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A date for your diaries! Portsmouth Fun Day

Portsmouth Fun Day

 

Join the fun on 22 October. 

 

A FREE event with family fun and games in the day, followed by an evening of live music and much more! 

 

At Nelsons Bar, Southsea Leisure Park, Melville Road, Southsea.

 

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Annual Party - Oh what a night! PDF Print E-mail

Annual Trust party - 2016 - Headline act - The FlixsWe well and truly rocked the Rifle Club at our annual party on 2 September! 

 

The venue was packed out to the rafters and full of friendly faces out for a good time. 

 

In summary: live music, a full dancefloor, high energy and a great total raised!

 

Thanks to all who came along and helped us celebrate reaching our £1Million target. 

 

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Welcome to the Tom Prince Cancer Trust website
Thank you for your interest; we hope you find the site useful and informative.

 

The trust was established in 2004 and was set up in the memory of Tom Prince. The aim of the trust is to raise funds for research into the teenage bone cancer Osteosarcoma. This family run charity has received great support from friends and the local community. We are continuously fundraising at a local level but also need to expand to a wider audience to increase awareness and support.

 

We hope that by visiting this site and seeing what we are all about, you are inspired to get involved and help us to reach our goal! Thank you.

 

 
We’ve done it! Thanks a million! PDF Print E-mail

We've done it!We are so incredibly pleased to say that we have reached our fundraising target of £1million!

 

Fundraising started in 2004 and it was Blue Day 2016 that smashed the target.

 

It has been a long journey, with some very challenging and reflective points along the way, but it is fantastic to be able to announce that everyone’s hard work and dedication has got us to our milestone!

 

We have met some truly wonderful people over the years and have been consistently humbled by the support and generosity of people.

 

There are those that have supported us from day one and have been with us every step of the way, and others that never even met Tom but have jumped in with both feet and helped spread the message onto new people far and wide.

 

The Trust has been a positive focus for the family and Tom’s friends, and helped us pull through in those early days. It drew us all together as we strove to turn our sadness into something positive – we all wanted to keep Tom’s memory alive and try to cure the disease (Osteosarcoma) so other families don’t have to go through the pain.

 

Over the years we have all done and seen things we never could have imagined – throwing ourselves out of planes, abseiling down the Spinnaker Tower, meeting MPs and the Prime Minister to inform them of the disease, and seeing crowds of kids walking to school all dressed up for Blue Day!

 

It has been an incredible journey that the people of Portsmouth have taken with us – and it’s not over yet. We are now researching the best way to invest the £1million and we will continue to fundraise as the people of Portsmouth continue to support us. Keep an eye out on our website, Facebook and Twitter pages for upcoming events and news. And if you would like to have one of our orange collection tubs at your work – please get in touch!

 

The Tom Prince Cancer Trust send you a million ‘thank yous’ from the bottom of our hearts xxx

 

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A brilliant Blue Day 2016! PDF Print E-mail

 

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What a brill Blue Day that was! A MASSIVE thank you to all those that dug out their blue clothes and got involved!

Blue Day 2016 was held on Friday 6 May and schools and businesses throughout the city got involved.

 

Out came the blue clothes, wigs and face paint - and the Blue Day party was in full swing! Hundreds of school kids dug out their blue clothes and lots of fundraising activities took place; from raffles and blue cakes sales, to fun games and sponsored walks! Want to throw a wet sponge in your bosses face? Well that's what they did at the Spinnaker Tower!

 

Around 80 schools and organisations took part; it was great to see lots of familiar names signing up to support us year after year (we love you!), and also shiny new names going blue (hi there!).

  

Our merry band of Trust volunteers shook collection buckets at Fratton Park on Saturday 7 May - ahead of PFC's last home game of the season. This raised a whopping £2182.37 for the Blue Day fund - thanks to all who put money in.

This was the 10th Blue Day. Each year it is is run in conjunction with Portsmouth Football Club and The News. Blue Day is all about the people of Portsmouth coming together to have a day of fun, whilst supporting this great local charity. Blue Day celebrates the city and also Portsmouth Football Club.

The first Blue Day was held in April 2008 in celebration of Portsmouth Football Club reaching the semi-finals of the FA Cup. It has become the Trust's biggest annual fund-raiser; so far all the Blue Day events combined have raised a staggering total of around £239,000!

 

We are very close to our £1 million target and hope to have smashed through this goal with Blue Day 2016! So please send in the funds you have raised ASAP so that we can let people know if we have reached our £1 million target!

 

Thank you
Thank you to everyone that got involved with Blue Day; seeing the city go blue in support of the Trust is a wonderful feeling!  We are so grateful to those that put their energy into supporting it - and love that Blue Day has become an annual event for lots of local schools and businesses!

  

Paying in the funds

Did you take part in Blue Day 2016? If so; you're awesome! We're very keen to let everyone know the grand total raised ASAP. Have we broken the £1 million target? We all want to know - and we need everyone to transfer the funds they raised to the Trust so we can add it all up. Please follow this link to find out how to get the funds to the Trust: How to pay in the funds

 

Its not too late to support Blue Day!

If you were not able to take part in Blue Day, you can still support us by texting a donation. Text messages are free to send on all networks with the JustTextGiving service, and the Tom Prince Cancer Trust gets 100% of every donation. Follow this link to text a Blue Day donation.

 

Blue Day in the news!

The News promoted Blue Day in the lead up to the big day, and there was great coverage afterwards with lots of photos. The newspaper had photographers running around the city to catch all the action and everyone certainly seemed to be enjoying the day!You can search 'Blue Day 2016' on The News website to find all the articles and perhaps you will spot a familiar face or two! Or follow these links to read a few of the articles: 

The sun shines on Blue Day

Trust says thanks to everyone who took part in Blue Day

 Family of Tom Prince take part in Blue Day

 Blue Day - Aqua Cars 

 

There are some great photos of people getting into the Blue Day spirit on the Trust Facebook page and the Trust Twitter pageFollow the links to see some of the action - and if you have any photos to share - we would love to see them!

 

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Memory Lane: Blue Day 2015

Follow the link for a quick peek back at last years fun: Blue Day 2015.