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!

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Harrison's fund

Harrison's Fund has one goal. To get as much money as possible into the hands of the world's best researchers, who are working to find a cure for Duchenne. It sounds like a horrible disease. And it is. Which is why we want to eradicate it. We're different from many other Duchenne charities out there because we're focusing on treatment rather than palliative care. And we work internationally. We invest in research that takes the science out from the lab, and into human clinical trials. So that, hopefully soon, more of those with Duchenne can grow into the strong men they're meant to be.

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Marie Curie

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.

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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.

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FareShare

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.

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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.

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World Cancer Research Fund UK

We are the cancer prevention experts. We champion the latest and most authoritative research from around the world on cancer prevention and survival through diet, weight and physical activity, so that we can help people make informed lifestyle choices to reduce their cancer risk.Over the past 25 years, we have has invested more than £100 million into cancer prevention and survival research which has shown that around a third of the UK’s most common cancers could be prevented if everyone followed our cancer prevention recommendations. That’s an extra 80,000 cancer-free lives every year.

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Josie's Dragonfly

We passionately believe in the importance of happy memories and work tirelessly to help young cancer patients make the most of their final weeks. Josie’s Dragonfly Trust works with 34 hospitals across the UK and support children and young people up to the age of 24 years old who have been given the devastating news that their cancer cannot be cured. Cash Gifts and Dragonfly Dreams are granted at very short notice to enable families and young couples to create precious memories together. Our Footprint Fund supports those who are left behind to ensure young people can be remembered in the way they would have wanted to be.

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Ace Africa

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.

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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.

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Heart4More Foundation

The Heart4More Foundation was founded by Tobi Alabi after he suffered a cardiac arrest, while playing football, aged just 19. We are the first, in the World, in our field to be recognised by the Football Authorities as a cardiac focused organisation to provide cardiac health workshops to players and staff at clubs within the Premier League, Professional Footballers Association, professional clubs and various educational institutions. We also raise awareness by running community heart screening days and donate defibrillators to schools and sports clubs.

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Kids

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.

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Salt of the Earth

Salt of the Earth support rural development projects in India and run programmes focusing on women’s empowerment, income generation, health, education and environmental preservation. Our aim is and always has been to improve the life of the rural poor so they can lead poverty free lives in the villages that they were born in.

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Syria Relief

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

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Look Good Feel Better

Look Good Feel Better (LGFB) is the only international cancer support charity, providing practical and very effective free services for women and teenagers struggling with the visible side effects of cancer treatment.

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Phase Worldwide

PHASE Worldwide is a UK registered charity that has been working in the Nepalese Himalayas since 2005. We empower isolated communities through sustainable health, education and livelihood opportunities. Our team of Nepalese staff provide vital basic services to villages that would otherwise have no access to medical care or education. By empowering these communities and supporting local government, we aim to ensure that essential services become sustainable for the future. The funding we provide from the UK provides real access to life opportunities for the people of rural Nepal.

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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.

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Walkabout Foundation

Walkabout Foundation is a UK and US registered charity with the mission of restoring dignity, freedom and independence to people with mobility disabilities by providing wheelchairs and rehabilitation in the developing world and funding research to find a cure for paralysis. To date, we have distributed over 10,000 wheelchairs in 21 different countries, opened rehabilitation centres in Kenya and India, and funded $1 million in ground-breaking research.

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Brain Tumour 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.

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Allergy UK

Allergy UK is the leading national patient charity for people living with all types of allergy. We work with government, professional bodies, Healthcare Professionals and corporates to help improve the lives of the millions of people with allergic disease. Our mission is to raise the profile of allergy at all levels, with a vision for everyone affected by allergy to receive the best possible care and support.

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Helen Rollason

The Helen Rollason Cancer Charity is dedicated to championing quality of life for everyone living with or affected by Cancer. We are here to support men and women with all types of cancer at all stages; newly diagnosed, throughout and post treatment, as well as their wider support network of family, friends and carers. We do this through the provision of support centres, complementary therapies, information and advice and supporting clinical trials. Our services are delivered free of charge to support cancer patients’ emotional well-being alongside their medical treatment. We focus on offering these services in non-clinical environments to promote a safe, peaceful, relaxing setting across the Essex, London and Hertfordshire regions.

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