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Sisters are doing it for themselves

Barretstown offers free, specially designed camps for families affected by illness – including siblings. Here Megan Deakin, big sister of Eliza who was diagnosed with Rb as a baby, gives us the lowdown on what makes this holiday camp so great… ...

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‘We want to help other families too’

Despite coping with two cancer diagnoses, one family have raised more than £17,000 for charity, to make sure that families in the future are supported as well as they have been. We caught up with the Edgars – here is their story… Last Christmas...

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Mission of a lifetime

Karen Stuart was diagnosed with retinoblastoma when she was three years old. Now, 30 years later, she and her ex-army dad Ray share their own memories from that time and reveal why their personal health challenges have inspired them to take on...

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Team Harry take on the three peaks

After his two-year-old grandson Harry was diagnosed with retinoblastoma, Paul Stokes decided he wanted to raise funds for the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust by taking on not one, not two, but three peaks in under 12 hours. He tells his story… “My...

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Discount for family holidays

Holiday park operator Haven are offering discounted holidays to Childhood Eye Cancer Trust members. Haven, which has 36 parks dotted along the UK coast, will give families 5% off their holiday or short break during the school holidays or 10% on...

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Festive fundraising

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Christmas is the perfect time to raise funds for a good cause and there are so many fun and different ways to take part. Below, we’ve listed some of our favourite festive fundraising ideas and don’t forget, we’re here to help you...

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Isabella wins bravery award

A three-year-old girl from Oxfordshire has received a prestigious award in recognition of the courage she has shown while battling against a rare form of cancer. Isabella Goodale was just 10 weeks old when she was diagnosed with...

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Vote for CHECT to win up to £25,000

The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust has been shortlisted for an Aviva Community Fund award – and we really need your help to make sure we win it. All you need to do is spare a couple of minutes to vote for us and we could receive up to £25,000 to...

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Golfers raise £5k for CHECT

Members of an Essex golf club have raised more than £5,000 to help families affected by retinoblastoma. The Three Rivers Golf Club in Purleigh chose us as their charity of the year and held a number of events throughout the year to fundraise...

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CHECT Champions awarded at Twycross Zoo

Four deserving people – including our first ever adult – were given CHECT Champion awards during a special ceremony at our members’ day on Sunday. The winners were nominated by friends and family to recognise either the bravery they have shown...

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