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Short Breaks, Nationwide

Donated by Youth Hostel Association


We are working in partnership with the Youth Hostel Association to provide two-night, full board short breaks and gift experiences for families affected by cancer and cancer poverty in a variety of locations across the UK.

The break you are applying for must make a significant difference to your child or young person’s life. Your child or young person must be between the ages of 2 and 18 (up to 19th birthday) and must meet at least 2 of the following criteria:

• Is disabled or has a life limiting or threatening condition (please refer to our disability guidance)
• Has experienced homelessness or is living in temporary accommodation
• Has witnessed or experienced domestic violence
• Has experienced bereavement (either the loss of a parent or sibling)
• Is a young carer (either formal or informal)
• Is a sibling of a disabled child or a child who has a life limiting or threatening condition
• Lives in an area of deprivation
• Has an annual household income below £25,000 (gross)

These breaks are for 2 adults and their children.

Please apply for this gift for further information on locations.

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