The University of Bolton held its own Macmillan Coffee Morning today, organised by Nicola Kelly and hosted by the Facilities department. The event was a brilliant success, not only raising a grand total of £685 for an excellent cause, but it brought staff together to enjoy beautiful décor and wonderful cakes, chocolates and pastries.
The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event for people facing cancer, raising £29.5 million last year alone. The first Coffee Morning happened in 1990 and has continued ever since; raising £165.5 million so far in total.
Derek Rout commented: “I would like to make a special thanks to Nicola Kelly for organising the event and thank all my staff from the facilities team for giving up their own time to help support the event and their kind donations.”
Nicola Kelly added: “A big thanks to all the facilities team who brought all of the cakes and pastries in themselves and for helping to facilitate the event. Thank you to the catering team for allowing us to use their catering equipment and helping out.”
Macmillan provide medical, emotional, practical and financial support, as well as campaigning for better cancer care. Studies show that one in three of us will get cancer. There are currently 2.5 million people in the UK living with cancer and by 2030, it will be 4 million people. Macmillan also support the friends and family of those affected by cancer. Their goal is to ensure that no one has to face cancer alone.
We would like to thank everybody who donated to this wonderful cause and thank Derek Rout, Nicola Kelly and all those who made the event possible.
If you would like to find out more about the The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning please visit: www.coffee.macmillan.org.uk
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