Bone Cancer Research Trust

Bone Cancer Research Trust researches bone cancer and its causes, raises awareness of the disease and provides support to those impacted by bone cancer. Founded by a group of families in 2004, Bone Cancer Trust funds research into the causes, treatments and potential cures for bone cancer. It provides information on the symptoms and typesContinue reading “Bone Cancer Research Trust”

Sightsavers

Sightsavers works in over 30 nations globally, preventing sight loss, fighting disease and advocating the rights of those with disabilities. Founded in 1950, Sightsavers prevents sight loss by providing eye surgery for issues such as cataracts and glaucoma. It trains eye care workers, distributes medication and works to ensure that medical care is accessible toContinue reading “Sightsavers”

My Body Back Project

The My Body Back Project offers support for women and non-binary people who have experienced sexual violence. Working in London and Glasgow, My Body Back offers maternity clinics (including pre-pregnancy, pregnancy and breastfeeding advice and signposting for postnatal gynaecological exams) and specialist cervical screening in Mile End Hospital, London, and Sandyford Clinic, Glasgow. It runsContinue reading “My Body Back Project”

Slow Ways

Slow Ways is a community project, aiming to create a user-generated network of walking routes across Great Britain. Slow Ways aims to make it easier for people to plan and access walking routes, with volunteers suggesting routes and the Slow Ways team reviewing and verifying them. The project helps encourage people to connect with theirContinue reading “Slow Ways”

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 “

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)”

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”

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”

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”

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”