Macmillan Coffee Morning – Result!

Macmillan Coffee Morning – Result!

A great big thank you to all those that contributed to the Macmillan Coffee morning we held on Friday 26 September and an even bigger thank you to all the bakers who made it happen!

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Thank you to Coffee Concepts (Whalley) Limited who supplied the very rare Kopi Luwak coffee for those with a discerning palate.

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Thank you to

Lancashire Telegraph

for featuring our event and those of the many firms and organisations who joined in

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

We have raised a grand total of £577.70 which the directors of Pierce have generously agreed to match, meaning that our donation this year to Macmillan Cancer Support is

 £1,155.40 

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What’s the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning about?

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan Cancer Support’s biggest charity fundraising event. They ask people across the UK – and sometimes further afield – to hold a coffee morning, where donations on the day are made to Macmillan. In 2013 154,000 people signed up to coffee morning, raising a record £20 million for charity.

How did it start?

The event started in 1990, when a local fundraising committee decided to hold a coffee morning where people came along to meet and mingle – as they might ordinarily do – but donate the cost of their coffee to Macmillan in the process.

Child at a coffee morning

The idea seemed such a simple, yet effective one that they suggested the model be taken up nationally. The first National World’s Biggest Coffee Morning was in 1991, when 2,600 people registered to hold coffee mornings across the country. Since then it has raised over £113 million in total for Macmillan Cancer Support.

 

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