Macmillan Cancer Support is delighted to announce its new year-long partnership with leading food retailer Heron Foods.
The partnership officially launched last Friday (25th September) which saw all of the 3,000 local staff and employees of Heron’s 237 stores, as well as their Store Support Centre, take part in Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. Heron Foods will aim to raise £250,000 to help Macmillan ensure that no one faces cancer alone. A variety of fundraising events will take place and Heron Foods will also be working with suppliers to add extra value to the partnership.
Mike Igoe, Commercial Director for Heron Foods, said: “We are really pleased to support Macmillan Cancer Support for the next year.
“We chose to partner with the charity because it is something that is close to our hearts and the entireteam want to support this worthy cause. “Macmillan are doing fantastic work in reaching and improving the lives of people living with cancer – and we want to help them keep on doing this great work,” he said.
Catriona Munn, Partnership Manager at Macmillan Cancer Support said: “We are thrilled that Heron Foods has decided to support Macmillan. We look forward to joining forces with the team to raise funds to support people affected by cancer. Thank you to all of the staff and customers who got involved with coffee morning, it was a great way to kick the partnership off in true Macmillan style!”