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The rise of the charity ambassador

Communications manager Julie Firth takes a look at how engaging members has enabled the charity to significantly boost its eye cancer awareness efforts and encourage fundraising at the same time. Can I Help? We are very fortunate at the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust to...

CHECT is off to Optrafair!

Optrafair is a huge optical exhibition which attracts around 7,000 visitors over three days. It brings together practitioners, suppliers and educators to help eye care professionals expand their knowledge, grow awareness of new products and services, continue their...

Skylah hits the headlines

Brilliant story on CHECT member Skylah Mae in the Express raising awareness of retinoblastoma. Thank you so much to Skylah’s family for sharing their story. You can read the full article...

Angharad Price – my story

The CHECT staff team had the pleasure of spending some time with Angharad Price when she joined us in the office for a week’s work experience in the summer of 2014. She wrote several articles at the time and did a brilliant job helping to plan the layout for the...

Ethan Carr – my story

Ethan’s story by his mum Josephine. Ethan Carr was diagnosed with Rb in July 2013. He was four. His story started one Friday afternoon on an outing with his nursery; one of the accompanying parents thought she noticed a reflection in his eye. Over the weekend, my...
Glowing response to Smartphone poster campaign

Glowing response to Smartphone poster campaign

Just one week after our new retinoblastoma awareness poster launched, the supporting You Tube film received more than 50,000 hits. This is by far the most successful awareness campaign CHECT has run to date. Created by Wunderman a digital merketing agaency based in...