We Are Undefeatable: a major new campaign to support people with long-term health conditions to be active

An inspiring new campaign – We Are Undefeatable – is being launched to support the one in four (15 million) people in England who live with one or more long-term health conditions, such as diabetes, cancer, arthritis and Parkinson’s. By recognising the unique barriers people with health conditions face, the campaign aims to help people build physical activity into their lives, by hearing from others who have become more active through the ups and downs of living with their condition. Individuals living with a long-term health condition are twice as likely to…

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National Garden Scheme and Macmillan Cancer Support celebrate 35 year partnership

On July 23rd, the National Garden Scheme and Macmillan Cancer Support celebrated an exceptional 35 year partnership that has generated £17.2 million to support people living with cancer. A gathering at the Garden Museum in London brought together today’s partnership team along with many who were working for the charities in 1984. Former Chairman and Trustee of the National Garden Scheme, Angela Azis, spoke of the decision making process and how Macmillan was first invited to be a beneficiary of the National Garden Scheme in 1984. With its ethos to…

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The cat(erpillar) that got the cream: hugely popular M&S cream cake range joins Colin the Caterpillar to celebrate 10 years of Macmillan partnership

Macmillan Cancer Support is celebrating 10 years in partnership with Marks & Spencer as headline partner of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, the charity’s flagship fundraising event. To celebrate the anniversary, M&S is introducing more products into its Macmillan Coffee Morning range than ever before, including its hugely popular fresh cream cakes, which it anticipates it will sell over two million packs of in September alone. Available from September 1st, the range will include customer favourites such as Chocolate Eclairs (£1.70), Strawberry Tarts (£3.75), and Jam & Cream Horns (£1.70),…

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Dunelm partners with Macmillan Cancer Support to raise cups and funds

Dunelm, the UK’s leading homewares retailer, and Macmillan Cancer Support have announced a two-year fundraising partnership. There are currently 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK, and this is set to grow to almost 4 million by 2030. Over the next two years Dunelm hopes to raise £1 million for Macmillan, which could fund 18 Macmillan professionals for one year. As well as nurses, Macmillan’s professionals range from Physiotherapists, Phycologists, Financial Advisors, Speech Therapists and Family Support Workers who all work with people following a cancer diagnosis to…

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MacMillan Appoints Claire Rowney As Executive Director Of Fundraising, Marketing & Communications

Macmillan Cancer Support is pleased to announce the appointment of Claire Rowney as Executive Director of Fundraising, Marketing & Communications, joining in February 2019. Claire joins Macmillan from Save the Children UK where she has been Executive Director of Fundraising and Marketing since early 2017. Prior to this Claire spent 13 years at Cancer Research UK, leading Race for Life, Stand Up To Cancer, Innovation and Corporate Partnerships. Claire will replace Richard Taylor who is leaving Macmillan at the end of the year to pursue a career in coaching. Lynda…

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