Volunteer News

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? 

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A female Macmillan volunteer.

Secure in the knowledge

Macmillan’s comprehensive range of cancer information can be enormously helpful during a difficult time. Why not take a look at what’s available so you know where to signpost people in the future?

Information Volunteer Sharon gives us the lowdown >

A male Macmillan volunteer.

Thinking outside the box

Our volunteer fundraisers are brilliant at coming up with fresh new ways to help fund our vital services. If you fancy a spot of fundraising inspiration, they have lots of inspiring ideas to share.

Check out our top fundraising tips >

Two female Macmillan volunteers.

Unlock your abilities

Are you ready to step out of your comfort zone and take your volunteering to the next level? Then take advantage of Macmillan’s superb selection of courses for volunteers.

Find out how much Joanne benefited >

A female Macmillan volunteer.

Dialling to make a difference

Macmillan and npower have teamed up to develop a new scheme which aims to deliver emotional support to people with cancer no matter where they are – and volunteers are driving it.

Discover how Nicola is making a difference >

A male Macmillan volunteer.

We are the Community Champions

Macmillan offers invaluable round-the-clock peer support for people affected by cancer via our Online Community – and it’s only possible thanks to an army of passionate volunteers.

Hear why Jim volunteers from his armchair >