The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is a UK charity dedicated to conservation. The RSPB works across the UK and internationally to conserve and protect habitats. It engages in community outreach and education, works on government policy and engages in projects such as satellite tracking of birds and landscape conservation. It also offersContinue reading “The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)”

The Royal Institution

The Royal Institution (RI) is a London-based charity providing science education and outreach. Founded in 1799, the Royal Institution offers live events, both in its London theatre and livestreamed online, in which leading scientists and thinkers explain or discuss scientific ideas. The RI runs workshops for school children and often holds family fun days andContinue reading “The Royal Institution”

The Film and TV Charity

The Film and TV Charity provides support for people working behind-the-scenes in the UK’s film, television and cinema industry. Originally founded in 1924, The Film and TV Charity provides support for industry workers via a helpline, online chat and email. The organisation provides financial, mental wellbeing and bullying advice and support, legal advice and adviceContinue reading “The Film and TV Charity”

Friends of the National Libraries

Friends of the National Libraries aims to save the UK’s written and printed heritage. Founded in 1931, Friends of the National Libraries offers grants for acquisitions to archives, specialist collecting institutions and libraries. It also acts as a conduit for gifting of books and collections to institutions. How You Can Help Time: n/a Friends ofContinue reading “Friends of the National Libraries”

Slow Ways

Slow Ways is a community project, aiming to create a user-generated network of walking routes across Great Britain. Slow Ways aims to make it easier for people to plan and access walking routes, with volunteers suggesting routes and the Slow Ways team reviewing and verifying them. The project helps encourage people to connect with theirContinue reading “Slow Ways”

The National Trust

The biggest conservation charity in Europe, the National Trust promotes and preserves areas of historic interest and natural beauty. Founded in 1895 and covering England, Wales and Northern Ireland, the National Trust looks after heritage spaces including houses, parks and castles, countryside and coastlines. Covering 250,000 hectares of land and 780 miles of coastline, manyContinue reading “The National Trust”

MND Association

MND Association works to improve access to care for people living with Motor Neurone Disease in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, alongside campaigning for those living with MND and supporting research into the illness. Formed in 1979, MND Association provides information and practical support for people living with Motor Neurone Disease, as well as theirContinue reading “MND Association”

Borne 

Borne is a UK charity dedicated to researching premature birth and improving frontline medical care. Based in London, Borne supports and funds scientific research into premature birth and fosters interdisciplinary collaboration between medical teams, with the aim of improving front line medical care and ending premature birth. It works with obstetricians and midwives and runsContinue reading “Borne “

Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity

Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity provides specialist nurses and support for seriously ill children living with complex, lifelong conditions. The charity works in partnership with the NHS to help ensure that children and families have the care and support they need. This includes improving the healthcare outcomes and resilience of children and families, with aContinue reading “Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity”

Head Up!

Head Up! offers advice and support regarding higher education access to young people who are neurodivergent or live with disabilities, physical or mental health conditions or specific learning difficulties. Founded and run by university students, Head Up! offers information, resources and mentoring, aimed at improving higher education access, to young people living with disabilities, learningContinue reading “Head Up!”

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”