How The Funds Raised Will Make A Difference
Everyone living with cancer deserves the best possible healthcare and support. Macmillan nurses, physiotherapists, dietitians and other healthcare professionals offer vital support so more people can get the help they need to take back control from cancer and make life with cancer about living.
could pay for a mobile phone and some start-up credit for a cancer self-help and support group which would help the members to keep in touch.
can be spent on our phone service, leading to our cancer support specialists helping people affected by cancer claim £3,902 in benefits they are entitled to.
could pay for a Macmillan Grant that would make a significant contribution to the cost of a person’s travel to hospital for cancer treatment.
could pay for a Macmillan nurse for a day, helping people living with cancer and their families receive essential medical, practical and emotional support.
could pay for a Macmillan social worker or family support worker for a week to help people manage the social and practical problems of living with cancer.
could pay for a suite of 4 videos on chemotherapy to be translated into British Sign Language.
could pay for a Macmillan nurse for a week, helping people living with cancer and their families receive essential medical, practical and emotional support.
could pay for one of our Macmillan Mobile Cancer Information and Support Services for a day – reaching and supporting, on average, 100 people.
"You're waving your little flag saying; 'I'm in desperate need of some help here', and Macmillan comes with that very base line of; 'Yes, that's exactly what we're here to do.'"
Emergency surgery for colon cancer, followed by chemotherapy, left 27-year-old Thom feeling ‘like a complete zombie’.
But he’ll never forget the support he got at Macmillan’s Mustard Tree Centre, directly above his chemo ward.