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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 825,000 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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Umar with his award

Young person

Umar, 27 from Manchester, became one of our most requested Young Ambassadors, inspiring hundreds of people with his story.

Young person

Read about how our Get Started with Stewarding programme supported Michelle Brown, 23 from Southampton, to turn her life around.

Young person

Read about how our Get Started with Radio programme helped Alec, a 21-year-old from Manchester, turn his life around. 

Young person

After leaving a stressful job with limited growth opportunities, Sharell, 24, became unemployed.

JJ in London Cocktail Club

Young person

JJ Goodman, from London Cocktail Club, talks of his experience as employer for our Get Hired initiative.

Adrian in a supermarket

Young person

After his parents’ divorce, Adrian, 20, from Merthyr Tydfil, lived with his mother but difficult circumstances led to him being taken into care.

Shannon Beecher, Young Ambassador

Young person

Shannon gained valuable online skills through a Samsung digital classroom, which gave her the confidence to land her dream job.

Young person

After signing up with the Prince's Trust, Lewis is pursuing his dream of starting an illustration business.

Shannon Yearsley

Young person

After signing up with The Prince's Trust, Shannon secured a work placement and found her voice again.

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