Press Release from Macmillan Cancer Support

Every day in Cambridgeshire, 12 people hear the devastating news they have cancer, more money is needed to ensure that Macmillan is able to support people affected by cancer and help ensure no one faces cancer alone.  For this reason, Macmillan is looking to local groups, clubs, organisations and associations to help.

Fundraising Manager Chloe Coombs is well aware of the importance of local generosity “We’ve seen some amazing events and fundraising ideas throughout the year so far, and we can’t thank everyone enough for their support. Yet there’s always an inherent challenge in keeping the wheels turning and ensuring we’ve got the right funds to allocate to the right places. Donations are literally what keep us going, and we want to continue giving our renowned support to cancer patients across the county. If you’re part of a rotary club, a library, a local parish or any other gathering of likeminded individuals, we’d be thrilled to hear from you.”

From parish councils to bowling clubs, schools and colleges to members of the armed forces, raising funds for Macmillan couldn’t be simpler. Summer sports days, barbecues, raffles or more are just three of the countless ways you can get involved.  No matter what your group can give, it all contributes in a big way to the lives of cancer patients and their loved ones.

Contact your local Fundraising Manager, Chloe Coombs on 07540 674385 or ccoombs@macmillan.org.uk please visit www.macmillan.org.uk to find out how you can help. One in two people will be diagnosed with cancer during the course of their lifetime. No one should face cancer alone and with your help no one will.

About Macmillan Cancer Support:

More than one in three of us will get cancer. For most of us it will be the toughest fight we ever face. And the feelings of isolation and loneliness that so many people experience make it even harder.

But you don’t have to go through it alone. The Macmillan team is with you every step of the way.

We are the nurses and therapists helping you through treatment. The experts on the end of the phone The advisers telling you which benefits you’re entitled to. The volunteers giving you a hand with the everyday things. The campaigners improving cancer care. The community there for you online, any time. The supporters who make it all possible.

Together, we are all Macmillan Cancer Support.

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