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Vote for CHECT to win up to £25,000

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 help fund our members’...
60-second interview – CHECT marathon runner

60-second interview – CHECT marathon runner

This week, the 253,930 applicants for the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon will find out of they have been successful in the ballot and have a place in the race. Steve Garland, who has already secured a charity running place, tells us what inspired him to run 26.2...
Golfers raise £5k for CHECT

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 for us. There was a...
Vision Express Ride4Sight raises £25k

Vision Express Ride4Sight raises £25k

Volunteers from Vision Express support centre and stores across the country took part in a gruelling 200-mile cycle challenge called Ride4Sight, and raised £25,000 to help families affected by retinoblastoma. Back for a third year, the two-day Ride4Sight began in...
Charity eye patch day

Charity eye patch day

Retinoblastoma survivor Katie Peller, 12, and her friends got 100 people to take part in an eye patch day, raising vital awareness of retinoblastoma as well as valuable funds for the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust… My name is Katie, I’m 12 and I go to The Westgate School,...
Family of 5 in Great North Run

Family of 5 in Great North Run

Four years ago, Patrick Tonks could barely walk up a flight of stairs. Treatment for a rare form of cancer had left him so weak that he sometimes had to use a wheelchair. This year, however, the fit and healthy 55-year-old celebrated four years of being in remission...