Supporting Wounded Veterans
Supporting Wounded Veterans (incorporating Skiing with Heroes) helps wounded veterans get back into civilian life and occupation. Founded in 2012, our initial activity was the organisation of a rehabilitation ski week. Each of our veterans requires differing ongoing support and encouragement. Therefore we have created a needs-based Occupation, Training and Employment Programme. We have also recently opened a Pain Management Clinic in conjunction with King Edward VII hospital.
Kartika Soekarno Foundation
KSF is making such a difference in ensuring that Indonesian children realise their full potential through the promotion of community health and quality education through work effectively with good collaboration with local stakeholders (local government, CSOs, and community). KSF is entirely voluntarily funded initially from private donations from individuals and corporate sector but increasingly from Donor Governments. Over the past 5 years we have received funding from Japan, New Zealand, Australia and Royal Norwegian. KSF has consistently received unqualifiedly positive external audits.
Haller works with nature to regenerate ecosystems and build thriving communities. In Kenya we equip subsistence farmers living on dry, eroded land with the knowledge to harvest water, rehabilitate the soil and farm sustainably so they can become self-sufficient and generate a livelihood.
Fight For Sight
Fight For Sight is the UK's leading charity funding research into preventing sight loss and treating eye disease. Since 1965 our mission has been to stop sight loss in its tracks. Macular degeneration, Glaucoma, Cataracts, Diabetic retinopathy, Childhood blindness, Rare eye diseases. No eye problem is too big or too small for us to take on. By funding pioneering research, we’re creating a future everyone can see. We don’t receive any government money and completely rely on the support of our incredible fundraisers and donors.
Marie Curie is here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support to help them get the most from the time they have left. Our nurses work night and day, in people’s homes across the UK, providing hands-on care and vital emotional support. Our hospices offer specialist round-the-clock care. We also support people throughout their illness by giving practical information, support from trained volunteers and being there when someone wants to talk.
Mayor’s Fund for London
The Mayor’s Fund for London is a social mobility charity.We empower young Londoners from disadvantaged backgrounds to acquire the skills and opportunities they need to secure employment, climb the career ladder and escape the threat of poverty. Our charitable activities focus on wellbeing, skills, employment and enterprise. We help children and young people play a greater part in the future of London.
Brain Tumor Research
Brain Tumour Research exists to raise the awareness of and grow the funding for scientific research into brain tumours and improve outcomes for brain tumour patients. We are the only national charity in the UK dedicated to funding continuous and sustainable scientific research into brain tumours. We are a leading voice in this country calling for greater support and action for research into brain tumours. Brain Tumour Research supports the UK’s largest dedicated group of laboratory-based scientists progressing world-class research into brain tumours, working tirelessly to glean new layers of understanding about this disease.
Children with Cancer UK
Every year, almost 4,000 children and young people are diagnosed with cancer in the UK. This means over ten families are given this devastating news each day. Despite the huge advances that have been made in recent decades to improve treatments, cancer is the leading medical cause of death in children and young people, responsible for the loss of more than 500 young lives every year in the UK. No child should die from cancer. That’s why Children with Cancer UK invest millions of pounds each year in cutting-edge research: to help us understand why children get cancer in the first place and to better treat it, so that one day we can save the life of every young patient.
Syria Relief (UK Reg. N. 1143797) has been working on the ground inside Syria, in hard-to-reach rural areas, for more then 5 years, providing education, healthcare, food security, clean water, livelihood and shelters, to civilians and displaced communities . Syria Relief aims to "relieve the suffering and support the future" of Syrian people so deeply affected by the crisis, giving them training and tools to become self-sufficient once again
A Little Gesture
"A Little Gesture A Great Help" ("ALG") is a small UK Charity focused on overseas aid to vulnerable children in impoverished rural areas in southern Mozambique. We have been working locally for 12 years and through our volunteer work we apply 90p on the ground per pound donated. We directly benefit over 2’500 underprivileged children and their families annually on our charitable projects in poverty relief, basic infrastructure and advancement of education. Please help us reach more!
Ace Africa is a charity who only works in communities where there is a real need, want and willingness to gain independent self-sufficient lives. The programme is long-term and bespoke to each community, reflecting local cultural, economic, political and environmental contexts focusing on all aspects of a child’s and community’s development.
Link Up (UK) works to overcome divisions at a time when too many efforts are being made to pull us apart. We were set up to combat the constant drip feed of negative stories spreading fear about the ‘other’ which is fuelling these divisions. It’s a fact that diverse communities have always contributed greatly to Britain, that so much of what we now think of as being quintessentially British wouldn’t even exist without our wonderful diversity. That’s why Link Up (UK) is creating interactive programmes for schools and community groups that break down the myths and stereotypes, show the benefits diversity has brought, and combat prejudice and discrimination.
KIDS provides direct and practical support to over 8,000 disabled children from birth up to the age of 25 across England. Our core services are all designed to instil confidence and help disabled children to develop independence and key life skills.
FOUR PAWS is an international animal welfare organisation with headquarters in Vienna, Austria, and offices in 11 other countries. The organisation strives to help animals in need with sustainable campaigns and projects. FOUR PAWS focuses on animals that are directly under human influence, for example stray dogs and stray cats, farm animals, wild animals and companion animals kept in inappropriate conditions. FOUR PAWS aims to help animals in need directly and quickly. www.four-paws.org.uk
Tutu Foundation UK
The Tutu Foundation UK was set up particularly with the purpose to help young people involved in gang violence. The foundation works with regional police forces, significant national institutions such as the NHS, in Northern Ireland helping to support the on-going peace process as well as local community and youth groups around the country. We are working with them to increase respect and an appreciation of each other’s individual humanity and so empower them as individuals and groups to achieve more, to overcome disadvantage and increase equality, efficacy and efficiency.
FareShare is a UK wide charity fighting hunger and food waste by redistributing surplus food to frontline charities and community groups that support vulnerable people. FareShare reaches over 320 towns and cities, providing food for 18.3 million meals a year and supporting 211,565 people every week. The 2,489 charities that receive food from FareShare provide a lifeline to vulnerable people, including homeless hostels, children’s breakfast clubs and community cafes. By receiving food from FareShare, these organisations are better able to provide nutritious meals alongside life-changing support.
Wormwoods Scrubs Pony Centre
The Wormwood Scrubs Pony Centre was founded in 1989 with the mission of giving inner city London children a better quality of life. This mission continues and the charity is now highly recognized for its work done with children with special needs, including those with learning difficulties and physical disabilities. The centre is run by a skilled professional team and a large team of volunteers some of whom have been volunteering for well over 25 years and there are approximately 340 children and young people attending the centre. In 2015 the Pony Centre received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.
Carers Trust is the UK’s largest charity for carers. A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support. With a network of 149 service providers we improve support, services and recognition for unpaid carers in communities right across the UK. We offer quality assured practical help, both in and outside the home, desperately needed breaks, information and advice. We also offer grants and provide 24-hour access to information, advice and peer support online.