Catherine McKinnell, MP for Newcastle North, has shown her support for the work of Macmillan Cancer Support by attending a World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event held at the Lemington Centre earlier today.
Today – 27th September – is Macmillian World’s Biggest Coffee Morning and aims to raise money for people living with cancer. Catherine met with residents and those who have volunteered their time to bake for the event.
Macmillan Cancer Support are there for those living with cancer from diagnosis and whenever they are needed. This year, Macmillan Cancer Support are hoping to build on the massive success of event’s held across the country in 2018 which raised £26,914,382.
Catherine joined the event held at the Lemington Centre by John Dawson, who has raised over £5,000 over the course of the year for charities including Macmillan.
‘Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is a fantastic opportunity for the community to come together and to raise money for such a worthwhile cause. The impact of cancer on those who are diagnosed, as well as their loved ones, is all too familiar to too many people. Macmillan is a really special charity, there for anyone facing cancer, so it is great to see so many people doing their bit to raise money to support this vital service.’
The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan’s biggest annual fundraising event – and there’s still time get involved this year. More information about events in your area can be found at: https://coffee.macmillan.org.uk/about/search/