Namati

Namati is a global network of grassroots legal advocates, seeking to give legal empowerment to poorer communities. Founded in 2012, Natami supports communities around the world with securing their legal rights in matters of citizenship, health, and land and the environment. Namati works with partners at a grassroots level to train community paralegals, and itsContinue reading “Namati”

Children in Need

Children in Need is a BBC charity working to improve the lives of Children in the UK. BBC Children in Need has hosted an annual fundraising telethon since 1980 in pursuit of its mission to help ensure every child in the UK is safe, happy, secure and has the opportunities they need to reach theirContinue reading “Children in Need”

UNHCR 

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is the UN Refugee Agency, established to safeguard the rights and well-being of those forced to flee their countries. Founded in 1950, the UNHCR works to support displaced peoples including refugees, returnees, stateless people, the internally displaced and asylum-seekers. How You Can Help Time:Continue reading “UNHCR “

HARP

HARP is the leading Southend-on-Sea charity helping local people overcome homelessness for good. HARP provides essential services and long-term solutions to support local people taking steps to overcome homelessness. On average, HARP helps over 1,000 people in the greater Southend area, who are either homeless or at risk of homelessness every year, and currently provideContinue reading “HARP”

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”

Bloody Good Period

Bloody Good Period is a UK charity providing menstrual products for asylum seekers, refugees and people who cannot afford them. Bloody Good Period is partnered with over 100 drop-in centres to provide menstrual products for refugees, asylum seekers and those who cannot afford them. It also works to educate communities about sexual and reproductive healthContinue reading “Bloody Good Period”

Akt (formerly the Albert Kennedy Trust)

Akt is a UK charity supporting young LGBTQ+ people who live in hostile environments, face the risk of homelessness or are currently experiencing homelessness. Established in 1989 as the Albert Kennedy Trust (now Akt) provides emergency accommodation and support, support from mentors, life skills training, peer support and more for LGBTQ+ people aged 16-25. HowContinue reading “Akt (formerly the Albert Kennedy Trust)”

The Rainforest Alliance

The Rainforest Alliance is an international non-profit organisation aiming to combat climate change, deforestation, poverty and human rights abuses. The Rainforest Alliance is building an alliance of farmers, businesses, consumers and forest communities. It aims to break the cycle of rural poverty, protect forests and tackle climate change. It promotes responsible consumerism and business practicesContinue reading “The Rainforest Alliance”

Feeding The World

Feeding the World is a London-based charity supporting homeless people in the UK and also those facing war and poverty abroad, especially refugees and migrants. Feeding the World supports homeless people in the UK through shelters and soup kitchens. It also supports international aid efforts to alleviate food and water poverty through donations and helpContinue reading “Feeding The World”

Women for Refugee Women

Women for Refugee Women supports women and children seeking refuge in the UK. Women for Refugee Women seeks to empower refugee and asylum-seeking women by running activities such as English lessons, skill development classes and social groups. They work closely with UK-wide groups and campaign for a fairer asylum process. How You Can Help Time:Continue reading “Women for Refugee Women”

Shelter

Shelter is a housing and homelessness charity in the United Kingdom. Shelter offers face-to-face advice, a hotline and legal support for those dealing with housing issues or homelessness. It also carries out research and campaigns for changes to the law in the UK to advance housing justice. How You Can Help Time: Various Sign oneContinue reading “Shelter”

Dignity Boxes

Scottish charity Dignity Boxes places toiletries in areas of Edinburgh and West Lothian, Scotland, that are experiencing deprivation or poverty. ‘Dignity boxes’ are small boxes filled with basic, donated, toiletries that are placed openly in areas they’re most needed. By providing toiletries to people who cannot otherwise afford to use them, Dignity Boxes helps toContinue reading “Dignity Boxes”