Why fundraise for The Trust?
The Prince’s Trust relies on voluntary income
from people like you in order to survive.
We need to raise around £50 million this year in order to
continue our work.
Difficult times for young people
In the current economic climate where the job market is becoming
increasingly competitive, we have seen more young people turning to
us for help than ever before. Calls to our helpline have increased
by 50% since last year and demand for some of our programmes has
This year, our work is more vital than ever.
Young people are bearing the brunt of this difficult economic
environment. There are fewer jobs and training opportunities all
round and the young people we support – the marginalised and
disadvantaged – risk being squeezed out altogether.
Every day in Britain, young people are leaving care, or dropping
out of school and just giving up on themselves. They don’t think
that anyone cares if they sleep rough or get arrested, if they get
into drugs or don’t find a job.
That’s why The Prince's Trust exists. We believe that every
young person, regardless of their background or lack of
qualifications, has potential. We can see it, even if they
Thanks to support from people like you, The Prince's Trust has
been able to reach out to over 600,000 young people - helping
them to change their lives for the better. Together, we have helped
vulnerable young people overcome terrible barriers and we couldn’t
have done this without the help of fundraisers like yourselves.