Family Stories

Family Stories

Feedback from families we have helped...

The Mountains In Summer Are Magical

"In the aftermath of Jason's treatment, it was great to have something nice to look forward to. A week away was the perfect opportunity for us to get back out into the great outdoors and reflect on the journey we had been on and the challenges we had faced. The mountains in summer are such a special and magical place ... Read more >

Kelly Wife

Sadly It Will Be Her Last Opportunity To Build Memories

"You gave all the kids from Piam Brown Ward a fantastic day out on the 8th and 9th and we are indebted to you all for making it possible. Sadly, for Hannah, it will have been her last opportunity but despite the sea-sickness she has good memories and apparently some great photos to remind her Mum of their day at ... Read more >

Jane Hospice Manager

The Greatest Day Out And We Even Got On The Telly!

"I just wanted to say a big thank you to everybody involved in arranging our day out at Cowes. We had the most wonderful day - the weather was perfect and we were looked after so well, the food was great and everyone was so friendly and helpful, we all had just the greatest day out and we even got ... Read more >

Jenny (age 17) Patient

Sailing Will Help Her Rebuild Her Life

"I want to thank you all in helping Laura and myself have such a wonderful experience with the London Sailing Project. I have watched Laura's progress through her illness to full recovery. I find it difficult to put in writing my feelings. However, I now see her laugh again. Last weekend she laughed and the sailing will help her rebuild ... Read more >

Pippa Mother

Memories That I Know I’ll Treasure

"There are some memories there (of facial expressions mainly!) that I know I'll treasure; I suspect they will too. I know I have said it already, but I wanted to reiterate how much myself and the other LSP afterguard enjoyed sailing with these youngsters. I'd never thought of a yacht as something so beneficial in that respect. Toby just trundles ... Read more >

Gareth Parke London Sailing Project Skipper

The Whole Day Was Expertly Organsied

"I was very grateful for the opportunity to offer our young guests a new experience. Each new activity they try and get involved in really helps to boost their self esteem and confidence and most importantly these activities help ensure that they have as much fun as possible during their break away from hospitals and treatment. The whole day was ... Read more >

Brenda Cark Founder of Youth Cancer Trust

It Took My Mind Off My Ongoing Treatment

"I have just returned from a Sail 4 Cancer subsidised trip to Lemnos. I had a really wonderful time which took my mind off my ongoing chemo treatment for a while. It has really boosted my morale and I cannot thank you enough. It was great to see my partner, who has been caring for me for the past few ... Read more >

Pauline Patient

Qality Time Together As A Family

"Just a quick note to thank everyone at 4 Cancer for a great holiday to Lemnos last September... We would not had been able to have this fantastic holiday (our first family holiday abroad) without 4 Cancer; it allowed us to forget the illness for a short time and spend some quality time together as a family without any medical ... Read more >

Adele Patient

A Pleasure To Have Something To Look Forward To

"I apologise for the delay in letting you know what a wonderful time my family had. Thank you so much in making it possible. Being diagnosed with cancer was an extremely stressful time and after the chemo and radiotherapy it was a pleasure to have something to look forward to. I was still exhausted but managed to do the yoga ... Read more >

Anne-Marie Patient

A Truly Memorable Experience

"Many thanks for a really fantastic day out sailing to Cowes. It was a wonderful adventure and welcome distraction for both myself and my father. We are so grateful to you and all the crew on our boat who couldn't do enough for us and made it a truly memorable experience. I would also like to thank our sponsors, IBM, ... Read more >

Suzette Daughter