Jimmy - Macmillan

Community News Blog

This is where you can find out about all the amazing things going on in the Online Community. It's where you'll find news about events and awareness months; ways to get involved with Macmillan and up-to-date campaigning news from Macmillan HQ.

Latest Entries
  • Community News Blog

    "Most of us just want normality!" - Gina's story

    This week one of the latest additions to our Community Champions team, Gina ( Ginajsy ), has kindly put some words together for the Community detailing her experience and interactions with family, friends and work colleagues following her cancer diagnosis. It makes for an interesting and really thought provoking read. When you are diagnosed with cancer...
  • Community News Blog

    An early Christmas treat from your Online Community elves...

    To quote Johnny Mathis, “it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas”, which means your Community Christmas elves are back with a host of amazing prizes up for grabs – trust me, Father Christmas has outdone himself this year. Throughout the Christmas period we'll be giving you the chance to win a range of goodies. This week's giveaway includes: ...
  • Community News Blog

    Navigating life after losing a loved one

    Having recently lost her grandmother, Marie got in touch with myself and the team to share some tips and advice that helped her cope with the loss. Off the back of this, she agreed to put a blog together in the hope that it might be a source of support to users of the site who've perhaps lost a loved one to cancer. Losing someone you love inevitably...
  • Community News Blog

    International Volunteer Day - Julia's story

    Today marks International Volunteer Day , and to recognise this Julia, who’s volunteered for Macmillan since 2011, has shared with us a little about her story, and the affect volunteering's had on her life following her cancer diagnosis. A year in the life of… I can’t believe another year has passed so quickly! Volunteering for Macmillan has been...
  • Community News Blog

    Mouth Cancer Action Month

    November was a rather busy month for awareness days, weeks and months, and whilst it’s a couple of days late, the following blog recognizes Mouth Cancer Action Month . Here’s one of our Ask An Expert dentists , Judith and Lynsey, to share with you some information and tips on coping with mouth cancer. Mouth problems are a common side effect of head...