Faith Dickinson

Faith Dickinson receives invitation to attend the wedding celebrations of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle

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Faith Dickinson receives invitation to attend the wedding celebrations of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle on 19 May 2018 at Windsor Castle.

The Diana Award announced details of seven exceptional young people have been chosen to attend. These young people form part of a group of 200 invitees who have been nominated on the strength of their contribution to charities with a close connection to Prince Harry or Ms. Markle. They will also be joined by Diana Hosford, Vice President of TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors) in the USA – a partner organisation of The Diana Award.

Young people range from; mentees who have been transformed through The Diana Award mentoring programme, teen campaigners against knife crime, FGM and domestic violence campaigners in London, an Anti-Bullying Ambassador who has spoken out about his experience of homophobic bullying and a fifteen year old girl from Canada who has handmade thousands of blankets for people receiving cancer treatments and veterans living with PTSD

Faith Dickinson is one who has been invited to the Royal Wedding.  She makes fleece tie blankets for Cancer patients going through treatments hoping that they offer comfort, warmth & love. She has made over 3,500!

The Diana Award

Diana Award information for Faith.

Faith Dickinson – Diana Award Holder and Legacy Award Winner
Age: 15

At just nine years old, Faith launched the charity Cuddles for Cancer after her aunt was diagnosed with breast cancer. During her treatment, Faith’s aunt told her how she got very cold, so Faith made her a fleece blanket to provide comfort, warmth and love. To date Faith has made over 3000 blankets, which have been sent across Canada, the United States, UK, Germany, Brazil, Australia, France and Africa. She has raised over $30,000 to ensure that the blankets remain free to those who need them the most. She believes that everyone ‘deserves a cuddle’ and personalises each blanket based on the recipient’s hobbies or favourite colour. Most recently, her blankets have served soldiers returning home injured or suffering from PTSD. Faith is also an active member of her community as a volunteer and her ‘cuddle club’ talks have reached thousands of young people. Faith is a Diana Award Holder and Legacy Award winner.

We congratulate Faith and know she will have a wonderful time at the wedding.

 

Follow Faith on Social Media

Twitter :
@Cuddles_4Cancer
@FaithIDickinson

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