Coffee morning success for Macmillan Cancer Support

10:01 04 February 2014

Sally Murch, Vikki Murch, Bethany Murch, Linda Gay, Geraldine Jones and Nicky Morrish presenting the cheque to Macmillan

Sally Murch, Vikki Murch, Bethany Murch, Linda Gay, Geraldine Jones and Nicky Morrish presenting the cheque to Macmillan's Sian Ward-Edwards.

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Communities rallied around to raise a total of £1,890.70 for the charity Macmillan.

A CHARITY coffee morning held at Umberleigh Village Hall has raised £1140.70 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

And the money raised from a cake sale, large raffle and stalls selling goods was topped up by a £750 donation from Barclays Bank in South Molton.

Sian Ward-Edwards, local fundraising manager for Macmillan, said: “So many of us are affected by cancer and Macmillan wants to provide support to everyone affected.

“Our services include nurses and health professionals, but also benefits advisors, financial grants and a free helpline.

“We rely on people fundraising in their community to fund these services and we are so grateful to the group.”

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