Digital Poverty Alliance

Digital Poverty Alliance is a charity working to end digital poverty by 2030, by a combination of advocacy and practical action. Formed in the UK in 2021 by the Learning Foundation, Currys plc and The Institution of Learning and Technology, Digital Poverty Alliance publishes research, facilitates ideas sharing and runs programmes such as Tech4Families toContinue reading “Digital Poverty Alliance”

Julian House

Julian House is a Bath-based organisation helping homeless and at-risk individuals. Julian House provides support for both children and adults, including an emergency hostel, outreach teams, addiction recovery, refugee resettlement help and support for those escaping domestic violence, and much more. Julian House works across the South West of England including Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Bristol andContinue reading “Julian House”

DePaul International

DePaul International is a charity working to combat homelessness in several nations. Founded in London in 1989, DePaul International is the parent charity of DePaul Group, a group of charities working in Europe and the USA. DePaul offers services including emergency housing, support for children and young people, ‘night stops,’ day centres, hot meals, communityContinue reading “DePaul International”

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)”

Sal’s Shoes

Sal’s Shoes collects pre-worn and outgrown children’s shoes and distributes them across 52 nations. Based in the UK but operating across the globe, Sal’s Shoes collects and redistributes unwanted children’s shoes. Shoes are difficult to recycle and many children living in poverty do not have access to safe, well fitting footwear. Sal’s Shoes collects pre-wornContinue reading “Sal’s Shoes”

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)”