Archives: June 2013

Rutland Parent Carer Voice speaks volumes about FTCT

Posted on June 28, 2013

This week, we’ve been back on the outreach campaign trail, reaching out to new partners in the Leicestershire area. One particular highlight has been the connection we have made with Rutland Parent Carer Voice. Established in 2007, they are a … Read more »

FTCT are back at Indie Kids, this July.

Posted on June 20, 2013

With little over two weeks to go, we can wait to be chosen charity for the Independent Kids Show, on Sunday 7th July. Taking place at Cranmore Park in Solihull, it will be our second time at this unique childrenswear … Read more »

Hot off the press: FTCT is chosen charity for Drapers Awards 2013

Posted on June 17, 2013

We are very excited to announce that FTCT has once again been named chosen charity for this year’s prestigious Drapers Awards, this November.  Led by Drapers Editorial Director Eric Musgrave, the team at Drapers are keen to support FTCT at both the Drapers Top … Read more »

New in-work UK poverty statistics show why FTCT grants are needed more than ever.

Posted on June 13, 2013

Data released today by the Department for Work and Pensions show at least one out of every six children in the UK lives in relative poverty, which is why charities like FTCT play such an important role in providing immediate … Read more »

FTCT’s first steps into Nottingham …

Posted on June 10, 2013

On Saturday, FTCT was on the road again – this time to Nottingham, to attend the Grants and Funders Fair, hosted by Graham Allen, MP (pictured). Over 15 organisations took stands at the Riverside Centre, Bulwell, including FTCT,  giving us a … Read more »

Why FTCT is supporting National Carers Week 2013

Posted on June 7, 2013

Next week is National Carers Week, an annual awareness campaign which recognises and celebrates the contribution made by the UK’s 6.5 million carers to the people they care for and their communities. Recently, FTCT has seen a rise in the … Read more »

Brendan’s Marathon Training Diary: 315 days and counting.

Posted on June 3, 2013

We are delighted to bring you a very special new blog series, Brendan’s Marathon Training Diary. Written by Brendan Dorrian, one of our 2014 London Marathon runners, it follows his training adventures as he prepares for the big race, next April. Brendan travels the world with … Read more »