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”

Size of Wales

Size of Wales is a Welsh charity working to protect tropical forests, and raise awareness of their importance through education. Founded in 2010, Size of Wales initially aimed to help protect 2 million hectares of forest, roughly the equivalent of ‘the size of Wales’ (a phrase often used when discussing the impact of climate changeContinue reading “Size of Wales”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

The Wildlife Trusts

The Wildlife Trusts is a grassroots movement formed of 46 local Wildlife Trusts based around the UK. Each Wildlife Trust is an independent charity, but collectively look after 2,300 nature reserves, covering 98,500 hectares across the UK, on Alderney and the Isle of Man. Their mission is to a mission to restore a third ofContinue reading “The Wildlife Trusts”

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”