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InFocus Summer 2024 – Plain Text Version

InFocus Summer 2024 – Plain Text Version

We’re pleased to present the latest edition of our CHECT InFocus Summer 2024 Magazine –  full of your stories as well as what we’ve been up to as a charity over the last few months.  This Summer edition of InFocus has been produced in both a digital and print format....
Protective eyewear for children with monocular vision

Protective eyewear for children with monocular vision

When children and young people have monocular vision, it’s even more important to preserve their eyesight. But that doesn’t mean that they have to miss out on all the fun of sports and activities. Zishan Naeem, Lead Orthoptist for Retinoblastoma Services at The Royal...
Scarlet’s sailing experience

Scarlet’s sailing experience

The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust is a national charity that takes young people aged 8-24 on sailing and outdoor adventures to inspire them to believe in a brighter future living through and beyond cancer. When a young person gets the ‘all clear’, their whole world has...
Our CHECT Champion Dads 2024

Our CHECT Champion Dads 2024

We often feature our wonderful CHECT mums in our stories, and we feel it’s important to recognise those amazing dads out there who go above and beyond to support their families as well. For Father’s Day, we asked children (maybe with a bit of help) to nominate their...
London Marathon 2024

London Marathon 2024

We are thrilled to celebrate our 14 incredible runners who took part in the iconic TCS London Marathon on 21st April 2024, raising a fantastic £45,000 including Gift Aid. We are so proud of them, for dedicating the time and effort to train and fundraise for CHECT,...
Junior’s CHECT Champion Award

Junior’s CHECT Champion Award

A four-year-old boy from Harrow has received a prestigious award in recognition of the courage he has shown while battling against an extremely rare form of cancer. Junior was diagnosed with retinoblastoma, a cancer which affects the retina of children predominantly...