Digital Poverty Alliance

Digital Poverty Alliance is a charity working to end digital poverty by 2030, by a combination of advocacy and practical action. Formed in the UK in 2021 by the Learning Foundation, Currys plc and The Institution of Learning and Technology, Digital Poverty Alliance publishes research, facilitates ideas sharing and runs programmes such as Tech4Families toContinue reading “Digital Poverty Alliance”

Bone Cancer Research Trust

Bone Cancer Research Trust researches bone cancer and its causes, raises awareness of the disease and provides support to those impacted by bone cancer. Founded by a group of families in 2004, Bone Cancer Trust funds research into the causes, treatments and potential cures for bone cancer. It provides information on the symptoms and typesContinue reading “Bone Cancer Research Trust”

How to Support a Charity or Non-Profit Using Social Media (in less than three minutes)

In our Campaigning, Education & Activism blogs, we share tools, tips and resources to help you help the causes you care about. Time pressed and frustrated you can’t do more to support your favourite charity, community group or non-profit organisation? If you’re active on social media, you actually have a lot of power at yourContinue reading “How to Support a Charity or Non-Profit Using Social Media (in less than three minutes)”

Care4Calais

Care4Calais is a charity offering practical and direct support to refugees in the UK, France and Belgium. In the UK, Care4Calais provides essential items such as toiletries to refugees, helps them register with doctors, helps with language learning and works to get young people into school. It also provides support with dealing with the legalContinue reading “Care4Calais”

Conway Hall (Conway Hall Ethical Society)

The Conway Hall Ethical Society is a humanist organisation supporting free thought and celebrating and promoting culture and diversity of opinion. Conway Hall Ethical Society began in 1787 as a dissident congregation advocating for freedom of thought. It is now based at Conway Hall in Red Lion Square, London. Conway Hall hosts regular social andContinue reading “Conway Hall (Conway Hall Ethical Society)”

Essex Wildlife Trust

Essex Wildlife Trust is a conservation charity working across Essex, England, to preserve and advocate for wildlife and green spaces. Established in 1959 and part of the UK-wide network of Wildlife Trusts, Essex Wildlife Trust is a charity dedicated to conservation of Essex’s land and sea, as well as advocacy and education. Essex Wildlife TrustContinue reading “Essex Wildlife Trust”

Trans Rescue

Trans Rescue is a non-profit helping transgender people to legally and safely escape from dangerous places and situations. Based in the Netherlands, Trans Rescue provides safe, legal options for transgender people to travel out of their country of origin, providing help at various stages, such as leaving an abusive home and moving into a hotel,Continue reading “Trans Rescue”

Border Violence Monitoring Network

An independent network of non-profits and associations, the Border Violence Monitoring Network monitors and publicises human rights violations at the borders of the European Union. Formed in 2016, the Border Violence Monitoring Network works predominantly in Greece and the Balkans, tracking events from the Turkish border with Greece and Bulgaria up to Italy and AustriaContinue reading “Border Violence Monitoring Network”

Sightsavers

Sightsavers works in over 30 nations globally, preventing sight loss, fighting disease and advocating the rights of those with disabilities. Founded in 1950, Sightsavers prevents sight loss by providing eye surgery for issues such as cataracts and glaucoma. It trains eye care workers, distributes medication and works to ensure that medical care is accessible toContinue reading “Sightsavers”

Black Scottish Adventurers

Black Scottish Adventurers is a community group aiming to improve people’s mental health through outdoor experiences. Black Scottish Adventurers is a community group aiming to connect Scottish people with their local countryside and nature, and improve their mental health and wellbeing in the process. Aimed predominantly at ethnic minorities and first generation migrants, events includeContinue reading “Black Scottish Adventurers”

No Name Kitchen

No Name Kitchen works in Europe, predominantly the Mediterranean and the Balkans, to provide humanitarian aid and political help for migrants and refugees. No Name Kitchen provides practical humanitarian aid, including hygiene kits, food vouchers and clothing. It also collects testimonies of experiences at national borders, and contributes to the Border Violence Monitoring Network toContinue reading “No Name Kitchen”

3 Climate Change Books to Pick Up During Cop27 | Campaigning, Education and Activism

In our Campaigning, Education & Activism blogs, we share tools, tips and resources to help you help the causes you care about. Cop27 (the 27th ‘Conference of Parties’ in which nations meet to discuss climate change) has begun in Egypt. If you’re anything like us, you’re hopeful for real policy change but realistic about theContinue reading “3 Climate Change Books to Pick Up During Cop27 | Campaigning, Education and Activism”