Peter Lemon is a bit of a machine when it comes to running and we were absolutely delighted when he took on the Bournemouth Marathon for the JTYAF raising a fantastic £125.Read More
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The success of the JTYAF has only been made possible by our trustees, volunteers, donors and supporters. It's been a team effort. The support we received at our Sainsbury's collecting day recently, just shows what can be achieved when we all work together.Read More
The Dorset Plane Pull 2016 was a great event, definitely the best yet and the JTYAF had an amazing day! Stig's Boys & Midas Men pulled in 33.25 seconds which made them runners up for the second year in a row for the teams of 20 and Team Tythorn came in a very respectable seventh, with 36.02.Read More
The sun was certainly shinning on the JTYAF for their 8th VIP Hopspitality Day at the Bournemouth Air Festival. Guests enjoyed a fantastic flying programme which included the Red Arrows, the Sally B Flying Fortress, the Typhoon, the Blades, the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and many more.Read More
A new exciting attraction, the Activate Trampoline Park, recently opened it's doors on the Ferndown Industrial Estate and kicked everything off with a fantastic launch party. A huge thank you to Activate for supporting John's Foundation with this opening event and raising an amazing £137.Read More
We were overwhelmed with the support of all the customers at Sainsbury's Ferndown on our first charity weekend. We did have a little help from Mickey Mouse and The Stig but raised an incredible £751 in donations!Read More
A huge thank you to Bournemouth & Poole College Students Union who chose the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation as their first 'Charity of the Year' for 2015/16 and raised an impressive £450 with their donations.Read More
Our congratulations to all the Air Cadet Junior Leaders who successfully completed Test Phase on Course XVII and graduated as Qualified Junior Leaders at RAF Honington. The Air Cadet Junior Leaders Course is one of the toughest but most rewarding of the Cadet’s leadership courses.Read More
The JTYAF was absolutely delighted to receive an amazing £650 raised by Stitched4Charity, which will make a huge difference to the opportunities which we can provide for local young people in the year ahead.Read More
Junior Leader Shaun has successfully completed the Stockport Trail Half Marathon in aid of the JTYAF. In total he has raised a whopping £1032.54 for the charity through sponsorship running the marathon and table top sales.Read More
Alex Macpherson is a great friend of the John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation (JTYAF) and with his next challenge he aims to inspire people, particularly young people, to really think about the effect their journey is having on the planet and consider alternative ways of getting from A to B. He also aims to highlight the problems of homelessness and the plight of people living on the streets.Read More