Archives: November 2013

Bon Voyage! Mark sets sail on his Atlantic challenge

Posted on November 25, 2013

A huge good luck to Mark Newton-Jones (pictured top row far left) who set sail last Sunday, 24 November, in the biggest trans- ocean sailing race in the world, the ARC to raise money the Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust. Watch a special video … Read more »

FTCT at the Drapers Awards 2013 …

Posted on November 22, 2013

Thank you to all guests who bid at the prestigious Drapers Awards  to raise money for disadvantaged children whose parents work in the UK fashion and textiles industry. Hosted at the iconic Old Billingsgate Market and compered by comedian Dara O’Briain, the event … Read more »

Hobbs charity week raises £7,000 for FTCT

Posted on November 18, 2013

Earlier this month, the wonderful retail team from high street fashion giant Hobbs, hosted a week long fundraising bonanza, raising £7,000 for FTCT! From in-store Opera singers in Wimbledon, to a 100 exercise bike-athon in York (pictured) and an eight mile hike across … Read more »

Meet our FTCT Santas…

Posted on November 15, 2013

Christmas is coming up fast and while your minds may be focused on buying presents and scrummy roast turkey, here at FTCT, we are looking forward to running with our Santa team, in the Do It For Charity Santa Run. … Read more »

Drapers Independent Awards raises £2,200 for FTCT

Posted on November 8, 2013

Yesterday, we were delighted to be charity partner at the brand new Drapers Independent Awards event. Hosted at the sumptuous Waldorf Astoria in London, guests gave over £2,200 through the sale of charity scratch cards, sold by our team of student volunteers from the Fashion Retail … Read more »

Autumn News from FTCT

Posted on November 1, 2013

The Autumn FTCT newsletter is out. Filled with all our latest news- like Drapers editorial director Eric Musgrave’s endorsement of FTCT and the heart warming success story of Kenny & Dan- it makes for a great read. To view the online … Read more »