Plaistow bank staff to don aprons for charity coffee morning

Staff at Barclays will be swapping their suits for aprons on Friday as they support a cancer charity for a coffee morning.

The employees, from the bank’s Barking Road, Plaistow branch, will be taking part in Macmillan Cancer Support’s famous World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

They will be serving their customers a cuppa and a slice of something sweet in the hope of raising £750 for people affected by cancer. The fundraiser is set to be a storming success with a nail technician visiting the branch on tomorrow and pampering customers in exchange for a donation to Macmillan.

On Friday branch staff will sell coffee and cake and invite customers to take part in a raffle with fantastic prizes.

In 2012 Barclays employees and customers across the UK smashed the fundraising target and raised £640,000 for Macmillan, helping the charity to provide practical, medical, emotional and financial support to people affected by cancer so that no one has to face cancer alone.


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Fred Marfo, Branch Manager said: “We’re delighted to be supporting Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning once again this year. Our event was a huge success last year and we’re really looking forward to inviting the local community to join us once again for such a good cause. There really couldn’t be an easier way to make a difference.”

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