to have a Night In with your friends

    On 16 May, people all over the country will be having a Night In for Macmillan . Why? Here are just a few great reasons to get involved. It’s a brilliant fun way to catch up with your friends. Rain? Wind? Saharan dust? No problem. You can see all your favourite people without leaving the...
  • Blog Post: Find Macmillan in your neighbourhood

    Macmillan’s new 'In your area' page brings together all our local services and opportunities in one place. Type in your postcode or location, and can see what’s going on near you, including: services for people affected by cancer volunteering opportunities fundraising...
  • Blog Post: World’s Biggest Coffee Morning raises £20 million – thank you!

    A huge thank you to all of those who hosted or attended a Coffee Morning back in September – the fundraising total has now hit the £20 million mark. This whopping total is a full £5 million more than we raised the year before. It could help fund things like Macmillan nurses, information...
  • Blog Post: Where will fundraising take you in 2014?

    Are you thinking of fundraising for Macmillan this year? Being part of team Macmillan can be a great way to bring some new adventures and challenges to the year ahead. These adventures don’t have to be as big as hiking the Inca Trail or swimming in Loch Lomand . They can involve hosting quizzes...
  • Blog Post: Happy Coffee Morning everyone!

    Today is the biggest and most exciting day in the Macmillan calendar – the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning . It’s a time when people up and down the country get together to sell coffee and goodies, have a natter, and raise money to help support people affected by cancer. Of course...
  • Blog Post: What are your tips for a fantastic Coffee Morning?

    27 September is an important day for all of us here at Macmillan – the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning . All across the country, people will be getting together for coffee and cakes and raising money to help Macmillan support more people affected by cancer. What have you got planned for...