Macmillan improves the lives of people affected by cancer locally. We provide practical, medical, emotional and financial support and push for better cancer care. Cancer affects us all. We can all help. We are Macmillan in Shropshire.
How to reach us
For fundraising support and information you can contact the Fundraising Support Team.
Opening hours Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
Call 0300 1000 200
Note 0300 numbers are charged at the same rate as 01 and 02 numbers, including calling from mobiles.
How to donate to Macmillan
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Send a cheque to the Freepost address:
Macmillan Cancer Support
87-90 Albert Embankment
Pay directly into the bank. Contact the Fundraising Support Team for how to do this and more information on how to donate.
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Diary of events Shropshire 2015/2016
The 10 Anniversary of the Welshampton Plant Sale
This event took place in May 2015 and raised £10,000 on its 10th Anniversary. We held a small afternoon tea party to celebrate. Proceeds were split between the church and Macmillan. Next year's event is set for 2 May 2016.
In May, Peter Harris set the Macmillan Challenge Mayhem is encouraging people to set personally challenges across the month. Peter and his team of follows raised just over £7500!!!
Shrewsbury Take over day
On Saturday 16 May this event raised £3500. A wonderful day was had by all. Thank you to Shrewsbury Shopping Centres for all your support.
Magic Midsummer Ball
On Saturday 13 June , this event at Dearnford Lake, Near Whitchurch, raised £19,000. 376 people sat in a wonderful magic themed marquee, sponsored by HAWK Group. Next year's date is set for 2016 – the final Midsummer Ball – 18 June 2016 – the theme Montie Carlo.
World Coracle Championships
Raised £25,000! A very well supported event by lots of county businesses, again the date is set for 2016 - Friday 16 September.
Ludlow Cycling Festival
The Macmillan Ludlow Cycling Festival took place on Sunday 20th September 2015 over 100 riders took part in the South Shropshire Tors, a tough 106km ride over the challenging South Shropshire Hills. The feistival on the Rugby club was well supported and the event raised over £10,000! Date for 2016 – Sunday 18th September 2016. Website: tinyurl.com/maclcf Facebook: ludlowcyclingfestival Twitter: @LudlowCycleFest
Hawkstone Colour Run
This took place on 3 November. 1200 runner took part and again we raised a great amount of money. 2016 is going to be bigger and better with registrations opening in February. Date for 2016 is 3 September. We hope to welcome 2100 runners this year to Hawkstone Follies.
Whilst on the Hawkstone theme Hawkstone invited over 100 people affected by Cancer to their Santa Safari this year and we had such a wonderful evening, seeing the children’s and parents faces light up with excitement, for me the highlight of the year. Thank you to Shukers for supporting and the fantastic team at Hawkstone Park.
Hawk Group invited a table of Macmillan Volunteers to the Ball at Chester Race course in November, Julia Allison Cancer voice spoke as did I and a wonderful evening was had by 250 guests who raised money for Macmillan. We await the total raised!
Over 14 wonderful Shropshire Committees have had another successful year raising awareness and a huge amount of money. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please do get in touch. We are always keen for new ideas and time from people to help us.
We also continue to welcome new Corporate Partners to support Macmillan in Shropshire. We have recently joined the Shropshire Chamber and look forward to meeting more people at their events.
We have invested large amounts of money into our services in Shropshire this year, continuing to ensure that No one in Shropshire Faces Cancer Alone.
If you would like any further information or are keen to get involved please contact:
Helen Knight, fundraising Manager Shropshire, 07977 864 278 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Campaigns - there's strength in numbers
Macmillan is campaigning for a better deal for people in Shropshire affected by cancer, now and in the future. We want everyone with cancer to receive the same level of care regardless of who they are and where they live.
Help us campaign for a better deal for people living with or beyond cancer by joining our e-campaigner network. You will be able to take action online and receive the latest campaign news by email.
‘It was such a struggle paying for prescriptions that I’d stay awake at night crying. The success of Macmillan’s campaign will help thousands like me. I’m thankful I was able to play a part in making change happen.’
Amanda, 45, Surrey
Find out more and sign up now at www.macmillan.org.uk/campaigns
Ways you can help us
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