Diotima – Centre for Gender Rights and Equality 

Diotima is a Greek non-governmental, non-profit gender equality organisation. Founded in 1989, Diotima promotes gender equality practices, lobbies for political and social transparency regarding gender equality, and highlights discrimination against women of all social, economic and political backgrounds. It provides legal support and counselling for women experiencing violence, trafficking, immigration and economic difficulties. It alsoContinue reading “Diotima – Centre for Gender Rights and Equality “

Climate Cardinals

Climate Cardinals is a non-profit working to make the climate movement, and information about climate change, accessible to non-English speakers. A youth-led organisation based in the USA, Climate Cardinals works in over 40 countries. A team of 6,000-plus volunteers translate information and resources into over 100 languages, often aimed at people living in nations andContinue reading “Climate Cardinals”

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”

Humanists UK

Humanists UK is an organisation promoting humanist and secular thinking. Founded in 1896, Humanists UK aim to advance free thinking and freedom of choice so everyone can live in a fair and equal society, through providing Humanist ceremonies, pastoral support, education services, and campaigning work. How You Can Help Time: Various Sign up to theContinue reading “Humanists UK”

Outhouse East

Outhouse East is a charity supporting the LGBTQ+ community in Essex. Outhouse East began in 1979 as a one-night a week helpline for LGBTQ+ issues, hosted in the house of a volunteer. It now has a permanent premise in Colchester and continues to offer a range of services to support the welfare, mental health andContinue reading “Outhouse East”

United Through Sport 

United Through Sport is a charity working to transform the lives of young people from disadvantaged communities using the power of sport. United Through Sport works around the world to further the holistic development of young people between the ages of 5-35 through organised sports. They focus on their health, education and personal development, withContinue reading “United Through Sport “

Re-engage 

Re-engage is a charity working to end social isolation and loneliness in older people in the UK. Re-engage provides social connections for older people at a time in their lives when their social circles are diminishing. In 2019, 8,500 older guests were part of over 900 regular social gatherings across the UK, supported by 14,000Continue reading “Re-engage “

Relatives & Residents Association 

The Relatives & Residents Association (R&RA) is the UK national charity for older people needing care and the relatives and friends who help them cope. Founded in 1992, the Relatives & Residents Association champions the rights of older people needing care in England. They provide information, advice and support to empower older people and theirContinue reading “Relatives & Residents Association “

Essex Pride

A not-for-profit registered charity, Essex Pride is an annual celebration of LGBT+ life in Essex and beyond. Essex Pride was founded in 2003 as a cornerstone event showcasing Essex’s successful approach to diversity and inclusion. Held in Chelmsford every summer, Essex Pride seeks to inspire everyone to embrace equality, and demonstrate that people from allContinue reading “Essex Pride”

The Money Charity

The Money Charity is the UK’s leading financial capability charity. Established in 1994 (then called ‘Credit Action’) The Money Charity proactively provides education, information, advice and guidance to people of all ages, helping them to manage their money well and increase their financial wellbeing. They seek to empower people across the UK to develop theContinue reading “The Money Charity”

Tyred

Tyred is a campaign aiming to prevent deaths on UK roads caused by old tyres. Tyred was established following the deaths of several people in a 2012 road accident, caused by a coach which had 20-year-old tyres. Tyred is now working to change UK law to prohibit the presence of tyres older than 10 yearsContinue reading “Tyred”

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”