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Young Lives vs Cancer reacts to the government’s response to report on emergency funding allocation for charity sector

Thursday 19 August 2021

The government has responded to a report about the emergency funding allocation for the charity sector at the start of the pandemic

Young Lives vs Cancer responds to publication of the NHS England Non-Emergency Patient Transport Review

Tuesday 10 August 2021

Young Lives vs Cancer responds to NHS England Non-Emergency Patient Transport Review and the newly proposed national framework

Barry M launches limited edition Nail Paint inspired by young cancer patient’s manicure fundraising challenge

Monday 9 August 2021

Barry M has launched a new, limited edition, Nail Paint named after Esme, a young girl who was diagnosed with leukaemia, to raise money for Young Lives vs Cancer

Charity’s new Manchester ‘Home from Home’ will give young cancer patients and their families a free place to stay during treatment, thanks to Morrisons

Monday 2 August 2021

Young Lives vs Cancer will open a brand new ‘Home from Home’ in Manchester in January 2022, thanks to funds raised by Morrisons.  

Father and son supported by Young Lives vs Cancer star in Ladybird’s Love Unfiltered photo series celebrating parenthood

Tuesday 27 July 2021

Scottish government launches £5 million fund to help families be there for children in hospital

Monday 26 July 2021

Young Lives vs Cancer teams up with fashion brand Scamp & Dude

Friday 16 July 2021

‘Bradley’s Perfect Day’: Family and friends set to celebrate young man’s life at fundraiser full of his favourite things

Tuesday 13 July 2021

Bradley sadly died earlier this year after being diagnosed with bowel cancer at just 22 - his family are now hosting 'Bradley's Perfect Day' to fundraise in his name and celebrate his life

Virtual tours of free accommodation help families feel reassured and connected while children undergo cancer treatment

Friday 9 July 2021

Young cancer survivor embarks on epic 120 mile walk with friends who supported him throughout treatment

Friday 9 July 2021

Now he is in remission, Dan is taking on a 120 mile walking challenge with his friends who shielded with him throughout treatment