CLIC Sargent

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CLIC Sargent
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Founded 2005; 12 years ago (2005)
Type Charity
Location
  • United Kingdom
Mission When cancer strikes young lives CLIC Sargent helps families limit the damage cancer causes beyond their health.
Website clicsargent.org.uk

CLIC Sargent is a charity in the United Kingdom formed in 2005. CLIC Sargent is the UK's leading cancer charity for children, young people and their families. Its care teams provide specialist support across the UK.[1]

CLIC Sargent supports people from diagnosis onwards and aims to help the whole family deal with the impact of cancer and its treatment, life after treatment and, in some cases, bereavement.

The charity also undertakes research into the impact of cancer on children and young people. It uses this evidence to raise awareness and to seek to influence government and policy-makers, and those who provide public services across the UK.

History[edit]

CLIC Sargent was formed in 2005 after a successful merger between Cancer and Leukaemia in Childhood (CLIC) and Sargent Cancer Care for Children.

Chief executive[edit]

CLIC Sargent's chief executive is Kate Lee, who took over from Lorraine Clifton in December 2015.[2]

Awareness and fundraising[edit]

CLIC Sargent's main fundraising and awareness event is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month[3] in September. People also fundraise through runs, cycles and other events.[4]

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Corporate partners[edit]

Corporate partners currently working with CLIC Sargent:[5]

Previous corporate partners include, ITV Text Santa, Tesco, Chelsea FC, HMV and Virgin Trains West Coast.

Virgin Trains West Coast have named Pendolino 390047 CLIC Sargent in honour of the charity. Colas Rail have done the same by naming locomotive 60087 CLIC Sargent.

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