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”

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”

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)”

RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) is a charity that promotes animal welfare across England and Wales. Founded in 1824, the RSPCA is the oldest and largest animal welfare organisation in the world, and the first to introduce a law to protect animals. Through their campaigns they work to raiseContinue reading “RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)”

Mind

Mind provides advice and support to those experiencing a mental health problem, and campaigns to improve services and raise awareness and understanding of mental health. Mind campaigns for mental health awareness, providing mental health training through a network of around 125 local Minds across England and Wales that offer specialised support and care based onContinue reading “Mind”

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”

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”