Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Jan 10, 2024 | Trust News

Funds from the Ursula Keyes Trust are being put towards the cost of a new gas barbecue for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust which would be used at their base in Largs in Scotland. This piece of equipment is required to ensure that the Trust has the required provisions to provide young people with correctly cooked food, in a social summer setting during trips and ensure that the required health and safety standards are met.

A Bit About The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust inspires young people aged 8-24 to believe in a brighter future living through and beyond cancer.

Cancer can have a big impact on a young person’s mental wellbeing beyond treatment.

When a young person gets the ‘all clear’ from cancer, there is an expectation of happiness and returning to ‘normal’. But what is ‘normal’ now? Their whole world has changed. The future can feel daunting and overwhelming.

For many, simply picking up where they left off before their diagnosis just isn’t possible. That’s when our work begins.

Any young person who has been treated for cancer from across the UK can join us for a free transformational four-day sailing experience from Cowes, on the Isle of Wight, or Largs on Scotland’s West Coast.

Many young people need support over time too. So, once a young person has been sailing with us, they can keep coming back for more sailing or outdoor adventures.