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”

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”

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”

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”

Mental Health Foundation (UK)

The Mental Health Foundation aims to help people understand, sustain and protect their mental health. Since 1949, the Mental Health Foundation has been the UK’s leading charity for everyone’s mental health. Prevention is at the heart of their work, which is centred around community and peer programmes, research, public engagement and advocacy. How You CanContinue reading “Mental Health Foundation (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”

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”

Stonewall

Stonewall is a UK-based charity that works for the rights of the LGBTQ+ community. Founded in 1989, Stonewall works to create transformative change in the lives of LGBTQ+ people in the UK. They are active in parliamentary lobbying, and provide advice and support for the LGBTQ+ community within workplaces, schools and colleges. How You CanContinue reading “Stonewall”

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”