How You’re Helping

Whether you’re shaving your head or donating to a shavers big moment, your support means Macmillan can continue to do whatever it takes and provide physical, financial and emotional support to people living with cancer

£126 could pay for a Macmillan support worker for 1 day, helping people living with cancer receive the support they need.

£383 could run our Macmillan Support Line phone service for 1 hour, dealing with 22 calls and web enquiries from people living with cancer.

£585 could support our welfare rights advisers to run the welfare rights element of our phone service for 1 hour. In this time, they could, on average, deal with 14 calls and web enquiries and help secure around £20,799 in unclaimed benefits for people affected by cancer.

£1,148 could pay for a Macmillan nurse for 1 week, helping people living with cancer and their families receive essential medical, practical and emotional support.

£2614 could help run our Online Community forum for 1 week. In this time, 18,730 people affected by cancer in the UK can give emotional and practical support to each other on anything to do with cancer