Over fifties group raise hundreds of pounds for cancer charity in two hours

A Northamptonshire over fifties club has raised almost a thousand pounds for Macmillan Cancer Support in just two hours.

Tuesday, 22nd November 2016, 3:32 pm
Updated Wednesday, 23rd November 2016, 2:02 pm
A Northamptonshire over fifties club has raised almost a thousand pounds for Macmillan Cancer Support in just two hours

The Kislingbury over fifties group (KOFS) played host to a coffee fundraising morning where they organised a bring and buy stall, as well as a cake sale and raffle, which in two hours raised £900 for the Macmillan fund.

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On Thursday, November 17 the regional fundraising manager for Northamptonshire Macmillan Cancer Support, visited the KOFS to receive a presentation cheque from the chairman, Eddie Harley.

The group, which was founded in 2004, welcomes over 50 members through the doors every week and holds weekly coffee mornings for the local village community to meet and catch up with the local news.

The Northamptonshire group has raised funds for Macmillan Cancer Support every September for the past twelve years.