Blue Boy Foundation

Blue Boy Foundation raises awareness of mental health issues, and raises funds for various global mental health charities and initiatives. Blue Boy Foundation was founded in 2018 by the musician Lauv (Ari Leff), to destigmatise asking for help with mental health issues and raise awareness of mental illnesses. It also raises funds for international mentalContinue reading “Blue Boy Foundation”

The Folklore Society

The Folklore Society (FLS) is a UK charity dedicated to the study of folklore and traditional culture. Established in 1878 and based in London, the Folklore Society studies all aspects of folklore and popular religion, including music, arts and crafts, folk medicine, children’s folklore and food. Its library and archives, held at University College London,Continue reading “The Folklore Society”

The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is a global environmental non-profit working to create a world where people and nature can thrive. Founded in the U.S. through grassroots action in 1951, The Nature Conservancy is one of the largest international environmental organisations. The Nature Conservancy has over a million members and works with over 400 scientists around theContinue reading “The Nature Conservancy”

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!”

Innocence Project

The Innocence Project aims to free those in incarceration who are innocent, and campaigns for improvements to the legal system. Founded in 1992 in America, the Innocence Project works to exonerate the wrongly convicted, improve case law and reform legal policies. It supports exonerees post-release, as well as research into forensic science to avoid furtherContinue reading “Innocence Project”

Team Seas (#TeamSeas)

Team Seas is a global campaign to remove plastic and trash from the world’s ocean, rivers and beaches. Spearheaded by several prominent Youtubers, the Team Seas initiative is campaigning to raise $30 million by 1st January 2022 to help remove 30 million pounds of plastic waste pollution from global waters. Donations will be split betweenContinue reading “Team Seas (#TeamSeas)”

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”

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”

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)”

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is an American and international animal rights non-profit organisation. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organisation in the world, with more than 6.5 million members and supporters. PETA operates through a mix of public education, cruelty investigations, research, animal rescue,Continue reading “People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)”

Beat

Beat (formerly the Eating Disorders Association) is the UK’s largest eating disorders charity, helping those suffering from eating disorders. Beat was founded in 1989 and aims to help sufferers of eating disorders understand their illness and supports their recovery. Beat helps family and friends of eating disorder sufferers, assisting them with advice and skills. TheContinue reading “Beat”