Volunteer News: Autumn 2017

Welcome to our quarterly newsletter – by our volunteers, for our volunteers.

We hope you find this issue of Volunteer News just as inspiring as we find you. Why not connect with us on Twitter and Facebook to let us know what you think? 

Got a story you'd like to share? Email volunteernews@macmillan.org.uk

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Discover what you're capable of

Often you benefit from trying a volunteer role that’s a little bit different, so why not give something new a go this autumn? Who knows where it could take you.

Read Alastair's story >

A man's hand writing with a pen.

The gift that keeps on giving

When it comes to writing a will, there’s no time like the present. As a Macmillan volunteer, you can take advantage of an exclusive free will writing service, so why not start thinking about yours today?

Don't miss our free will writing offer >

A female volunteer reads her diary.

Money management made easier

Did you spot Macmillan in the recent Lloyds Bank TV ads? We’ve teamed up with them to help ease money worries for people with cancer, and their new service could help the people you support.

Discover how Lloyds Bank can lighten the load >

A young female volunteer smiles. She is wearing a green Macmillan hoodie.

Pass on the volunteering bug

Want to help us to inspire the Macmillan volunteers of the future? Then bring along an enthusiastic young person to volunteer with you. There are loads of brilliant opportunities for them to get stuck into.

Learn how Lowri made a difference >

A man and woman sitting together.

Our Conference and Awards just keep getting better

A whole host of volunteers came together to enjoy a fantastic programme of events at our Volunteer Conference and Awards in May. Not only did they learn lots and laugh lots, but they also left inspired to make their time matter more than ever.

Find out what happened >