Fundraiser for Macmillan Cancer Support
Coffee morning and raffle raises over £1375.
Raising money for charity is part of the culture at CML and so we decided to take part in the annual Macmillan Coffee Morning that was held on Friday 28th September to raise vital funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.
We had cake stalls at each of our sites as well as a Star Baker competition and we’re delighted to announce that the cake sales managed to raise a fantastic £356.94. The Star Bakers were Pat Brittain, Linda Elson and Nigel Horton – congratulations to you all.
We also held a raffle so that we could raise as much money as possible and there were prizes ranging from a Sharp 49” LED TV, a Sony docking station, a Sony radio, a big teddy bear, Thorntons and Milk Tray chocolates, a bottle of Prosecco, a baby changing bag, a board game, make up and soap gift sets, two bundles of books, a number of Love to Shop vouchers, a £50 GAP voucher, two £50 Amazon vouchers, a Kindle, a beauty box, two toasters and a candle set. These were all very generously donated by CML employees or CML with the exception of the £50 GAP voucher which was donated by GAP, one of the £50 Amazon vouchers was donated by Perkbox and the other by LTT Vending, the Kindle by Crown Lift Trucks, the toasters by Office Depot and the set of candles by Parks of London – thank you to everyone for their fantastic donations.
The Charity and Events Team helped organise the day and did a fantastic job with selling the raffle tickets, managing to raise over £1000, taking our grand total for the day to a magnificent £1375.94. Michelle Billings, who is part of the team, said, “Sadly statistics state that one in three people will be affected by cancer at some time in their lives, either directly, or a friend or family member, which is unfortunately true for me. I am very proud of all of the Charity and Events Team who worked so hard to make this event such a success.”
For more information on Macmillan Cancer Support and the incredibly important work they do, please visit www.macmillan.org.uk.