How The Funds Raised Will Make A DifferenceEveryone living with cancer deserves the best possible healthcare and support. Macmillan can be there for even more people from the moment of their cancer diagnosis. Thanks to you we’re able to give them practical, emotional and genuinely personal support through cancer, from help with money worries to be there when they need to talk.
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 £4,231 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 100 audio CD versions of The Cancer Guide, helping those with a visual impairment receive the information they need.
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.