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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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Group of three medical staff in their medical scrubs

Public sector partner

We've been tackling youth unemployment in partnership with Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham since 2013.

Quej image

Young person

Four years ago when Quej was 21, his parents were given the opportunity to come to England for safety.

Rebecca Blythe

Young person

Rebecca had a traumatic childhood. Family circumstances meant that she acted as a carer for her younger sister from a young age.



Our partner Samsung is helping to close the digital skills gap in the UK by enriching learning for young people.

Sean Dobbins standing with clothes design

Young person

Sean was unemployed for over a year. Now he's set up his own clothing brand.

Shannon Robinson at Celebrate Success in Northern Ireland

Young person

After struggling at school and experiencing unstable personality traits, Shannon joined our Fairbridge programme.

Simon Turner


Simon Turner, philanthropist and managing partner of Inflexion, a private equity firm, is motivated to support The Prince’s Trust.

Sophie McDevitt

Young person

Sophie was just 13 when her parents split up and she became a carer for her younger siblings. Read her story.

Soraia Soames at the Celebrate Success awards

Young person

Excluded for not speaking the language, and bullied because of her alopecia, Soraia Soames, felt friendless and alone.

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