By David Hanson MP / Latest News / / 0 Comments

I have attended the annual Macmillan Cancer Research coffee morning in Parliament to lend my support for their campaigning and research aims.

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event. People all over the UK host their own coffee mornings and donations on the day are made to Macmillan. Every donation helps the charity in their campaign against cancer. This year they hope to raise over £27 million again this year, to help everyone living with cancer to live life as fully as they can.

The first ever Coffee Morning happened back in 1990. It was a small affair with a simple idea: guests would gather over coffee and donate the cost of their cuppa to Macmillan in the process. It was so effective, Macmillan did it again the next year – only this time nationally. Since then, Coffee Morning has raised over £200 million for Macmillan. Read more “Macmillan Coffee Morning in Parliament”