Our celebrity supporters are able to help raise the plight of unpaid carers and the profile of Carers Trust, so that many more of the seven million carers in the UK come forward and receive the help that is available.

We are very grateful for the support we receive and would like to thank all of our celebrity supporters listed below.

List of our celebrity supporters

Rick Wakeman

Musician Rick Wakeman, for Keyboardist for the band Yes, and one of the "Grumpy Old Men" in the BBC series raised money for Carers Trust through Chelsea Lodge during his year as Worshipful Master.

Jade Ewen

Sugababe Jade Ewen helped to celebrate the launch of the partnership between Carers Trust and The Co-operative in January 2013 by talking about her own experiences as a young carer growing up.

The Saturdays

The Saturdays joined in the festivities at the Chancellor of the Exchequer's annual Christmas children's party at 11 Downing Street in aid of Carers Trust. 

Billy Boyd

Hollywood star Billy Boyd, best known as Pippin in Lord of the Rings, launched The Carers Trust Capital Sevens tournament and has spoken of The Trust’s work in Scottish national newspaper The Scotsman.

Dick and Dom

Kids TV presenters Richard McCourt 'Dick' and Dominic Wood 'Dom' entertained many young carers at the 11 Downing Street Christmas party in aid of Carers Trust in 2009. Richard also supports national Carers Week.

Sheila Hancock

With an acting career spanning over forty films, as well as stage and television appearances, Sheila has now added working alongside Carers Trust to her busy schedule. Sheila supported the Simplyhealth Caring Awards in 2008.

Nigel Havers

Actor Nigel Havers has taken on the role of Carers Trust ambassador and is using his own experiences to reach out to other unpaid carers.

Nigel signed a letter to the editor for Pontin's Breaks for Carers 2008 held during Carers Week and was interviewed for a Woman’s Weekly article in 2009 about carers.

Ian Rankin

Author Ian Rankin, one of the UK's best-selling crime writers is enthusiastic about helping children with special needs and their carers and as such has supported Carers Trust by attending fundraising event Dakota Ladies Lunch in 2007.