Last year my Uncle died from cancer.
In the past few months two people I know have been diagnosed with this disease.
1 in 3 people get cancer.
Right across the planet no one has to look very hard to realise they are connected to someone with someone who is suffering from cancer, or who has died.
MacMillan Cancer Support provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care for cancer sufferers. They are a reamarkable charity, constantly working to make lives better for those who suffer. Offering a huge support network right across the UK who fund specialist cancer nurses and other specialist health professionals; they build cancer care centres, they provide everything from a lift to hospital for a cancer sufferer, to financial help with the extra costs cancer sufferers have to deal with.
For 22 years MacMillan have been held an event they call 'The World's Biggest Coffee Morning'. It is their biggest fundraising event of the year, last year some 51,000 people got involved, raising £10 million. This year the event is on Friday 28th September, I am getting involved, and I hope you will too, either by hosting a coffee morning or going to one.
Marks and Spencer are MacMillan Cancer Support's offical corporate sponsors for 'The World's Biggest Coffee Morning' and they have a fantastic range of cakes, baking kits, and bakeware all perfect to help you host or go to your own coffee morning.
Marks and Spencer have kindly donated to Salt & Sparkle an awesome Marks & Spencer coffee morning kit for our latest giveaway. Thank you M&S.
The Giveaway will contain
- M&S cafetiére
- M&S cake stand
- M&S ground coffee
- A selection of M&S baking products
To enter into the draw to win this fantastic prize you need for you to share this blog post on either Twitter or Facebook. When you share it, please be sure to include this link http://www.saltandsparkle.com/home/2012/9/7/marks-spencer-macmillan-cancer-support-giveaway-for-the-worl.html to this post or drop me a note in the comments to say you have shared the post so that I’ll be notified you are taking part. I will arbitrarily select the winner. The give away opens today 7 September 2012 will close on Friday 21 September at 1700 GMT. I will notify the winner through a post on this blog.
I really hope you will help MacMillan Cancer Support raise money to help cancer sufferers and their families by either hosting a coffee morning or going to one on 28 September 2012 as part of the 'The World's Biggest Coffee Morning'.
Over the next two weeks, I will be posting brilliant recipes like this or this to help you decide what to bake for your coffee morning. I'd love to hear from you about what you are planning to make so please drop me a note to the comments. I am looking forward to swapping and sharing recipes with y'all.
That's it for now ...
Salt & Sparkle = Life Remarkable
Please note, the actual prize may differ from what is shown in the pictures. This blog post picture copyright Marks & Spencer, all rights reserved.