Schools and young people

Whether you’re a young person in school, a youth group, at university or an early years setting, we have everything you need to raise funds and awareness for Macmillan. Find information, campaign ideas, lesson plans, assemblies and more to make supporting Macmillan as your charity, educational and fun.

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£5 a month for a year

Could help run a small Macmillan information and support centre for 2 hours, helping people affected by cancer to find information and support.

£10 a month for a year

Could help run our Online Community forum for over 2 hours. In this time, over 1488 people affected by cancer in the UK can give emotional and practical support to each other on anything to do with cancer.

£20 a month for a year

Could pay for a Macmillan nurse for more than a day, helping people living with cancer and their families receive essential medical, practical and emotional support.

£30 a month for a year

Could keep a typical Macmillan information and support centre stocked with all the information resources it needs to support people affected by cancer for more than 5 weeks.

£50 a month for a year

Could pay for a Macmillan social care worker or family support worker for more than a week, helping patients, family members, and carers manage the social and practical problems of living with cancer.

£10 makes a difference

£10 could keep a typical Macmillan information and support centre stocked with all the information resources it needs to support people affected by cancer for 5 hours.

£20 makes a difference

£20 could pay for more than 50 copies of The cancer guide. This Macmillan booklet can help someone recently diagnosed with cancer and their families, understand more about cancer, its treatment, and the help available.

£30 makes a difference

£30 could run a small Macmillan information and support centre for 1 hour, helping people affected by cancer to find information and support.

£50 makes a difference

£50 could help run our Online Community forum for over an hour. In this time, over 744 people affected by cancer in the UK can give emotional and practical support to each other on anything to do with cancer.

£100 makes a difference

Every £100 we spend on our phone service could lead to our welfare rights advisers on our Macmillan Support Line helping people affected by cancer to claim £4,231 in benefits they are entitled to.

Teaching about cancer

If you work with young people you can find everything you need to talk to them about cancer. We've got teaching packs, information and advice, and details of how to request a speaker at your school or youth group.

See our information on teaching about cancer.

Contact us

Still have questions? Contact our Supporter Care Hub on 0300 1000 200 between 9am-5pm Monday-Friday, or email us at fundraising@macmillan.org.uk

Our promise to you

You’re part of a huge movement that’s making a real difference to people living with cancer. You can read our fundraising promise to you on the Fundraising Standards page.

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