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John Barlow

John’s – Story John Barlow, aged 23, from Shrewsbury in the West Midlands, came to stay at YCT for the 5th time this year. John first came to YCT in 2004 after finding out about the charity through his Macmillan nurse. “I was first diagnosed with a brain...

Donate your old or scrap car

Giveacar and make a difference to the Youth Cancer Trust. Giveacar offer a simple, free service and they do all the work for you. Every car has a value, whether it’s roadworthy or only good for scrap. Giveacar is a social enterprise that allows you to donate...

Natalie’s Story

Natalie – her story On the 5th January 2001, when I was 12, I was diagnosed with Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). I had been ill for months, with dramatic weight loss, jaundice, vomiting, tiredness, bruising and collapsing regularly. My Mum took me to the...

Run for YCT

Running, fun runs, marathons, triathlons… Take part in any running event and raise sponsorship for YCT at the same time. We will help you with information, sponsorship forms and how to set up a justgiving page to help your friends and family sponsor you easily...

Anna talks about YCT

Anna – Talks at Rotary Conference in Torquay The Rotary Club in Torquay was attended by 1000 people and the conference theme was ‘Youth’. The Youth Cancer Trust Events & Fundraising Coordinator, Derek Smith was invited to speak about the work of...

Melissa’s Story

Melissa – Youth Ambassador Download the application form Radio Interview with Melissa  16 year old Melissa from Walthamstowe, who has enjoyed a YCT holiday 3 times over the past few years, has agreed to be the Youth Cancer Trust official youth...

Kieran’s Story

YCT – Increasing the age range Last year the Youth Cancer Trust increased the age range it provides its holidays for. The increase now includes young adults up to the age of 30. “Youngsters who had been enjoying a holiday at Tracy Ann House in the past were not...

Laura

Laura – Survivor & Volunteer I stumbled upon the Youth Cancer Trust charity two years ago when I moved to Bournemouth for my first job. Having grown up in a village community, I thought that volunteering would be a great break from work and maybe help me to...

Read Kirsty’s Story

Kirsty – Her Story Kirsty Harrison from Midlothian, who is just 19 years old, stopped breathing on a recent night out with her friends. “I never ask for my dad but I did this time, it was so frightening I just couldn’t breathe, my dad came immediately and I was...

Laura’s Story

Cancer coming back plays on my mind all the time, but being at YCT helps me forget about it for a while.  I don’t have to explain anything about my cancer here, everyone understands. Says Laura Howe, aged 21, from Middlesbrough. Laura is staying at YCT for a holiday...