Throughout the year we host a selection of events and challenges in order to help raise money for our charity. For 2017, our charity is Macmillan Cancer Support. Funds that are raised for Macmillan are spent on medical, practical, emotional and financial support to improve quality of life and help people live life well despite their illness.
Macmillan is a relevant cause to staff, guests and all stakeholders as their services support thousands of people across the UK as well as locally.
Some of the ways that Macmillan support local people:
Cancer Nurse Specialists based at Derriford Hospital – they have a number of cancer Nurses that support people affected by various types of cancer such as Skin Cancer, Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer etc. Our Nurses provide support
through treatment, help with side effects as well as practical, financial advice and emotional support to the patient and their carers.
Allied Health Professionals based at Derriford such as a Dietician who supports people with Head and Neck Cancers and a Speech & Language Therapist.
Macmillan GP for Plymouth – Macmillan fund a GP for a proportion of their time to help improve cancer services across the area.
Mustard Tree Macmillan Centre at Derriford – a flagship centre that sees 18,000 appointments every year. This drop-in centre offers counselling, bereavement support, Complementary Therapies, Benefits Advice, Support Groups, specialist information, Look Good, Feel Better Workshops, Wig Advice, Wellbeing Clinics, Workshops on Anxiety, Mindfulness, and Laughter Therapy.
How money will be raised...
- Collection boxes
- Pin badges
- Sponsored cocktail
- Hotel events
If you would like to donate, please visit the JustGiving page
For questions regarding fundraising and events, please email us.