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”

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”

HARP

HARP is the leading Southend-on-Sea charity helping local people overcome homelessness for good. HARP provides essential services and long-term solutions to support local people taking steps to overcome homelessness. On average, HARP helps over 1,000 people in the greater Southend area, who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness every year, and currently provideContinue reading “HARP”

Age Concern Southend

Age Concern Southend is an independent charity providing support to elderly people in the Southend area. Please note: This entry refers solely to the local Southend-on-Sea branch of Age Concern / Age UK, and not the national charity Age UK. Age Concern Southend began in 1974 as Southend Older People’s Welfare and have been helpingContinue reading “Age Concern Southend”

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”

Show Racism the Red Card

Show Racism the Red Card is the UK’s leading anti-racism educational charity, established in 1996. Show Racism the Red Card provides educational workshops, training sessions and more to tackle racism in British society. The charity utilises the status of football and football players to publicise its message. It delivers training to over 50,000 individuals eachContinue reading “Show Racism the Red Card”

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”

StreetLink

StreetLink allows people in England and Wales to notify their local services of rough sleepers. StreetLink is an app and website that allows members of the public to report rough sleepers, including their location and appearance, to their local services. The local service can then take action to support the rough sleeper and connect themContinue reading “StreetLink”

The Red Box Project

The Red Box Project is a charity helping to provide boxes of period products to young people in need. Historically, the Red Box Project worked to provide period products to young people in schools in the United Kingdom. In 2020, the UK Government unveiled new legislation allowing schools in England, Scotland and Wales access toContinue reading “The Red Box Project”