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CLIC Sargent and charity partners H. Samuel and Ernest Jones have joined forces to launch Barnaby the CLIC Sargent bear, a plush teddy being sold to raise money for the charity’s work supporting young cancer patients.
New research by CLIC Sargent has found that 31% of children and young people with cancer are missing out on the right age-appropriate specialist care and support. In Kate Lee, CLIC Sargent Chief Executive's blog, she explains how the charity is attempting to close the gap by reaching out to organisations to work in partnership as well as launching a survey to hear from young people and parents who have not received support.
Almost a third of young people diagnosed with cancer in the UK are missing out on vital support to help them cope. Research by CLIC Sargent, shows that 31 per cent of children and young people diagnosed with cancer in 2017/18 went unsupported
Prime Minister Theresa May said she “absolutely recognises that there’s more to do” to support young cancer patients and their families, and has agreed for a Government Minister to meet with CLIC Sargent and Robert Halfon MP to discuss the CLIC Sargent Young Cancer Patient Travel Fund.
Government fails to address cost of travel for young cancer patients in Budget announcement – CLIC Sargent response
Young people’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent has expressed its disappointment that the voices of over 30,000 people calling for a Young Cancer Patient Travel Fund have been completely ignored in today’s Budget.
Colleagues and customers at Morrisons have reached the staggering milestone of £6 million raised just 20 months into the partnership. It means they are averaging £10,000 a day and are on course to smash the increased £10 million target by February 2020.
Open letter to the Government ahead of Monday’s Budget calling for a Young Cancer Patient Travel Fund
Ahead of Monday’s Budget announcement, we have written an open letter urging the Chancellor to establish a Young Cancer Patient Travel Fund to help families with the cost of getting to and from hospital.
Staff from a pub in Portsmouth showed off their footballing skills to be crowned the best J D Wetherspoon five-a-side team in the UK and Ireland. The team took the crown in an annual tournament that’s raised hundreds of thousands for CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people.
MPs back CLIC Sargent campaign for better financial support for young cancer patients travelling for treatment
On Monday, MPs from across all parties met with families and campaigners from CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading charity for children and young people with cancer, at a Drop-In session in Westminster to hear more about CLIC Sargent’s campaign calling on the Government to set up a Young Cancer Patient Travel Fund.
CLIC Sargent and Societe Generale launch new education and employment grant for young cancer patients
CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading cancer support charity for children, young people and families, has joined forces with partner Societe Generale - one of the leading European financial services groups - to launch a brand new education and employment grant.