Young Carers Awareness Day 2018

Cameras at the ready…prepare for Young Carers Awareness Day and our #BecauseYouCare photo campaign.

Support Our Work – #BecauseYouCare


Get involved in our #BecauseYouCare campaign. Encourage young carers and their families to share their photos and stories about the people who support them in their caring role – their friends, family members, teachers or support workers.

Tweet your photos (with permission from everyone involved) to @Glosyoungcarers and tag it #BecauseYouCare #ThankYou

Post a pic on Facebook and include our FB page: @GloucestershireYoungCarers

And don’t forget to share some of our social media posts on Young Carers Awareness Day 2018

Why not donate to continue to support our work too? Text TEAM25 £2, £5 or £10 to 70070. Thank you.


Change Your FB Profile Pic in Support of YCAD18

And one more thing you can do to support the day is create a customised frame for your Facebook profile pic by following the simple instructions here:

See Why Our Supporters Care?

Neil Hampson is a member of our Fundraising Development Committee – here’s why he supports Gloucestershire Young Carers:


And this is why Thomson and Bancks are the latest company to offer their support:



In Schools – #BecauseYouCare


If you’re a teacher, headteacher or Young Carers’ Lead in a school or college then you can support Young Carers Awareness Day 2018 on January 25th in the following ways:

Put up Young Carers posters around school

Invite us to give an assembly to raise awareness – contact Hana or Susan on 01452 733060

Download our  Tutor time presentation

Have a cake sale to raise money to support young carers in Gloucestershire

Join in our social media campaign on the day

Young Carers quiz powerpoint

Young Carers quiz and answers



Young Carers Share Their Views