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”

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”

Dogs Trust

The Dogs Trust is the UK’s leading dog welfare charity. Dogs Trust rehomes dogs with permanent owners and provides shelter for those that cannot be rehomed. Their mission is to one day remove the threat of unnecessary destruction of dogs with no homes. In addition, Dogs trust also runs a ‘dog school,’ and provide adviceContinue reading “Dogs Trust”

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”

Savera UK

Savera UK is a charity that tackles ‘honour’ based killings and other harmful practices including female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage. Founded in 2010, Savera UK tackle culturally-specific abuse, and provide life-saving services to those at risk, regardless of age, culture, sexuality or gender. Savera UK help survivors to rebuild their lives by providingContinue reading “Savera UK”

The Prince’s Trust

The UK’s leading youth charity, the Prince’s Trust works with 11-30 year-olds, assisting them with work, education or training. Founded in 1976 by Prince Charles, the Prince’s Trust provides training programmes, financial support and business funding, careers advice and mentoring, with the aim of helping young people fulfil their potential. How You Can Help Time:Continue reading “The Prince’s 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”

Team Trees

Team Trees raises funds to plant trees and manage reforestation programs around the world. Founded in 2019, Team Trees works with forestry partners around the world to plant trees and combat climate change through reforestation. In 2020, Team Trees planted 7.1 million trees across 6 continents. How You Can Help Time: None Cost: Various DonateContinue reading “Team Trees”

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”