The LUNA Project

Based in Glasgow, the LUNA Project is a charity that supports and raises awareness of young people with long-term health conditions and disabilities. ‘LUNA’ stands for ‘Learning to Understand Needs and Abilities.’ Founded in 2019 by young people for young people, The LUNA Project aims to facilitate support for those living with long term illnessesContinue reading “The LUNA Project”

Size of Wales

Size of Wales is a Welsh charity working to protect tropical forests, and raise awareness of their importance through education. Founded in 2010, Size of Wales initially aimed to help protect 2 million hectares of forest, roughly the equivalent of ‘the size of Wales’ (a phrase often used when discussing the impact of climate changeContinue reading “Size of Wales”

The Great British Clothes Swap

The Great British Clothes Swap is a Facebook Group which allows users in the UK to swap clothes and reduce the environmental impact of their clothing habits. The Great British Clothes Swap aims to encourage people to clothe themselves as ethically as possible, by enabling them to practice eco-friendly, sustainable clothing habits without a highContinue reading “The Great British Clothes Swap”

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support is a UK charity providing education and support for cancer patients and their families. It campaigns on cancer-related issues and provides information about cancer to those affected by it. Founded in 1911 as the Society for the Prevention and Relief of Cancer, Macmillan provides advice about different types of cancer, available treatments,Continue reading “Macmillan Cancer Support”

Innocence Project

The Innocence Project aims to free those in incarceration who are innocent, and campaigns for improvements to the legal system. Founded in 1992 in America, the Innocence Project works to exonerate the wrongly convicted, improve case law and reform legal policies. It supports exonerees post-release, as well as research into forensic science to avoid furtherContinue reading “Innocence Project”

Sal’s Shoes

Sal’s Shoes collects pre-worn and outgrown children’s shoes and distributes them across 52 nations. Based in the UK but operating across the globe, Sal’s Shoes collects and redistributes unwanted children’s shoes. Shoes are difficult to recycle and many children living in poverty do not have access to safe, well fitting footwear. Sal’s Shoes collects pre-wornContinue reading “Sal’s Shoes”

Action on Pre-Eclampsia

Action on Pre-eclampsia provides pre-eclampsia support and information to members of the public and support to those affected by the condition. Action on Pre-eclampsia (APEC) aims to raise public and professional awareness of pre-eclampsia, improve care, and ease or prevent physical and emotional suffering caused by the disease. They operate a helpline for members ofContinue reading “Action on Pre-Eclampsia”

SANE

SANE is a UK charity aiming to combat mental illness through support, campaigning and research. Founded in 1989, SANE provides support for those dealing with mental illness through an online forum, text helpline and phone helpline, SANEline. It contributes to research into neuroscience, therapies and treatments, and works with the Oxford Mindfulness Centre to provideContinue reading “SANE”

Centre for Ageing Better

The Centre for Ageing Better is a charitable foundation based in the UK, working towards a society where everyone enjoys later life. Supported by the UK National Lottery Community Fund, the Centre for Ageing Better works to create change in policy and practice around age-related issues, and works with partners across England to improve employment,Continue reading “Centre for Ageing Better”

Human Rights House Foundation 

The Human Rights House Foundation establishes, supports, and connects Human Rights Houses – coalitions of civil society organisations working to advance human rights. The Foundation currently consists of 16 Houses in 11 countries that are united together via an international network. The organisation advocates for the fundamental human rights that underpin independent civil society andContinue reading “Human Rights House Foundation “

Southall Black Sisters

Southall Black Sisters is a nonprofit providing information, advocacy and support to Black women in Southall, West London. Established in 1979, Southall Black Sisters aims to highlight and challenge domestic and gender-related violence against Black women. It runs an advice, resource and advocacy centre in Southall, as well as a counselling service, offering help withContinue reading “Southall Black Sisters”

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”