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”

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”

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”

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”