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”

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”

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”

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”

Age UK 

Age UK is the United Kingdom’s leading charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. Please note: This entry refers solely to the national charity Age UK, and not the various local Age UK or Age Concern groups found around the UK.  Age UK offers support to older people living in theContinue reading “Age UK “

UK Black Pride

UK Black Pride is Europe’s largest celebration for LGBTQI+ people of African, Asian, Caribbean, Latin American and Middle Eastern-descent. UK Black Pride produces an annual celebration during Pride month, as well as a variety of activities throughout the year in and around the UK, which also promote and advocate for the spiritual, emotional, and intellectualContinue reading “UK Black Pride”

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”

The Trussell Trust

The Trussell Trust is a UK charity providing emergency food and support to people dealing with poverty. The Trussell Trust supports a UK-wide network of food banks, providing emergency food and support for those dealing with poverty. It campaigns for change to end the need for food banks. How You Can Help Time: Various andContinue reading “The Trussell Trust”

The Fawcett Society

The Fawcett Society is a UK-based charity campaigning for gender equality and women’s rights. The Fawcett Society dates back to 1866, when Millicent Fawcett dedicated her life to women’s suffrage. The society campaigns for equal pay, tackles gender stereotypes, defends women’s rights during the Covid-19 pandemic and more. It also offers an Equal Pay adviceContinue reading “The Fawcett Society”

The Wildlife Trusts

The Wildlife Trusts is a grassroots movement formed of 46 local Wildlife Trusts based around the UK. Each Wildlife Trust is an independent charity, but collectively look after 2,300 nature reserves, covering 98,500 hectares across the UK, on Alderney and the Isle of Man. Their mission is to a mission to restore a third ofContinue reading “The Wildlife Trusts”

British Red Cross

The British Red Cross is the British branch of the Red Cross, a humanitarian network providing crisis relief in the UK and globally. Internationally, the British Red Cross provides support for those caught up in conflict, famine, natural disasters and those living in refugee camps. In the UK, they provide help for refugees and asylumContinue reading “British Red Cross”