Macmillan Cancer Relief Undertakes First Online Ad Campaign Using and vcmedia

As part of their ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ fundraising event, Macmillan Cancer Relief will start their first online advertising campaign on 30 August, on Delia Online (, which is exclusively represented by vcmedia.

Macmillan is sponsoring editorial on the Delia Online homepage and various themed recipe galleries for four weeks in September, with banners linking through to the event’s microsite, In addition, two email newsletters during the month will be sent to all 125,000 Delia Online newsletter subscribers during the campaign, encouraging users to organise their own coffee morning for the cancer care charity on 30 September.

vcmedia and advertising agency PHD negotiated the arrangement for the campaign on Delia Online, which is exclusively represented by vcmedia and the only site that Macmillan is sponsoring The creative for the campaign was developed by Ideas Eurobrand.

The ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ is in its 15th year and will be supported by above the line press and radio activity throughout September.

Helen Gray, National Events Manager at Macmillan Cancer Relief, said: “We’re really excited about our first online advertising campaign. The reach and number of users that has will enable us to talk to almost 400,000 users. Many of those users are our target demographic for World’s Biggest Coffee Morning”.

Vanessa Kent, UK Country Manager at vcmedia said: “Macmillan’s campaign is a great fit for users of Delia Online. By advertising on the sites within vcmedia’s portfolio, such as Delia Online, advertisers can reach very targeted audiences and meet their individual campaign objectives.”

Macmillan Cancer Relief is urging people to get together for a cup of coffee with friends to help people living with cancer on Friday 30 September, as part of its World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

Those who wish to join in the fun and make a cup of coffee count should log onto or call the hotline 0845 602 1246 to register.

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Sunita Sharma
Press Officer
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About Macmillan Cancer Relief:
Macmillan Cancer Relief helps people who are living with cancer.
Each and every day 739 people in the UK are told they have cancer. More than one million people in the UK today have had a cancer diagnosis, and more than one in three will be diagnosed at some time in their life.
As well as taking action today to support people from the moment they suspect they have cancer, we’re shaping the future of cancer care. Our increasing range of services, including our Macmillan nurses, doctors and other health professionals, cancer care centres, a range of cancer information, practical help at home and help with money, is funded entirely through the generosity of our supporters.
Thanks to them, Macmillan provides the practical and emotional support which will change the lives of people living with cancer today – and tomorrow.

For cancer information and support, contact the Macmillan CancerLine (Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 6.00pm) by freephone: 0808 808 2020, textphone: 0808 808 0121 or email:; or log on to

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Published on: 12:00AM on 18th August 2005