4 November 2016
The festive period is a time for giving, so why not give to charity as you do your Christmas shopping this year? Whether you’re treating yourself or browsing for someone else, Macmillan Cancer Support has a selection of brand new seasonal products on offer with something for everyone.
From Christmas cards and decorations to festive gifts and accessories, we’ve shortlisted some of the highlights below and there’s even more on Macmillan’s online shop - www.macmillan.org.uk/shop
All products include a donation to Macmillan, helping ensure that no one faces cancer alone this Christmas.
£5 or less
NEW - Macmillan Christmas character pin badges (£1.00)
Show your support for Macmillan by wearing one of these cute and festive pin badges this Christmas season. They come in a range of festive characters, including a gingerbread man, Santa, robin and reindeer.
Available from selected branches of retailers including: Argos, Bonmarche, Brantano, Inchcape, P&O Cruises, Travelodge, Travis Perkins and Wilko.
NEW – Macmillan Christmas hat pin badges (£1.00)
If a Santa hat is more your style, then why not spread the Christmas cheer with one of these Macmillan green Santa hat pin badges. They come in a range of different designs and have been made exclusively for Poundland.
Available in participating Poundland stores.
Patersons Shortbread (£1.00)
Nothing says Christmas quite like some shortbread by the fire. Paterson Arran, Britain’s top shortbread brand, has partnered with Macmillan and there are three varieties available, including Paterson’s Shortbread Fingers.
Available from retailers including: Asda, Morrisons, Poundland and Tesco.
Macmillan bus Christmas card (£3.99)
Our best seller and back by popular demand - the Macmillan bus card is £3.99 for a pack of 10.
To see the full range visit the Macmillan shop, where you can also see a selection of over 25 different festive, religious and fun card designs.
NEW – Macmillan personalised chalk bauble (Price subject to change)
This exclusive Macmillan chalkboard bauble can be personalised year after year, write a message on… then rub it off. This fun decoration will make for a unique gift or it can be a great way to add a personal touch your own Christmas tree.
Available in participating Homebase stores, with 50% of the sale price going to Macmillan.
NEW - Fruit mug (£4.95)
Whether you’ve got family and friends over or you’re watching a Christmas film by the fire, enjoy a cuppa in style with our brand new fruit design mug.
NEW - 2017 Macmillan diary (£5.00)
Keep all your important notes and dates organised in this week-to-view 2017 Macmillan diary – now with a beautiful, soft leatherette finish and impressed leaf design on the cover. The diary also includes monthly gardening tips from the National Gardens Scheme.
NEW - 2017 Macmillan calendar (£5.00)
Keep your year organised and never miss an important date with the Macmillan 2017 calendar. Produced in partnership with the National Gardens Scheme, each month’s page features a stunning garden photograph, a handy gardening tip and delicious recipe.
£10 or less
NEW- Macmillan angel bauble (£7.00)
This exclusive hand - blown glass bauble has a delicately sculptured glass angel inside. ‘Helping to make sure no one faces cancer alone this Christmas’ is engraved on the outside of the decoration, which can be hung on the Christmas tree or used as a free standing ornament.
Available from Kleeneze distributors and online, with £1 going to Macmillan. http://www.kleeneze.com/products/m/macmillan-angel-bauble
NEW - Macmillan bus tea towel (£7.95)
Like the card? Bring some Christmas spirit to the kitchen this year with the festive Macmillan bus tea towel.
NEW - 3D Christmas tree house advent calendar (£9.95)
This fun tree house-advent calendar is the perfect way to count down the days until Christmas. As each day passes a different seasonal shape will be added to the tree-house scene, so by the 25th your tree-house will be completely decorated.
Unilite Pen Light (£10.00 trade price ex VAT)
This Unilite Pen Light is a great gift for a practical man. Made from aluminium and featuring a pocket clip, this fits easily into drawers, pockets and glove compartments and will ensure that you’re never left stranded in the dark.
Available from Travis Perkins between 1st November – 31st December, with £1 + VAT going to Macmillan while stocks last.
£15 or more
Fruit apron (£16.95)
Look stylish whilst cooking up a storm this Christmas with our fruit design apron. Made from 100% cotton, this apron has been designed by home textiles company Ulster Weavers, a family-run company that holds the Royal Warrant as suppliers of kitchen textiles to Queen Elizabeth II since 1995.
NEW - ‘Let your Light Shine’ silver pendant (£27.99)
This beautiful sterling silver necklace is sure to put a smile on that special someone’s face come Christmas day. The design incorporates a disc pendant engraved with the message "Let your light shine" alongside a small sun charm.
The Pendant is available from Argos stores across the country. £5 from each pendant sold will go to Macmillan.
For more information, please contact:
Ella Crumpton – Media and PR Team Assistant
Macmillan Cancer Support
Tel: 020 7840 7821
About Macmillan Cancer Support
When you have cancer, you don’t just worry about what will happen to your body, you worry about what will happen to your life. Whether it’s concerns about who you can talk to, planning for the extra costs or what to do about work, at Macmillan we understand how a cancer diagnosis can take over everything.
That’s why we’re here. We provide support that helps people take back control of their lives. But right now, we can’t reach everyone who needs us. We need your help to make sure that people affected by cancer get the support they need to face the toughest fight of their life. No one should face cancer alone, and with your support no one will.
To get involved, call 0300 1000 200 today. And please remember, we’re here for you too. If you’d like support, information or just to chat, call us free on 0808 808 00 00 (Monday to Friday, 9am–8pm) or visit macmillan.org.uk