There is group of Angels in Nurses uniforms ready to spring into action for people who are in need of their specialised help. When the going gets tough for carers and families alike the Macmillan Nurses are a telephone call away.
Who are Macmillan Nurses?
Macmillan Cancer Support is one of the largest charities in Britain and provides specialist care for people affected by Cancer. The Charity will give information and financial support for those afflicted and will look after the medical needs of the patient.
Joining The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is a fun way to raise funds for this excellent charity and give support to the Macmillan’s fundraising efforts in a way that will make you some new friends and enable Macmillan to keep up the good work. In 2015 Macmillan Cancer Support raised £25 million in this way, the hope is that 2016 will see a substantial increase again.
The first ever Coffee Morning was held in 1990 and it was a small event, but one that gained popular support fast. Originally, the idea was to hold a coffee morning and the guests would donate the price of said coffee to Macmillan. Since the beginning of the Coffee Morning events £138 million has been raised.
What to do if you are interested in joining in the fun?
‘Hosting your own Coffee Morning is easy. All you have to do is sign up and we’ll send you a free Coffee Morning Kit, packed with all the things you need to host a wonderful event. It makes everything from inviting your friends to raising money a piece of cake.’
All that you need to do then is circulate the information around friends and family, maybe put a poster in the local shops and then put the kettle on. Don’t forget to recruit some helpers though to make the coffee, slice the cakes, and wash up.
Macmillan Cancer Support is a registered Charity, not only does it need donations but they also need helpers, people who will volunteer to raise money, put on events and help with the general daily odds and ends. Gifted Nurses who have at least five year’s post registration clinical experience, two of which must have been in cancer, palliative care or specialty area and fit the general criteria may apply to become a Macmillan Nurse.
To make a Macmillan Coffee Morning easier please see: http://[email protected]