Basildon Hospital raise over £7,000 at Macmillan coffee morning

A fantastic £7,733 was raised during Basildon and Orsett Hospital’s Macmillan Coffee Morning.Held on Friday 30 September, the Macmillan team based at Basildon University Hospital pulled out all the stops to attract donations and raise the amount.Two members of hospital staff, Josh Wilkins and Marie Smallcombe took part in Brave the Shave, while many local businesses and individuals, too numerous to mention, donated cakes, coffee, gifts, hampers and other prizes for the raffle.Karen Andrews, Macmillan team leader, said: “We’re overwhelmed to have raised such an amazing amount and we want to thank everyone who took part. Especially Ross Cooper, who not only officially opened our coffee morning, he donated £500 to kick start our fundraising.

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