npower partnership infographic - image description

The image represents a timeline, starting in 1911 and covering the npower partnership from 2004 to the present day. The following text describes the timeline.

1911: Douglas Macmillan establishes Macmillan. Support for people affected by cancer includes handing out sacks of coal so they can heat their homes.
1930: Macmillan appoints their first paid member of staff.
1970s: Macmillan funds their first nurses. They also open their first cancer care unit.
1990s: The Macmillan Information Line helps more than 11,000 people during its first year of operation.
2004: npower employees select Macmillan as their chosen charity.
2007: Together we launch npower’s Macmillan Fund. This programme offers bespoke support to people living with cancer by capping energy bills and writing off debt.
2010: npower launch their 10k runs across all of their sites.
2013: Clare Balding launches our Christmas Tree of Light, powered by npower, in remembrance of people affected by cancer.
2014: Macmillan and npower launch the Energy Advice Team on the Macmillan Support Line. The first team of welfare specialists to offer guidance and support to people affected by cancer struggling with the cost of their energy.
2014: We estimated 2.35 million households in England are in fuel poverty, representing over 10 % of all English households.
2014: npower employees celebrate 10 years of working in partnership with Macmillan by completing 10 extreme challenges in a year.
2015: So far we’ve made a dramatic difference to 20,000 people affected by cancer. This includes helping them keep warm through energy grants, energy bill write-offs, or advice on how to manage their energy bills better.
2016: npower commit to funding the Macmillan Energy Advice Team for a further 3 years, and spending £1 million every year to support people affected by cancer  through npower’s Macmillan Fund.

2017: npower has contributed £10.5 million to support people living with cancer since our partnership started.