One in four parents face going into debt to cover Christmas while those with a child with cancer face an extra £600 bill
One in four (24%) British parents with children aged 18 or under say they will have to go into debt in order to cover the cost of Christmas this year, while those struck by childhood cancer can see their finances “devastated”, a charity warns.
Children supported by young people’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent were treated to a festive visit from children’s TV presenter Ben Cajee last week (14 December).
Santa Claus visited Great Shefford village shop to judge a fundraising poster competition after Mrs Claus challenged Santa to raise £2,000 for CLIC Sargent. If £2,000 isn’t raised, his beard has to go!
Saraya, 14, from Portsmouth, had her head shaved to raise money in memory of her brother Clayton and friends, Louie and Leon.
The Channel VAS Squash Tournament 2016 has beaten it’s target with over £20,000 raised to help CLIC Sargent fight for young lives against cancer.
A cancer charity for children and young people is appealing for support after a fire devastated one of their much loved charity shops, resulting in a loss of income in the thousands.
As an early Christmas present, our friends at Uber have kindly agreed to donate £5 for every new sign up with the code CLICSARGENT15 to support our Christmas appeal to stop cancer costing Christmas for young cancer patients.
A new Christmas song aiming to raise money for CLIC Sargent was debuted along with a 1,500-strong children’s choir at the Royal Albert Hall.
Christmas carol concerts in aid of CLIC Sargent are kicking off across Scotland to support young lives against cancer.
The festive fun has already kicked off at Paul’s House, CLIC Sargent’s Home from home in London, as trees are decorated, presents are donated and mince pies eaten in preparation for Christmas!