Macmillan Cancer Support

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Macmillan Cancer Support is a UK charity providing education and support for cancer patients and their families. It campaigns on cancer-related issues and provides information about cancer to those affected by it.

Founded in 1911 as the Society for the Prevention and Relief of Cancer, Macmillan provides advice about different types of cancer, available treatments, living with cancer and more. It offers emotional, practical, financial and physical support for those living with cancer, for example grants, specialist nurses and an online forum. There are also information centres across the UK, and local support groups.

How you can help

Time: Typically one day or longer | affected by Covid-19

Macmillan offers a variety of volunteer and campaigning opportunities, including administration support, campaigning, research roles, public speaking and story sharing, fundraising and help in the community. There are also opportunities to take part in social or sporting events to fundraise for Macmillan, such as the Macmillan Coffee Morning.

Please note: volunteering and fundraising opportunities may be affected by Covid-19.

Cost: Various

Donate to Macmillan on a one off or regular basis, fundraise for the organisation or buy from its shop.

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(This information was updated 15/12/21 and will be checked regularly by the Do Something Directory team. If you notice any mistakes, please let us know.)


Published by Francesca

Author • Founder and Managing Director of the Do Something Directory • Still can't believe MCR reunited.

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