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City of Truro SCC- Unit Renovation

As a society, we must prioritize and support our youth in becoming the future leaders of tomorrow. One way to do so is by contributing to charities that work towards bettering the lives of young individuals. City of Truro Sea Cadets is one such organization that aims to instil valuable life skills and experiences in young people through boating and maritime activities. Recently, the charity has launched a fundraising campaign to build a new kitchen for their cadet training centre TS Pellew. Let's take a closer look at the charity, their goals, and how we can help them in their mission.

The Sea Cadets Youth Charity MSSC was established in 1856 and is one of the largest youth organizations in the United Kingdom and the City of Truro Sea Cadets in 1960. Their main objective is to help young people aged 10-18 develop their physical, mental, and social skills through nautical adventure and hands-on learning experiences. The MSSC has over 400 units located across the UK, offering young people the opportunity to explore their interests, develop new skills, and make lasting friendships.

One of the key activities offered by the MSSC is boating. They have a fleet of over 200 vessels, including sailboats, powerboats, and rowing boats, which give cadets the chance to learn and practice important maritime skills. Through these activities, young people learn to navigate, teamwork, problem-solving, and leadership skills, which can be invaluable in their personal and professional lives.

However, due to the constant use of their current training centre's kitchen, it has become run-down and in dire need of renovation. The outdated facilities are unable to cater to the growing number of cadets and volunteers, causing disruptions and delays in meal preparation. This is where the fundraising campaign comes in. The charity aims to raise £30,000 to build a new state-of-the-art kitchen that can accommodate the needs of their cadets.

So, how can we support the Sea Cadets Youth Charity in their efforts? One simple way is by donating to their fundraising campaign. Every pound counts and can go a long way in helping them reach their goals. We can also spread the word and encourage our friends and family to donate as well. Sharing the charity's mission and the impact it has on young individuals can inspire others to contribute to the cause.

Furthermore, we can also volunteer our time and skills to help the charity in other ways. The city of Truro sea cadets relies fully on volunteers to help run their activities and events. Whether it's lending a hand at a fundraising event or offering a specific skill set, our support can make a significant difference in the success of the charity's mission.

Additionally, we can also show our support by attending and participating in the charity's events. These events not only raise funds but also create a sense of community and camaraderie among the cadets and volunteers. By attending these events, we not only contribute to the charity but also show our support and appreciation for the hard work put in by the cadets and volunteers.

In conclusion, the City of Truro Sea Cadet's new kitchen is essential in supporting the growth and development of our future leaders. By contributing to their fundraising campaign, volunteering our time and skills, or attending their events, we can make a positive impact on the lives of young individuals. Together, let's help the Sea Cadets Youth Charity in their mission to create confident, responsible, and resilient young adults.



  • Anonymous
    • £500 (Offline)
    • 3 mos
  • Gloria Chalmers
    • £10 
    • 4 mos
  • Christopher Madge
    • £10 
    • 4 mos
  • Ruth Jury
    • £20 
    • 5 mos
  • Carol Swain
    • £100 
    • 5 mos

Fundraising team (3)

Alex Lamb
City of Truro Sea and Royal Marines Cadets Unit 495
Freya Peachey
Team member
Scott Whitfeld
Team member

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