The Oaks takes part in world's biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan

  • Nicola Harley
  • September 28th, 2019
  • The Oaks

On Friday 27th September 2019 residents and staff took part in the world's biggest coffee morning organised by Macmillan.

Coffee morning

Staff members took part in a bake off competition with cakes being judged by residents of The Oaks. Cakes baked ranged from the traditional victoria sponge and red velvet cake to individual cupcakes and beetroot cake.

Everyone who attended had a fantastic time, taking part in themed games and activities. To find out more about the activities provided by The Oaks please contact us.

In 2018 Macmillan raised an incredible £26,914,382

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The history of the Macmillan coffee morning

The first ever Coffee Morning happened way back in 1990. It was a rather small affair with a simple idea: guests would gather over coffee and donate the cost of their cuppa to Macmillan in the process. It was so effective, they did it again the next year – only this time nationally. Since then, Coffee Morning has raised over £200 million.