Children in Need

Children in Need is a BBC charity working to improve the lives of Children in the UK. BBC Children in Need has hosted an annual fundraising telethon since 1980 in pursuit of its mission to help ensure every child in the UK is safe, happy, secure and has the opportunities they need to reach theirContinue reading “Children in Need”

Weexcel

Weexcel is a charity working to provide young people with a productive and fulfilling future. Weexcel works with communities to deliver a model of programs that educate, inspire, train and empower young people to address life’s challenges, while providing proactive solutions for employment and creating new opportunities for them. Weexcel holds seminars on career andContinue reading “Weexcel”

ActionAid UK 

ActionAid UK (ActionAid) is an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty. ActionAid aims to achieve social justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working with people living in poverty and exclusion, their communities, and other supporters. They focus on women and girls as their approach emphasises that the denial ofContinue reading “ActionAid UK “

UNHCR 

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is the UN Refugee Agency, established to safeguard the rights and well-being of those forced to flee their countries. Founded in 1950, the UNHCR works to support displaced peoples including refugees, returnees, stateless people, the internally displaced and asylum-seekers. How You Can Help Time:Continue reading “UNHCR “

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre 

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre is a visitor attraction and registered charity maintained by The Roald Dahl Story Company. Opened to the public in 2005, the Museum and Story Centre holds the personal archive of Roald Dahl, and runs galleries and activities devoted to his life and stories.  How You Can Help Time:Continue reading “The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre “

Blueprint for All

Previously the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust, the organisation changed its name on 1st January 2021.  This change respects Stephen’s family’s wishes that the Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation, set up by his mother Baroness Lawrence, is the only charity to bear his name. Learn more about Blueprint for All’s name change here. — Blueprint for AllContinue reading “Blueprint for All”

Black Boys OM

Black Boys OM is a non-profit network of Black male wellness practitioners teaching yoga, meditation and mindfulness to Black men and boys. Black Boys OM aims to improve the wellness of Black boys and men, uplifting them with programmes improving their mental, emotional and physical wellbeing, as well as impacting Black communities as a whole.Continue reading “Black Boys OM”

Trans Lifeline

A non-profit organisation, Trans Lifeline is a peer support and crisis hotline for transgender, non-binary and gender nonconforming people in the USA and Canada. Run by and for trans, gender nonconforming and non-binary people, Trans Lifeline offers emotional and financial support to those in crisis. Trans Lifeline provides a hotline for trans people in EnglishContinue reading “Trans Lifeline”

Bloody Good Period

Bloody Good Period is a UK charity providing menstrual products for asylum seekers, refugees and people who cannot afford them. Bloody Good Period is partnered with over 100 drop-in centres to provide menstrual products for refugees, asylum seekers and those who cannot afford them. It also works to educate communities about sexual and reproductive healthContinue reading “Bloody Good Period”

Akt (formerly the Albert Kennedy Trust)

Akt is a UK charity supporting young LGBTQ+ people who live in hostile environments, face the risk of homelessness or are currently experiencing homelessness. Established in 1989 as the Albert Kennedy Trust (now Akt) provides emergency accommodation and support, support from mentors, life skills training, peer support and more for LGBTQ+ people aged 16-25. HowContinue reading “Akt (formerly the Albert Kennedy Trust)”

Project Sunshine

Project Sunshine transforms hospitals and other healthcare settings into child-friendly spaces for paediatric patients. Project Sunshine operates programs in 5 countries, impacting over 150,000 paediatric patients and their families. Its volunteers work in hospitals and other medical environments, providing engaging, creative and educational activities for children. This helps with their mental health and long-term treatment,Continue reading “Project Sunshine”

People in Harmony

People in Harmony is a UK charity promoting the positive experiences of interracial life and challenging racism. People in Harmony (PIH) is a membership organisation for mixed-race people, families and couples Established in 1972, People in Harmony raises awareness of mixed-race issues, empowers mixed-race families and individuals, engages with organisations and communities and creates supportContinue reading “People in Harmony”