Students and staff at Ely College bake cakes to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support
PUBLISHED: 09:00 05 October 2018
Nearly £150 was raised by staff and students in Turing House at Ely College for Macmillan Cancer Support.
It was their first Macmillan Coffee Morning held on the site last Friday morning as part of the nationwide initiative to help beat cancer.
In a post on their Facebook, it read: “Huge well done to Turing House staff and student reps who hosted their Macmillian Coffee Morning on Friday and raised nearly £150.
“The cakes were delicious and such a lovely way to earn those #pledges in school.”
Coffee, cake and other tasty treats were brought in by the students and staff during the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.
The charity was founded in 1911 and has grown to offer advice, support, provide home care nurses, palliative care homes and also works to lobby the government to improve cancer care for patients.
If has a free counselling hotline and was pivotal in campaigning for free prescriptions for cancer patients.