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Supporting Macmillan does not always have to involve giving money. Here are some ways that you can help us.

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Help us care for our patients at the Macmillan Unit and in the community by paying for 24 hours of care.

You can choose any day of the year, a birthday, an anniversary; or maybe your company would like to celebrate a particular date.

24 HOURS OF CARE You can support our in-patient ward (The Macmillan Unit), our Day Centre, the Family Support Team, the Rehabilitation Team, or our team of Community Specialist Palliative Care Sisters.

If you would like more information about Pay for a Day, or would like to discuss the various options, please contact Neal on 01202 477628 or click here to email


Play the Macmillan Caring Locally Lottery


Do you own a banger that’s merely gathering dust in the garage? Giveacar is a UK based fundraising organisation that specialises in auctioning or scrapping old cars for charitable causes including Macmillan Caring Locally.

They provide a FREE service which is available throughout the UK. Scrap donations raise an average of £100 for the charity, with auction cars often raising much more. To arrange collection of a car, or to find out more CLICK HERE.

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You can raise funds for us every time you shop online – at no extra cost to you. Give as you Live brings together thousands of leading stores, including John Lewis, Amazon, Expedia and Tesco, who have all signed up to donate a percentage of every purchase you make online.

1. Sign up - it takes seconds to get started and is 100% secure.
2. Install Give as you Live and shop directly with your favourite stores or via our shop.
3. Compare millions of products and thousands of stores so you can always get the best deal online while raising money for us.
To get started: click on the logo below.

Give as you Live


If you have some spare time and would like to volunteer at the Macmillan Unit at Christchurch Hospital, we would love to hear from you. We require volunteer drivers to pick up and take home patients attending our Day Centre, and we also need volunteers to help on the Ward at the Macmillan Unit in a number of roles. Volunteers are required to be 18 years or over.

If you are interested in volunteering and would like to know more, or if you are a volunteer and would like to download volunteer resources, please go to our volunteer page.



Do you fancy running a Marathon, making a Parachute Jump or climbing Mount Kilimanjaro? Ever considered what a life changing experience it could be to Trace the Footsteps of the Maasai? Or to Trek to the Home of the Dalai Lama?

If you want to take on a challenge such as this, a challenge that is a once in a lifetime opportunity; we can help you do this and raise funds for Macmillan at the same time. We will put you in touch with our Adventure Travel Company, who will offer you a huge range of challenges for you to consider. What we promise is that we will support you all the way, with promotional material, advice on fundraising and tips for maximising the money you raise. To see a comprehensive list of our upcoming worldwide challenges GO HERE To find out about Sky diving click on the Go Sky Dive icon below. Please contact Neal on or 01202 477628 for advice and tips.
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eBay for Charity is an easy way for buyers and sellers on to support Macmillan. Buyers can shop for items knowing they’re supporting the Trust, be it an everyday bargain or a special auction. Sellers, whether they’re individuals or businesses, can donate a percentage from any sale to Macmillan Caring Locally and add Gift Aid to their donations.

So if you are thinking of selling your items on eBay, and would like to donate all, or a percentage of the selling price to Macmillan, go to eBAY, list your item/s using 'advanced sell', select Macmillan Caring Locally from the Charity list, and you are done.

If you have any items that you would like to sell to benefit Macmillan, but do not have time to list them on eBay, please give us a call, and we will arrange to collect your items from you, and sell them through our eBay online shop (this only applies if you live within a reasonable distance of Christchurch in Dorset).

If you fancy doing some shopping on eBay, go to Macmillan Caring Locally on eBay, to see a comprehensive list of who is selling items for Macmillan. For a quick link to our eBay site GO HERE



If you would like to donate some money to Macmillan, we have made it really easy for you. To donate on line please go to our Donation Page. It is fast, simple and secure.

If you would prefer to donate by cheque, please make your cheque payable to MACMILLAN CARING LOCALLY and send it to:~

Neal Williams | Trust Secretary
Macmillan Caring Locally | Macmillan Unit | Christchurch Hospital
Christchurch | Dorset | BH23 2JX


To set up a Standing Order and Gift Aid it, please go to our download page to download the form. Alternately, please telephone 01202 477628, and we will take your details.



If you are planning to make or amend your will, it is a good idea to seek legal advice and talk through your plans with a solicitor who will be able to advise on the best options available to you. If you already have a will in place and only want to make a minor change, you can do this by adding a Codicil Form. The following are two examples of ways to support us in your will. A Residuary Legacy and a Pecuniary Legacy.

Residuary Legacy – A Proportion of the Estate
I give (%) of the residue of my real and personal estate which I can dispose of by will in any manner I think proper to Macmillan Caring Locally (registered Charity number 268218), The Macmillan Unit, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 2JX, and the receipt of the Treasurer of Macmillan Caring Locally shall be a complete discharge to my Executors.

Pecuniary Legacy – A Fixed Sum
I give the sum of (amount in figures and words) to Macmillan Caring Locally (registered Charity number 268218), The Macmillan Unit, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 2JX, and the receipt of the Treasurer of Macmillan Caring Locally shall be a complete discharge to my Executors.

It is important to ensure that the following wording is also inserted, whichever wording you use: If at my death any charity named as a beneficiary in this Will or any Codicil hereto has changed its name or amalgamated with or transferred its assets to another body, then my Executors shall give effect to any gift made to such charity as if it had been made (in the first case) to the body in its changed name or (in the second place) to the body which results from such amalgamation or to which such transfer has been made.

Please always give the official Charity name, address and registered Charity number to your solicitor.

Charity Name: Macmillan Caring Locally
Registered Charity No: 268218
Address: The Macmillan Unit, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2JX



collecting tin If you are a proprietor of a Retail Outlet, a Public House or a Business; and would like to show your support for Macmillan, please contact our office on 01202 477628. We can supply you with Official 'Macmillan Caring Locally' collection boxes, and any other marketing materials you may need.

Thank you for your support.


We are looking for items for our charity stall in Christchurch Emporium, Bridge Street, such as vintage crockery, home accessories, costume jewellery, clothes (washed and ironed), curtains, bags, hats, jackets (no electrical items). Donations can be delivered to the Emporium Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 - 17.00.



It is free and very easy to create a personal fundraising page online with Just Giving or Virgin Money Giving to raise sponsorship for an event, or in memory of a loved one. Just Giving and Virgin Money Giving handle all the payments securely and even sort out the Gift Aid element of the donation. The funds are then electronically paid into our bank account, cutting down our administration costs. To get started choose one of our partners below and click on their banner.

Make your page with JustGiving

Make a donation using Virgin Money Giving


Raise funds for Macmillan for FREE as you surf the web, shop online, and trade on eBay. With Everyclick you can raise money for your favourite charity by doing the things you already do online every day.

If you make the page that you use as a search engine rather than Google, everytime you search with it, and then click through to one of the results, Everyclick will give us a penny. That may not seem very much, but when you consider how many web searches the average person does every day - it could add up to a considerable amount.

If you sign up with Everyclick (it costs you nothing) you can monitor how much you are raising for us with each click-through that you do. So please go to and add it to your favourites. Then click away and see the funds clock up.