What are young people who have been supported by the Trust over time up to now? They check back in to share how the Trust has inspired them to believe in a brighter future living through and beyond cancer.
He missed his second ever Youth Board meeting - because he was getting married, two days before lockdown!
Dan's life now sees him helps charities with their running and operations, wanting to 'give back' after all the support he received when he was ill. Being chair of the Youth Board has helped him in his work with the chairs of other charities too.
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My life now: Creative Advertising
"After treatment finishes, that's it, it is like you are just on the edge of a cliff afterwards. The Trust builds a bridge, so you don't go over the edge." Being outdoors helps fuel Holly's artistic side, which has her on the path towards a career in creative advertising.
My life now: Games Tester
J felt betrayed by her body and guilty for surviving. Her first time sailing with the Trust was also her first time meeting others who'd been through what she had. Now she lives a creative life testing games, designing interactive museum exhibits, and performing poetry.
My life now: Video Production Executive
The Trust was a chance for Tom to test himself - and his spinal reconstructive surgery. Feeling a part of something again and empathising with the impact of the Trust, he became video production executive for World Sailing which involves telling other people's stories.
My life now: University Research Officer
Rachel was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2005, then relapsed with chronic lymphoma in 2014. She now helps under-represented students successfully apply for university, and spent six months travelling around South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand - on her own!
My life now: Democracy & Engagement Manager
Krissi first sailed with the Trust aged 13 having undergone treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and chronic myeloid leukaemia. Now 24, Krissie is the democracy & engagement manager at Beds SU, the official Students' Union of the University of Bedfordshire.
My life now: Teaching Assistant
Whether it's going off to university, assisting in classrooms, or jumping off the Spinnaker Tower to raise money, Izzy found courage to try new things on Trust trips. Now she has her eyes set on a career in teaching while looking after people as a part time carer.
My life now: Human Resources
Sailing with the Trust was a mixture of feeling free and calm while being taken outside of her comfort zone for Becca. That experience pushed her to take on a CIPD course while working full time to further her development, all the while based in head office for an iconic brand.
My life now: Solicitor Trainee
Spending time with others who'd been through 'the big C' really aided Ebenezer's recovery. He was motivated to help other people, going on to study law while working at Citizens Advice. From realising he is much more than his illness to working towards social reform, Ebenezer is building his own brighter future.
My life now: Civil Servant
Life didn't go back to normal like Claire had hoped. What she needed was a reminder of what was still possible in life, which she found with the Trust. Now she works in the Department of Health and Social Care in Westminster, advising ministers on prevention and public health.
My life now: Occupational Therapist
Diagnosed with AML in 2015, Callan now works in hospitals as an occupational therapist. He wanted to spend his time with people rather than screens, and says Trust trips helped prepare him and his character for the job, thanks to learning new skills and making positive friendships.
My life now: Paediatric Nurse
Chloe's life is fulfilling and full of meaning, but first she had to get out of her comfort zone and do things that scare her again. After sailing with the Trust following an osteosarcoma diagnosis, she became a paediatric nurse - and wrote a book all about her cancer story.
My life now: Specialist Dietician
Without the people skills Abi learned on her Trust trips, she wouldn't be doing what she does today. As a specialist dietician, she works closely with other healthcare professionals to support those undergoing treatment for head and neck cancer. She's also just learned to snowboard!
My life now: Medical Student
Alex was 10 when he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and first came sailing with the Trust at 14. Now 23, Alex is studying to be a doctor at studying at St George’s, University of London. His experience shaped what he wanted to do with his future.
My life now: Children's Nurse
Hannah always felt different because of her treatment. Her time with the Trust inspired her to work towards something that made her happy, just like when she's around others who understand what she's been through. That push took her towards a career as a children's nurse.
My life now: Health Coach & Festival Organiser
Holistic health therapies helped Sophie through her cancer - that's why she went on to become a health coach. Not only that, she set up Trew Fields, the first cancer awareness festival filled with inspiring talks, workshops, yoga, mediation, cooking demos and loads more.
My life now: Competitive Sailor
Following his diagnoses, George had to adapt his physical lifestyle. He couldn't keep up in sports he used to play, but through a newfound love of sailing, he discovered new ways of staying active and taking back his independence. Now he's an award-winning competitive sailor!
My life now: Solution Advisor
Avalon's diagnosis caught up with her two years after her treatment. Equipped with newfound self-belief and acceptance, she loves her technical and creative software career, and can't wait to take part in the Largs to Cowes Brighter Futures Cycle Challenge to give back.
My life now: Electrical Engineer
Sailing qualifications and the courage to go to university - Steph felt able to take the next steps after her treatment for osteosarcoma once she realised she can still achieve whatever she puts her mind to on Trust adventures, with hopes to become a chartered engineer very soon.
My life now: Biomedical Scientist
Macy saw the difference doing something you love makes when she sailed with the Trust. That's why she's gone on to study biomedical science. Giving back to the knowledge and research that helped her during her own treatment for ALL means she can do what she loves too: helping people.
My life now: Microbiologist
Harriet bottled her feelings at first, and didn't cope well mentally when she relapsed a few years later. She felt like herself again after making friends at the Trust who could relate to her ups and downs, and now works to keep water safe and clean in Wales as a microbiologist.
My life now: Applications Engineer
At 14, Raj was diagnosed with nasopharyngeal carcinoma and first sailed with the Trust the following year. He is now an Applications Engineer, writing electrical/software testing solutions for big manufacturing companies. Raj built his first computer in lockdown!
My life now: Cancer Biology Research
Charlotte had lots of questions about having cancer at a young age. To find the answers - spurred on by the brighter futures of graduate volunteers - she studied Cancer Biology Research at Imperial College London, helping to develop new treatments while looking into why people get cancer.
My life now: Design Engineer
After dropping back a year in school, the trips helped James get back on track. With new friends by his side and a drive to succeed, he went on to work in motorsports, including a stint with the Racing Point Formula 1 team, while studying automotive engineering.