Presentation on theme: "…a helping hand for the children of people in the UK fashion and textile industry."— Presentation transcript:
…a helping hand for the children of people in the UK fashion and textile industry.
The Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust gives grants to support the education and wellbeing of children whose parents work in the UK fashion and textile industry. Our criteria covers all industries including womenswear, menswear, footwear, interiors, soft furnishings, supermarkets which sell clothing soft accessories and textiles Supporting families since 1853
How we help Education grants Providing funding to meet a child’s educational needs, including specialist books or course equipment, school uniform and sports equipment or transport costs. Helping children like Toby, aged 11yrs, whose mum Zoe works at a knitwear factory
Wellbeing grants Providing practical support for a child’s wellbeing, funding items such as therapies, respite activities, mobility equipment and specialist clothing. Helping children like Ildiko 4yrs and her brother Dimitrije, 7yrs, whose mum Violet works at Debenhams.
Who can apply? You must be the parent or full time carer for a child aged 0-18yrs. You must currently work or have previously worked in the UK fashion and textile industry. Your child must have a need which cannot be met by state provision. To apply, call our friendly team in confidence on: 0300 123 9002
How can you help FTCT? Here are some simple steps you can take, to start spreading the message about FTCT among your colleagues and friends: Put up a poster Write about us in your staff newsletter Talk about us to your colleagues Put our logo on your website Include a link to our website in your email signature
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Text FTCT14 £10 to 70070 to donate £10 and you can change the life of a vulnerable child. Support FTCT
“I would definitely advise other families to apply. It has changed our lives, it has been so positive. It is worth emailing or picking up the phone, it could be life changing.” Lisa, mum of John