Updates & News

Updates


Scroll through our recent news and blogs below for more information on what Team MYTIME has been up to in the community:

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Making Memories: An Eye-Opening and Deeply Inspiring Experience for Our New Team Member Daryna

Before I joined MYTIME, I had a basic understanding of who young carers are - children and teens who take on significant responsibilities at home, often caring for a family member. But seeing it firsthand gave me a much deeper appreciation of their daily struggles. These kids are amazing!

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Bishop Aldhelm's Sponsored Walk for MYTIME Young Carers

On Friday 26th April Bishop Aldhelm’s Primary School was the location to the most amazing and heartwarming sponsored event. Thirty five young carers aged 3-11 walked for an hour around the school grounds to raise money

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MYTIME Young Carers Report Highlights Educational Disadvantages Faced by Young Carers

Our new report underscores the persisting disparities faced by young carers in comparison to their peers. It examines data collected from seven primary schools participating in the MYTIME Level Up programme, revealing stark differences in educational experiences and outcomes.

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Dan Johnson, MYTIME's new Level Up Manager has a busy first week at MYTIME for the International Young Carers Conference

Within hours of my new job I was off to Manchester with our CEO Krista and 3 Young Carers to attend the International Young Carers Conference, an invaluable experience that I will be forever grateful for at the start of my MYTIME journey! 

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MYTIME Young Carers Honours Community Heroes at Awards Evening

This special event highlighted the extraordinary efforts of community heroes who made a significant impact on the lives of young carers over the past year. From dedicated volunteers to compassionate supporters and organisations, these individuals demonstrated unwavering commitment and generosity towards the MYTIME Young Carers community.

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Dan Morris, Head of Programmes tells his young carer story

I learnt I was a young carer at the tender age of 30 over coffee with Krista, our CEO. However, I had never considered that the role I had played was that of a carer; it was purely the way in which we survived.

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Finding Community and Purpose with MYTIME Young Carers

In 2024, Callum is embarking on a series of challenges to support MYTIME and raise awareness for the most amazing children who care for a loved one. From completing Brave the Wave to participating in the 'Feb500' challenge, pushing himself physically is a testament to the resilience of young carers everywhere.

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MYTIME's amazing supporters 'Brave the Wave' on a mission to raise £10,000 for young carers

Throughout the month of January, supporters have demonstrated their commitment by taking a dip in the sea every day, raising funds to support young carers across Dorset and beyond.

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MYTIME 10th Anniversary Ball donations send over 1300 Christmas bags to young carers

MYTIME Young Carers hosted an unforgettable 10th Anniversary Ball at Bournemouth's Hilton hotel this November, gathering 240 members of the local community for an evening of generosity and celebration.