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Office Closure: Important Information

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 | Posted in Blog

As our charity grows, we need our office space to expand with us. That’s why, this month, we will be closing the FTCT office for necessary refurbishment work. Please make a note of these important dates. The office will be closed between: Friday … Read more »

Apply Now – Virgin London Marathon 2018

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 | Posted in Blog

Countdown to the London Marathon starts now!       FTCT has one marathon place for anyone interested in running the London Marathon on Sunday 22 April 2018 to raise money for FTCT grants.  The Virgin London Marathon event is an amazing … Read more »

A fun run for all abilities

Monday, July 31st, 2017 | Posted in Blog

Parallel London – an event with a difference Were you inspired by the World Para Athletes Championships recently? Well, now it’s your turn. FTCT are calling out to all children, their families, supporters and volunteers – disabled and able-bodied-  to … Read more »

Bring on the summer holidays!

Friday, July 21st, 2017 | Posted in Blog

Schools out and it’s time for a well-earned rest for children and parents! Exams done, school concerts attended and the summer fayre is all complete, now it’s time to kick back and relax and enjoy the six-week holiday. Even if … Read more »

Tips for new secondary school parents

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 | Posted in Blog

Is your child moving on to secondary school this September? Or changing schools? Along with the excitement and anticipation of a new school, children may also be feeling anxious and a little nervous – even though they may not share these … Read more »

FTCT’s new website is almost complete

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 | Posted in Blog

We’re very excited in the FTCT office this week – we are almost at the testing stage of our new website and we’re keen to get it right first time. That’s why we need volunteers to test the new website; … Read more »

FTCT support more than 600 children

Friday, June 30th, 2017 | Posted in Blog

This has been an AMAZING 12 months for the Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust. We’ve seen an unprecedented rise in demand for FTCT grants, meaning we have supported over 600 children since 1 July 2016 – that’s almost three times more … Read more »

A new generation of FTCT supporters

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Blog

There have been some awesome fundraising achievements during this year at FTCT, none more than the efforts from a group of six students as part of a project for First Give.  The group of year eight students from the Ilford … Read more »

Have a great Father’s Day this Sunday

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 | Posted in Blog

There are so many great dads out there – we should know, we hear from them regularly as they find ways to support their children and be the best dad they can be….and to them we say HAPPY FATHER’S DAY … Read more »

Special thanks to volunteer Kamilla

Monday, June 5th, 2017 | Posted in Blog

It’s Volunteers’ Week and to celebrate we are saying THANK YOU to all our amazing volunteers for the difference they make to the children of families in the UK fashion and textile industry. Volunteers like Kamilla have helped to raise not only … Read more »