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Success stories

Every day, our inspirational young people take the opportunity to change their lives for the better. We’re proud of the 870,000 young people whose lives we’ve touched over the past four decades. 

Why not take a few moments to read, share and celebrate with our real-life success stories? None of our work would be possible without our fantastic network of partners and supporters. Discover their key role in our success. 

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Fay Green

Young person & mentor

Several years ago, Fay, age 30, found herself homeless, jobless and broke whilst pregnant with her second child.

Francesca Brown, founder of Goals4Girls

Young person

Throughout her teenage years Francesca, 25, from Bromley, suffered from depression and lived and cared for her grandmother.

Freddie Spindler

Young person

Freddie, 26, from Edinburgh, has shown that with determination and self-belief anyone can turn their dreams into a reality.

Gina Moffatt

Young person

When Gina Moffatt was sent to Holloway prison for drug offences she thought her world had fallen apart.

Greig's image

Young person

Relentless bullying had driven Greig to self-harm. Tormented by his troubles, he had contemplated suicide - until an xl club changed his life.


The Prince’s Trust and Help for Heroes has helped more than 116 military personnel leaving the forces and 1,500 young people to date.

Celebrate Success 2015 Hemel Hempstead Team 3

Young people

Endless knockbacks left 14 young jobseekers feeling frustrated. Looking to build their confidence, the group decided to take on a challenge.

Prince's Trust logo as default image

Young person

At the age of five, an accident left Hezron Brown physically branded by burns and psychologically scarred.

The team at Honest Burgers


Since launching, the team at Honest Burgers has been passionate about equipping young people with training and career opportunities.

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