3SG BaNES (Bath and North East Somerset 3rd Sector Group)

Based in Bath and North East Somerset, 3SG is a membership network that supports the local charity, faith, volunteer and social enterprise sector (also known as the ‘third sector). A registered charity, 3SG promotes and runs events supporting local community organisations in Bath and North East Somerset (BaNES). It facilitates communication between different groups andContinue reading “3SG BaNES (Bath and North East Somerset 3rd Sector Group)”

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”

Hearts of Hope

Hearts of Hope is a US charity offering support to families caring for critically ill children. Founded by a family who had lost a son at a young age, Hearts of Hope offers various programs to support families caring for a critically ill child. These initiatives include grants for everyday costs such as utilities, groceriesContinue reading “Hearts of Hope”

SANE

SANE is a UK charity aiming to combat mental illness through support, campaigning and research. Founded in 1989, SANE provides support for those dealing with mental illness through an online forum, text helpline and phone helpline, SANEline. It contributes to research into neuroscience, therapies and treatments, and works with the Oxford Mindfulness Centre to provideContinue reading “SANE”

Re-engage 

Re-engage is a charity working to end social isolation and loneliness in older people in the UK. Re-engage provides social connections for older people at a time in their lives when their social circles are diminishing. In 2019, 8,500 older guests were part of over 900 regular social gatherings across the UK, supported by 14,000Continue reading “Re-engage “

The Money Charity

The Money Charity is the UK’s leading financial capability charity. Established in 1994 (then called ‘Credit Action’) The Money Charity proactively provides education, information, advice and guidance to people of all ages, helping them to manage their money well and increase their financial wellbeing. They seek to empower people across the UK to develop theContinue reading “The Money Charity”

Age Concern Southend

Age Concern Southend is an independent charity providing support to elderly people in the Southend area. Please note: This entry refers solely to the local Southend-on-Sea branch of Age Concern / Age UK, and not the national charity Age UK. Age Concern Southend began in 1974 as Southend Older People’s Welfare and have been helpingContinue reading “Age Concern Southend”

Black Boys OM

Black Boys OM is a non-profit network of Black male wellness practitioners teaching yoga, meditation and mindfulness to Black men and boys. Black Boys OM aims to improve the wellness of Black boys and men, uplifting them with programmes improving their mental, emotional and physical wellbeing, as well as impacting Black communities as a whole.Continue reading “Black Boys OM”

Alzheimer’s Research UK

Alzheimer’s Research UK is a dementia research charity. Founded in 1992, Alzheimer’s Research UK focusses on scientific research projects into Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, including its causes, diagnosis, prevention, treatment and potentially curative therapies. How You Can Help Time: A few minutes + In a few minutes you can sign Alzheimer’s Research UK’sContinue reading “Alzheimer’s Research UK”

Project Sunshine

Project Sunshine transforms hospitals and other healthcare settings into child-friendly spaces for paediatric patients. Project Sunshine operates programs in 5 countries, impacting over 150,000 paediatric patients and their families. Its volunteers work in hospitals and other medical environments, providing engaging, creative and educational activities for children. This helps with their mental health and long-term treatment,Continue reading “Project Sunshine”

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)”