Charity of the Year
For every young person with cancer Teenage Cancer Trust can support, there’s another we can’t. Run for us and help make sure no young person faces cancer alone.
Cancer sucks. We make sure young people don't face it alone. We do it by helping young people and their families deal with the many ways that cancer can screw up your body, your mind and your life. We do it in partnership with the NHS and by bringing young people together so they can support each other. And we do it from the moment cancer is diagnosed until long after treatment is over.
Of the 7 young people diagnosed with cancer every day, only half access the specialist care and support we provide, which is currently limited to major hospitals. They might live too far away from our units, or are never referred to us in the first place.
But we have a plan – an outreach programme that allows us to be there for young people in main cancer hospitals, local hospitals, or even in their homes. This model of care is revolutionary. No other charity in the world is supporting young people with cancer in this way and the great news is – it works!
We're at a critical point in our plan to roll out our support package to every region in the UK - the only thing holding us back is a lack of funds. We need legendary supporters to reach our goal of helping every young person with cancer. And that's where you come in.
We're close to the finish line – and you can help us cross it.