London Marathon – Freya Voss’s Reason to Run

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Well I first heard of Teens Unite from my social worker at the hospital as I’m one of the young people the charity supports. I went along to a Mother’s Day Tea and that was great and I have now done so much with Teens Unite. I have been given rugby tickets, gone to music…

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Reunion Stay 2017

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We have now returned from our Reunion Stay 2017, where 23 young people came together for an action-packed four days at Mill Hill School, and what an incredible time we had! The Reunion Stay was a chance for the teens to reunite with the friends they made during the annual Activity Stay held each summer…

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London Marathon – Jack Smits Reason to Run

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I first heard about Teens Unite through my Mum, Sarah Smits. My mum told me about Teens Unite’s cause and what they do for young people diagnosed with cancer. I first got involved in a challenge back in 2015 when I ran the Vitality London 10K with my cousin and my sister and I absolutely…

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London Marathon – Mark Lovell’s Reason to Run

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My son, Sebastien, who is doing the London Marathon with me was the first person to let me know about Teens Unite and this is the first challenge I will be doing for Teens Unite. I want to do the London Marathon to support Teens Unite, because it is such a great cause and it…

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London Marathon – Ben Delahunty-Jones Reason to Run

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  I first heard about Teens Unite through a friend of mine who completed the Cuba Cycling Challenge a couple of years ago. This is my first challenge for Teens Unite. I have always wanted to run the London Marathon and when I found out that Teens Unite were looking for runners to represent them,…

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Barclays Round Britain Voyage 2017 – James and Georgia’s adventure

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A huge congratulations to Georgia, one of the young people we support and James Maxwell from Barclays bank, who embarked on the Jubilee Sailing Trust voyage into the North Sea as part of the ‘Barclays Round Britain Voyage 2017’. Staff from Barclays bank took the opportunity to organise a week-long sailing trip with young people…

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Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea


Last weekend, some of the young people that we support and their parents enjoyed a delicious Afternoon Tea in London. Due to high demand, we held three workshops this year, one on the B Bakery Bus Tour, another at Scoff and Banter in Canary Wharf and finally, the beautiful Swan at The Globe. Everyone had…

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Ken’s Fundraising story

Ken, the grandfather of one of the young people we support opens up about his granddaughters cancer diagnosis. He, along with his wife have raised an incredible £315 for Teens Unite after holding a collection at their recent Golden Wedding Anniversary party. “Our granddaughter Megan, was finally diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma in January 2016 following…

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London Marathon – Steven Pilcher’s Reason to Run

  I first heard about Teens Unite in July 2015 when I started running. I signed up for a local event in Hoddesdon and to keep me motivated I looked for a local charity to support and raise money for. As some of my family had been affected by cancer I chose Teens Unite. I…

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An Afternoon with Jacqueline Gold CBE


Chief Executive of Ann Summers and Knickerbox, Jacqueline Gold CBE will be hosting an exclusive lunch event in aid of Teens Unite. Taking place on Thursday 18th May 2017 at ‘Swan Bar and Restaurant at Shakespeare’s Globe’, the afternoon will be an intimate affair, with Jacqueline sharing the secrets behind her business success. Jacqueline is renowned…

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