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”

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)”