Volunteer News: Spring 2019

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


Guests at the 2018 Volunteer Conference Exhibition

Right there together

This spring, at our fifth annual Volunteer Conference and Awards, we’ll share the crucial role that volunteers will play in our future. Applications for the event, which takes place in London, are now open. So why wait? Secure your spot today.

Get the lowdown on our plans >

Macmillan volunteers cheer on runners at a fundraising event.

Get in on the action

If you want that feel-good buzz of knowing you’re making a difference, and the chance to supercharge your social life, then we’ve got the solution. Macmillan’s Action Team is a flexible way to volunteer with like-minded people and to extend your circle of friends.

Make your free time fabulous >

Our new brand campaign. A woman looks into a mirror and is surrounded by Macmillan professionals.

All change

Our new brand advertising campaign depicts how cancer can disrupt your life, and highlights the many ways Macmillan can support you physically, financially and emotionally. If you haven’t seen our powerful TV advert yet, why not take a look?

Learn more about the campaign >

A photograph of MISS bus, Dougie, and the support team.

Your cancer support, in your community

Whatever cancer throws your way, we’re right there with you – sometimes even closer than you might think. This spring, our fleet of six Mobile Information and Support Service buses are on the road, providing drop-in advice and support to communities in the UK.

Get tailored support at a town near you >

Julia Palca with Macmillan CEO, Lynda Thomas

Passing on the torch

This spring we’re bidding a fond farewell to our most senior volunteer, Macmillan Chair Julia Palca, and welcoming Richard Murley into the role.

Read about the impact of our Chair on volunteering >