“When I was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma of the knee, my dreams of becoming a professional footballer were shattered. I was just 15. I had surgery to take away my knee and some of my leg bone."
"When I got back to school I started to be interested in cookery and I am now thinking about becoming a chef. I hope to go to college when I leave school and I have written to a number of restaurants for a work placement."
"The Fund have helped my family with clothing, a freezer and a laptop. The laptop helped with my studies whilst I was absent from school."