What does the daffodil pin mean?
Have you noticed people wearing yellow flower pins made of fabric across the UK? People wear these daffodil pins and badges to support the Great Daffodil Appeal.
Funds raised from people wearing the yellow flower pin provide care for people living with a terminal illness.
What do daffodils symbolise?
Daffodil flowers begin to pop up when winter ends. They’re a symbol of spring and symbolise new beginnings and rebirth. They’re a positive, life-affirming symbol, with a bright and joyful yellow colour.
Daffodils are strong, resilient flowers that pop up year after year. Some people choose to plant daffodils in memory of their loved ones. This can bring reassurance and comfort.
What does the yellow daffodil pin mean?
The more daffodils worn with pride, the more families Marie Curie can help. Marie Curie provides care and support for people living with any terminal illness including cancer, dementia and heart disease.
By donating and wearing your daffodil flower pin, you can make sure people living with a terminal illness like Linda get expert palliative care at the end of their lives.
Why do people wear daffodil pins?
There are many reasons why people choose to wear their daffodil. Many people wear the pins to celebrate the work of Marie Curie Nurses. Other people may wear their daffodil in memory of a loved one, or because their family received support from Marie Curie.
Everyone who wears a pin is making sure the charity can care for more people living with a terminal illness.
Lots of people choose to wear yellow flower pins during the Great Daffodil Appeal. You might spot celebrities, football managers and MPs wearing daffodils. Find out more about our celebrity supporters.
Where can I get a daffodil pin?
You can get a classic daffodil pin from one of our street collectors, from a Marie Curie Shop or from various stores including Spar and Superdrug across the UK.
You can also buy a daffodil pin badge or enamel daffodil pin online from the Marie Curie online shop .
How much is a daffodil pin?
For our yellow daffodil pin, we ask for any donation that you can give – just pop your donation in the collecting tin.
If you’d like to show your support for Marie Curie throughout the year, you can buy a range of badges or brooches from our online shop for £2 to £15.
What is Daffodil Day?
Daffodil Day is a moment for us to come together and wear our daffodil pins with pride – for those we’ve loved, those we’ve lost and those who give their all to care for the thousands of people currently living with a terminal illness.
This Daffodil Day, 31 March, share who you’re wearing your daffodil for on social media and help us show why every daffodil counts.