Macmillan's voluntary income soars by £34.1m
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Macmillan's voluntary income soars by £34.1m

31 Jul 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

Macmillan Cancer Support raised £186.9m in 2013 – an increase of £34.1m on the previous year, according to the charity’s latest annual report.

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