Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Macmillan Cancer Support - Little Local Hero Awards‏


On the 28th of September this year the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is going to be taking place. This is a fantastic one day fundraising event hosted by Macmillan Cancer Support to raise money for people with lives affected by cancer.

Everyone has their own story or experience with Cancer and the work that Macmillan do is so important. I held my own coffee morning a few years back when I was a student, I only raised about £80 but every little helps!

Silver Spoon are the official sugar sponsor for the event, and this year have decided to launch a fantastic competition as part of their activity. On the 24th August 2012 Silver Spoon and Macmillan are launching Silver Spoons Little Local Hero Awards. They are scouring the country for local heroes under the age of 18 who have done something truly special. Your local little hero could have looked after their little sister when they were ill, gone to great lengths to make Mother’s Day very special, or done something fantastic to raise money for charity.

If you know someone under 18 in your local area who you think would be a worthy winner, just follow this link and explain in less than 100 words who you are nominating, why, and what you would bake them to say thank you

Master Pâtissier Eric Lanlard, star of Channel 4’s Baking Mad with Eric Lanlard, will choose a Silver Spoon National Little Hero and to celebrate he will bake them a special cake of their choice! 10 runners up will also receive a Silver Spoon Baking Hamper packed full of exciting treats.

Gratuitus picture of me and Eric!

There are sure to be some amazing stories from our local little heroes all over the country, but in the meantime don’t forget to register to hold your own coffee morning on the 28th September, just follow this link and you can help to raise money for people with lives affected by cancer.

I will be trying my best to organise my very own event in my new office, so keep your eyes peeled for some of my coffee morning recipes! And if you have any reccomendations for coffee morning favourites, throw them my way!


  1. Such a good cause and I look forward to seeing how your coffee morning progresses Nelly :]

  2. I'm promoting this too Helen. Have tweeted and shared your post on FB, wonder if you could do the same for mine? Let's get the message out! My post is HERE


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