Stirling MP Steven Paterson and MSP Bruce Crawford hosted one of many coffee mornings across the country on Friday (30th September) in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support.
A number of similar events took place across the country – being dubbed as “the world’s biggest coffee morning.”
Mr Paterson and Mr Crawford’s event at the Stirling Smith Museum raised £386 for the charity.
Commenting on the Coffee Morning, Steven Paterson said:
“I was delighted to co-host the MacMillan Coffee Morning alongside Bruce Crawford at the Smith Museum again this year. Despite the dreich weather outside, the event was well attended and we raised over £380 for charity.
“Every year, around 30,200 people across Scotland are diagnosed with cancer – that’s 83 people every day. In one way or another, cancer will affect almost every single one of us either directly or indirectly. MacMillan provide great support to those battling this awful disease which is why Bruce and I are keen to do our bit and help host ‘the World’s biggest coffee morning.’”
Bruce Crawford added:
“It was great co-hosting this year’s Macmillan Coffee Morning with Steven Paterson MP.
“MacMillian want to make sure that no one has to face cancer alone but they can’t do that without the fundraising efforts, like the coffee morning, from people across Stirling and the whole of Scotland. I want to thank all of those who took part, whether that was attending a coffee morning, baking for a coffee morning or giving a donation.
“Last year MacMillian raised a record-breaking amount of money and I hope they can improve on that once again this year.”