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This is the 9th consecutive year that the charity has supported the Dorset & Wilts team to take part in the Nijmegen March, making the challenge accessible to more than 150 Air Cadets over the years.Read More
The 10 Qualified Air Cadet Junior Leaders (QJL’s) pictured above with Air Commodore Dawn McCafferty (centre left) and the Officer Commanding the Junior Leaders Course (centre right) were selected for this year’s JTYAF funded Expedition to Ghana.Read More
Since January the JTYAF has already supported 13 young people with funding for registration fees, equipment and expedition costs, giving them the opportunity to complete their Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards.Read More
A young lady from Weymouth has been selected to take part in an expedition to Ecuador in July, where she will experience a whole range of challenges and activities including canoeing the upper reaches of the Amazon and climbing several of the Andean peaks.Read More
A young lady from Ferndown is set to travel to Uganda in July this year, where she will take part in a Gorilla Trek and also live and work in the community helping to build a specially designed playground for the local children.Read More
2019 is well underway for us all here at the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation. At our recent Trustees Meeting we agreed that £85,500 will be allocated to support young people in the year ahead.Read More
The JTYAF was delighted to support the team from Dorset and Wiltshire Wing Air Training Corps to attend the Nijmegen Marches 2018 and would like to congratulate all those who took part on their achievement.Read More
The JTYAF applied for funding from the scheme where the money raised by the sale of carrier bags is being used to fund thousands of local projects. Customers ‘vote’ for their chosen charity and the charity with the most votes wins £4,000, second place £2,000 and third place £1,000.Read More