Send charity funds locally

HAVING experienced first hand how wonderful the MacMillan North East Cancer team are, I urge everyone who is doing fun runs etc to collect for charities to make sure their donations stay local.

MacMillan Cancer Support is based in the south east, which means only a fraction of the money they receive reaches the north east.

If you want to support MacMillan North East then make cheques to Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust (CF119) Fund and send to Palliative Care Team, Albion Road Resource Centre, Albion Road, North Shields, Tyne & Wear. NE29 0HG.

I for one would never have survived without them.

Obviously all the other charities have local departments too, so make sure your money goes to the right places.

Good luck with all of your money raising ventures.