23 September 2014
Anna calls on a furry friend to support coffee morning
Former interior designer and TV presenter, Anna Ryder Richardson shows her support for Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.
The 50 year-old, who appeared on Changing Rooms and now owns Anna’s Welsh Zoo in Pembrokeshire, has ventured into the animal enclosures to encourage people to host or attend a coffee morning in unique locations.
Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning encourages people to get together with friends, family and colleagues to have a cuppa, a slice of cake and a chat to help raise money to improve the lives of people affected by cancer.
Anna Ryder Richardson said: 'I'm really excited to be supporting Macmillan for their annual fundraiser. I think World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is a great idea because everyone likes tea, coffee and cake and it brings people together.'
'People can host a coffee morning anywhere, even in a zoo! The fundraiser’s a chance for individuals to get together to raise money for Macmillan, raise awareness and celebrate what Macmillan does.'
'It’s amazing to think how much of a difference something as simple as a cup of coffee or a piece of cake can make to the lives of people affected by cancer. I would strongly encourage people to get involved and host or attend a coffee morning near them.'
The charity is appealing for more people than ever to support World’s Biggest Coffee Morning to help raise crucial funds to support people affected by cancer.
Susan Morris, General Manager for Macmillan Cancer Support in Wales, said: 'Macmillan in Wales would like to say a huge thank you to Anna Ryder Richardson for supporting our biggest annual fundraiser, World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.'
'We want to make sure no one has to face cancer alone but we can't do it without the support of the amazing people who fundraise for us so we are extremely grateful to Anna for encouraging people to take part.'
'Sadly, every year nearly 18,000 people in Wales hear the devastating news that they have cancer. This means Macmillan’s support for people diagnosed with and living with cancer is in more demand than ever.'
'Every pound raised by those taking part in events like World’s Biggest Coffee Morning will help us fund our vital services and help people affected by cancer to cope with the impact of their diagnosis.'