Charity Partners

Our Charity Partners

We are proud to be associated with a wide range of charities nationwide. Please see below for a list of our ever-growing partners. If you would like your charity to appear on this list please get in touch today on info@different-travel.com

ActionAid

ActionAid

We want a world without poverty, so we work with local people to fight hunger, seek justice for women and education for children, and cope with emergencies. Wherever there is poverty and injustice, in over 40 countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas, ActionAid is working to help people free themselves from poverty. Whether we're building a well, hiring a teacher, or lobbying a government, we make sure that every pound we spend goes as far as possible.

Animals Asia

Animal Health Trust

Animals Asia is devoted to ending the barbaric practice of bear bile farming and improving the welfare of animals in China and Vietnam. We promote compassion and respect for all animals and work to bring about long-term change. The Animals Asia team has been rescuing bears since 1994 and is the only organisation with a bear sanctuary in China. Our founder and CEO, Jill Robinson MBE, Dr.med.vet. h.c., is widely recognised as the world's leading expert on the cruel bear bile industry, having campaigned against it since 1993.

Butterwick Hospice

Butterwick Hospice

We aim to improve the quality of life for those who have a life limiting illness and their families and to help them relate positively to every challenge they may encounter during their illness and to see death as part of life's journey. A diagnosis of a life limiting illness changes everything – moves all the parameters in your life and the lives of those around you. Hospice care exists to freely provide help to people living with a life limiting illness, relieving symptoms, enriching patient's lives and supporting them and their loved ones. The first Butterwick day hospice in Stockton was opened by Mary Butterwick OBE, in 1984. Skilled nursing, supportive therapies and experienced counseling coupled with constant fundraising have grown the Hospice over the last 26 years into a regional provider of excellent end of life care.

Cats Protection

Cats Protection

From humble beginnings in 1927, Cats Protection has grown to become the UK's leading feline welfare charity. Cats Protection now helps around 200,000 cats and kittens every year through their network of over 250 volunteer-run branches, 29 adoption centres and two homing centres. Their work doesn’t stop there however: they also provide an array of cat care information via their publications, website and Helpline; promote the benefits of neutering to prevent unwanted litters from being born and becoming the abandoned cats of tomorrow and seek to educate people of all ages about cats and their care.

Dove House Hospice

Dove House Hospice

Dove House Hospice is a charity providing excellent care for people in the local community with life limiting illnesses. We are specialists in palliative care which is the total care of patients whose illness is no longer curable and for whom the goal must be quality of life. Our services are available to anyone over the age of 18 years who has an illness which can no longer be cured. Care is provided for patients with cancer, neurological illnesses, heart diseases, respiratory diseases, HIV/AIDS and many other illnesses. Our care incorporates physical, social, psychological and spiritual support delivered by a multi-professional team who embrace the family and significant others throughout the patient's illness.

Garden House Hospice

Garden House Hospice

Garden House Hospice Care provides a wide range of services for patients, their carers, and families facing a life limiting illness. Free specialist palliative care is provided for over 500 adults a year living with advanced cancer, motor neurone disease or other life limiting illness in our community of 230,000 people in North Hertfordshire, Stevenage, Royston and surround villages. We need to raise £2 million in charitable income every year so that we can run our services. The hospice relies on the support of volunteers to help run its services.

Helen and Douglas House

Helen and Douglas House

Helen & Douglas House is the world's first children's hospice and cares for terminally ill babies, children and teenagers at the hospice, at home and in hospital. This amazing children's hospice is a home from home environment which helps families create happy memories together. It offers specialist symptom and pain management, respite and end-of-life care, as well as counselling and practical support for the whole family.

The Hospice of St Francis

The Hospice of St Francis

The Hospice of St Francis is a charity that provides professional support and care for people with life limiting illnesses. They bring peace, comfort and dignity to people and help them live life to the full, for whatever time is left. They provide care tailored to each patient's individual needs and work closely with them to support their choices. Care is given at the Hospice or in the patient's home. Their team also provides outreach care in local hospitals and nursing homes. Support of families and carers is an essential part of their care and they make no charge for any of their services.

Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Rennie Grove Hospice Care is a charity providing care and support for adults and children diagnosed with cancer and other life-limiting illness and their families. Every year through our 24/7 Hospice at Home service, our Family Support services and the range of Day Services at Grove House we give thousands of patients the choice to stay at home, surrounded by their families and friends.

Isabel Hospice

Isabel Hospice

Isabel Hospice offer a complete service through our team of Community Nurse Specialists, Day Hospice for up 60 patients each week, three satellite Day Hospices, Hospice at Home, Family Support Service, a 16 bed In-patient Hospice and a Bereavement Service. A fully trained team of volunteers supports the specialist medical staff in providing a warm, caring environment for patients and their families. You can help us continue to provide care for patients and their families by supporting one of our forthcoming events or by donating on-line

Noah's Ark Children's Hospice

Noah's Ark Children's Hospice

Noah's Ark is an expanding children's hospice service, seeking to serve an estimated 900 life-limited or life-threatened children or young people, and their families, living within the communities of Enfield, Barnet, Camden, Haringey and Islington. Our aim is to support these families, often by working in partnership with other agencies, delivering flexible services that encompass the whole family - enabling them to live positive lives and face the future with hope, following the death of their child. These services range from practical and emotional support, ultimately through to end-of-life and bereavement care.

Saint Michael's Hospice

Saint Michael's Hospice

Saint Michael's exists to help people with terminal illness to live and die well. We do this by offering specialist care, comfort and support, free of charge, to patients and their families. We are an independent charity working in the Harrogate District.

St Oswald's Hospice

St Oswald's Hospice

St Oswald's provides specialist care for local adults, young people and children. We are situated in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne and our purpose-built facilities offer a range of flexible services to North East families. Within our adult service, we offer a day hospice, lymphoedema service, an inpatient unit, complementary therapy service, consultant outpatient clinic and an outreach service.

Weldmar Hospice

Weldmar Hospice

Weldmar Hospicecare Trust is an independent charity working in Dorset. All our services are provided free of charge. 75% of the funds we need is raised locally; the rest is given by the NHS. We are the only agency providing specialist palliative care in north, south and west Dorset.

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