Archives: February 2015

Do you work in fashion and textiles? The answer may surprise you!

Posted on February 26, 2015

There are hundreds of job roles connected to fashion and textiles, some more obscure than others! At the Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust we provide grants towards essential family costs for people who work, or have previously worked in the industry. So if you … Read more »

Melina and Danny’s Story…

Posted on February 23, 2015

Melina, mother of Danny, spoke to the team from the Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust (FTCT) at the PURE trade show to see if they could help. After completing her degree in textiles, Melina launched her own womenswear label, while … Read more »

Calling all superheroes!

Posted on February 20, 2015

It’s time to put on your cape, flex your super powers and join us on Sunday 17th May for this year’s annual Do It For Charity Super Hero Run, held at Regent’s Park London. Release the superhero-in-you to support our charity … Read more »

Are you feeling the love?

Posted on February 13, 2015

Valentine’s Day isn’t just about that special someone, but sharing the love with all those around you. There are many families out there this Valentine’s Day who will be struggling to pay their bills, or feed and clothe their children. … Read more »

Aisha & Jo’s story…

Posted on February 13, 2015

Aisha, 11, lives with her mother Jo. Jo is a single parent who works part-time in Tesco and receives no additional support.  Due to this, finding the extra cash for everyday essentials is a huge challenge. Jo told us: “I … Read more »

3 steps to get a grant

Posted on February 6, 2015

It can be daunting picking up the phone to ask for help, but here at FTCT, we want to make applying for a grant as easy as possible. Don’t forget, we are here to help you. Lots of parents who were … Read more »