Schools and young people

Whether you’re a young person in school, a youth group, at university or an early years setting, we have everything you need to raise funds and awareness for Macmillan. Find information, campaign ideas, lesson plans, assemblies and more to make supporting Macmillan as your charity, educational and fun.

Why not make a donation now?

Nearly 36,000 people give £2 a month.

£2 a month for one year could pay for a Macmillan nurse for an hour, helping people living with cancer and their families receive essential medical, practical and emotional support.

Nearly 34,000 people give £10 a month.

Your donation of £10 a month could keep five Macmillan information and support centres stocked with information booklets and leaflets to support people affected by cancer for 12 hours.

Just over 1,000 people give £28 a month.

£28 could pay for a Macmillan nurse for an hour, helping people living with cancer and their families receive essential medical, practical and emotional support.

Around 250 people give £50 a month.

£50 could pay for a Macmillan Grant that buys someone with cancer a microwave, making it easier for them to prepare their food.

£70 a month would make a huge difference.

It could help run a large Macmillan information and support centre for one hour.

£10 could make a real difference.

It could keep five typical Macmillan information and support centres stocked with all the information resources they need to support people affected by cancer for an hour.

£19 would make a real difference.

It could pay for a Macmillan benefits adviser to work in a Citizens Advice Bureau for an hour, when they would advise people with cancer, their families and carers so they can access benefits and other kinds of financial support they are entitled to.

Just over 1,000 people give £28 a month.

£28 could pay for a Macmillan nurse for an hour, helping people living with cancer and their families receive essential medical, practical and emotional support.

£50 could make such a difference.

Your donation of £50 could pay for a Macmillan Grant that buys someone with cancer a microwave, making it easier for them to prepare their food.

£70 a month would make a huge difference.

It could help run a large Macmillan information and support centre for one hour.

Teaching about cancer

If you work with young people you can find everything you need to talk to them about cancer. We've got teaching packs, information and advice, and details of how to request a speaker at your school or youth group.

See our information on teaching about cancer

Contact our Schools team at the fundraising support centre

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