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Young cancer survivors to tour England this Christmas to raise money for CLIC Sargent

Wednesday 21st November

Eight young singers who have all overcome cancer will be performing around the country this Christmas, to raise money for the charity that supported them through their cancer journey.

CLIC Sargent's music residential 2018

Children supported by CLIC Sargent test Morrisons’ new Little Kitchen range

Friday 16th November

A range of kids meals that have been tried and tested by CLIC Sargent's very own ‘Little Tasters’ has been launched at Morrisons.

Children supported by CLIC Sargent tested Morrisons' new Little Kitchen range

CLIC Sargent launches Barnaby the CLIC Sargent bear campaign

Monday 12th November

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.

Barnaby the CLIC Sargent bear

Kate Lee, Chief Executive’s blog, ‘Time to go big or go home’

Monday 12th November

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.

Kate Lee, CLIC Sargent's Chief Executive

Young people with cancer aren’t getting the support they need

Monday 12th November

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

Theresa May tells Parliament ‘there’s more to do’ to help with cancer patients’ living costs

Wednesday 31st October

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.

Prime Minister Theresa May

Government fails to address cost of travel for young cancer patients in Budget announcement – CLIC Sargent response

Monday 29th October

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.

Houses of Parliament

Morrisons makes it £6 million so far

Monday 29th October

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.

Colleagues and customers at Morrisons have been busy fundraising for CLIC Sargent

Open letter to the Government ahead of Monday’s Budget calling for a Young Cancer Patient Travel Fund

Friday 26th October

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.

Houses of Parliament

Portsmouth pub team crowned national champions in five-a-side football fundraiser for CLIC Sargent

Thursday 25th October

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.

Staff from the Sir John Baker J D Wetherspoon pub in Portsmouth, who won the KICK for CLIC tournament