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Young Lives vs Cancer launches Running on Empty campaign

Tuesday 23 May 2023

Almost three quarters of young cancer patients and their families struggling with cost of travelling to treatment, charity finds

Softcat partners with Young Lives vs Cancer

Thursday 20 April 2023

Crest Nicholson partners with Young Lives vs Cancer

Wednesday 12 April 2023

Staff at Crest Nicholson will be fundraising for the charity for two years.

Bullseye! JD Wetherspoon staff raise over £141,000 for young people facing cancer at annual darts tournament

Wednesday 12 April 2023

Staff from over 300 JD Wetherspoon pubs took part in the company's annual fundraising darts tournament

Young Lives vs Cancer welcomes new Trustees 

Thursday 6 April 2023

Young Lives vs Cancer has announced four new appointments to its Board of Trustees. 

Our journey towards anti-oppressive recruitment practice at Young Lives vs Cancer – Rachel Kirby-Rider, Chief Executive

Monday 20 March 2023

Celebrating 6000 pairs of Supershoes and a new partnership

Friday 17 March 2023

Our partner charity Supershoes has presented its 6000th pair of customised shoes to a young person supported by Young Lives vs Cancer.

Tabitha with her Supershoes

Charities come together to launch Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Awareness Month this April

Thursday 16 March 2023

Cancer charities from across the UK have come together for the first Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Awareness Month.

“The Government urgently needs to step in and provide better support” Young Lives vs Cancer Chief Executive Rachel Kirby-Rider reacts to Spring Budget announcement

Wednesday 15 March 2023

Young Lives vs Cancer Chief Executive Rachel Kirby-Rider responds to Spring Budget and what it means for children and young people with cancer and their families