Archives: April 2015

Rachel, Kodee and Colby

Posted on April 29, 2015

Kodee, 15 and Colby, 14 live with their mother Rachel who has previously worked for Monsoon, Coast and Mint Velvet. Rachel is a single parent and takes care of both teenagers who are profoundly deaf due to a recessive genetic … Read more »

A big THANK YOU to all our London marathon runners!

Posted on April 27, 2015

We are so proud of our six runners who successfully sprinted 26 miles yesterday in the London Marathon 2015. The FTCT team cheered on at the sidelines as we watched them zoom by at the 11-mile mark outside Bermondsey Tube … Read more »

One day to go before the big race!

Posted on April 24, 2015

On Sunday our six wonderful – and now very fit – runners will be bravely sprinting 26 miles in the London Marathon 2015. Jim Shearer, whose son Louie was a FTCT beneficiary; Bobby Reid and Yasemin Green from Topman; Sam Watts from Selfridges; and FTCT trustee Amit Chowdhury and his lovely … Read more »

Why a child may need a FTCT grant

Posted on April 17, 2015

We receive hundreds of enquiries every year from parents seeking financial help for their children, and the reasons are varied. As in the case of Jada and Maya, a young person may be a carer to their parent and need financial … Read more »

Nicola, Darren and Charlie

Posted on April 17, 2015

Nicola and Darren were devastated when they found out that their child, Charlie, was diagnosed with hearing loss. With no history of hearing impairment in the family, it came as a complete shock to them both. They contacted Auditory Verbal … Read more »

FTCT prepare for the Drapers Digital Awards

Posted on April 10, 2015

We are delighted to be the chosen charity for this year’s Drapers Digital Awards being held on April 30th at Grosvenor House Hotel, London. This means that FTCT is part of a trio of industry awards: the upcoming Drapers Digital Awards, Drapers Independent Awards held … Read more »

Seth and Monica’s Story

Posted on April 2, 2015

Seth, 11, is described by his mother Monica, who has worked as a freelance fashion designer for 20 years, as ‘quiet’ and ‘sensitive’ by nature. But not long after he started primary school, Monica began to notice that Seth was … Read more »