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

4Children

4Children

4Children works with Government, local authorities, children's service providers, and children and parents to ensure joined up support for all children and young people aged 0-19 in their local community. From children's centres to out of school clubs, childcare to play provision, parenting support to support for young people - 4Children is at the forefront of delivery and supporting innovative children's services, ensuring that all children and families get the support they need in their community.

Aberlour

Aberlour

Aberlour is the largest, solely Scottish, children's charity and we provide help to over 6000 of Scotland's most vulnerable children, young people and their families each year.

ACLT

ACLT

The mission of ACLT (African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust) is to promote and tackle the shortage of Black and Minority Ethnic donors on the UK bone marrow, blood and organ registers. ACLT's aim is to save lives of those who are diagnosed with blood cancer by giving the sufferers 'the gift of life' through bone marrow, blood or organ donation. For BME sufferers, to find a match the odds are still around 1 in 100,00 in comparison to approx 1 in 4 if they were white. To find out more, please visit www.aclt.org or email info@aclt.org

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.

Action on Addiction

Action on Addiction

1 in 3 people in the UK suffer from an addiction; it is the biggest preventable killer breaking up families, damaging communities and in some way touching us all. Action on Addiction is a unique charity that encompasses groundbreaking research, residential and structured day treatment, family support, vocational work skills training as well as professional education and training.

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.

Animal Health Trust

Animal Health Trust

The Animal Health Trust exists to fight disease and injury in animals. Thanks to our pioneering work improving diagnosis, treatment and prevention, horses, dogs and cats are living healthier, happier lives in the UK and across the world

The Aspinall Foundation

The Aspinall Foundation

The Aspinall Foundation is a registered charity that is actively involved with several projects that incorporate a diverse range of conservation activities both at their Kent based Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks, in addition to well-established overseas projects in the Republic of Congo and Gabon and more recent developing projects in Indonesia and Madagascar.

Beacon Centre for the Blind

Beacon Centre for the Blind

The Beacon Centre for the Blind is here to help local people with sight loss live fuller and more independent lives by offering them the finest facilities and support. Our services include a mix of residential, day care and community services, and we continually look for ways to improve what we do.

Bighearted Scotland

Bighearted Scotland

Bighearted Scotland is the leading charity partnership in Scotland, working together to raise money to help people and the environment across the country. Take part in a The Different Travel Company adventure and support our six member charities - Alcohol Focus Scotland, CLIC Sargent, Epilepsy Scotland, Momentum, Penumbra and Scottish Native Woods. Whether you choose to trek the Sahara desert, trek through India or dog sled across Canada, your sponsorship will work harder by helping a wide range of good causes including children and adults with a range of issues from epilepsy to special needs, exclusion, disability, cancer, mental health or alcohol problems whilst also supporting conservation of our most precious wild habitat.

Birmingham St Mary's Hospice

Birmingham St Mary's Hospice

Often referred to by patients and relatives as 'angels', our nurses are renowned for going that extra mile to ensure people with life-limiting illnesses enjoy the best possible quality of life. And we provide this service for as long as families need us. Since its launch in 1979, the Hospice has cared for tens of thousands of people with conditions such as cancer, motor neurone disease and MS.

The Blue Cross

Blue Cross

We've been dedicated to the health and happiness of pets since 1897. Abandoned or unwanted, ill or injured we do what's needed to give every pet a healthy life in a happy home.

Bolton Hospice

Bolton Hospice

Bolton Hospice provides free, expert palliative care for people in Bolton aged 18 or over who are facing life-limiting illnesses. Our care is delivered in a number of settings, on our Inpatient Unit, via our Support Services or in a patient's own home by our Hospice at Home team. We are dedicated to providing the very highest standards of hospice care, improving the quality of life of our patients and their families and carers, and offering a range of services that help us to positively influence the course of illness.

Bright Red

Bright Red

Bright Red, a charity established to improve the lives and treatment of people in the north who are dealing with blood cancer. Through care, research and education we are striving to beat illnesses such as leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma, myelodysplasia and myeloproliferative diseases.

Brain Tumour Research

Brain Tumour Research

Brain Tumour Research was launched specifically to raise substantial funds for brain tumour research. In the UK more children and people under the age of 40 die of a brain tumour than any other cancer yet brain tumour research is woefully under-funded! We aim to change that bringing better hope and care to thousands of brain tumour patients and their families through raising at least £7million per year to fund world class brain tumour research programmes and projects at UK universities where brain tumour research is already established. This will accelerate progress significantly, making a clinical difference and improving outcomes.

British Heart Foundation

British Heart Foundation

Our vision is of a world in which people do not die prematurely of heart disease. We'll achieve this through pioneering research, vital prevention activity and ensuring quality care and support for everyone living with heart disease. We rely on your support to continue our vital work. Step up to the challenge of an adventure of a lifetime, enhanced by the knowledge you are helping people affected by heart disease. Have fun, get fit, save lives!

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 doesnt 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.

Changing Faces

Changing Faces

Changing Faces is the leading UK charity that supports and represents people who have disfigurements to the face, hand or body from any cause. We live in a culture where disfigurement is often seen as a medical "problem" that could/should be fixed by surgery or medical intervention. However, surgery alone cannot always remove a disfigurement and can sometimes lead to further complications. Changing Faces helps people to face the challenges of living with a disfigurement and equips them with the appropriate tools to build self-confidence and self-esteem.

Chestnut Appeal

Chestnut Appeal

In 2000 a group of consultants at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth decided that a prostate cancer charity was needed to support the growing number of men being treated at the Hospital. The Chestnut Appeal for Prostate Cancer was formed and today the charity still helps men and their families across Devon and Cornwall. The Chestnut Appeal has been able to make a huge difference to men with prostate cancer in the region and has funded six Prostate Cancer nurses, Mobile Scanners, Diagnostic tools, State of the Art treatments and now amazingly Robotic Surgery.

Compton Hospice

Compton Hospice

Compton Hospice has been supporting patients facing a life-limiting illness, and their families, for 30 years. Our purpose is to make a difference to people's lives when their illness is no longer curable. We do this by treating people, not conditions, whether their needs are physical, psychological, social or spiritual. Our services are available free-of-charge to people in Wolverhampton, Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall, South Staffordshire and East Shropshire.

Cornwall Hospice Care

Cornwall Hospice Care

Cornwall Hospice Care is an independent Cornish Charity, uniquely placed within the community and committed to the delivery of excellence in Specialist Palliative Care across Cornwall. Our service is free of charge to the patient. However, our charity status means that we rely heavily on financial and voluntary support from the general public by way of charitable donations, legacies, shops income, fundraising events and various other activities.

Cransley Hospice

Cransley Hospice

Cransley Hospice provides hospice and palliative care services for the population of north Northamptonshire. The philosophy of the hospice is care focused on the "whole person" and incorporates physical, psychological, emotional, social and spiritual needs of patients when cure is no longer possible. Cransley Hospice is a 9 bedded adult in-patient unit providing specialist palliative care for people with life-limiting illnesses.

CRY

CRY

CRY is a Christian charity dedicated to caring for disadvantaged, destitute and suffering children, young people and their families. CRY aims to rescue and restore young lives broken by poverty, oppression, exclusion, abuse, and to provide appropriate opportunities for a better future.

Cynthia Spencer Hospice

Cynthia Spencer Hospice

We provide hospice and palliative care services for south Northamptonshire whilst Cransley Hospice provides similar services for north Northamptonshire. Northamptonshire Teaching Primary Care Trust manages Cynthia Spencer Hospice which is part of the NHS. The Hospice currently serves a population in excess of 300,000 people and is a purpose-built 20-bedded unit, designed to the highest standards for patient care. The team of specialist doctors, nurses and therapists based at the Hospice provide a comprehensive service for mainly cancer patients, and their families, for whom cure may no longer be possible. The Hospice is also the base for the community Macmillan nurses, the Hospice@Home team, therapists and many other specialists who are referred to as the multi disciplinary team.

Demelza Hospice Care for Children

Demelza Hospice Care for Children

Demelza Hospice Care for Children provides respite care, short breaks, symptom control and end of life care for children and young people with life limited and life threatening conditions including those having treatment for cancer. Our philosophy supports looking after families including siblings, by recognising each individual family members needs. We work along side statutory providers in delivering a quality service. We have two hospices and a community team supporting children, young people and families in Kent, South East London and East Sussex. Our service comprises of a multi disciplinary team which covers all aspects of care, provided by nurses, carers, family support workers, counsellors and therapists.

Dementia Adventure

Dementia Adventure

The Dementia Adventure Trust is a registered charity that is dedicated to supporting people to live well with dementia and have a sense of adventure in their lives. We believe in the benefits to be gained from regular, active engagement with the natural world. We are committed to growing a charity that will enable people living with dementia and their carers to continue to live full, satisfying lives through access to the outdoors and nature.

Dentaid

Dentaid

Dentaid is one of the leading oral health charities in the world, having supported 210 oral health programmes in 58 countries. In recent years, the charity has expanded its work from just supplying refurbished dental surgeries for charitable projects, to playing vital roles in oral health promotion.

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is the leading charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of every person affected by or at risk of diabetes. There are currently 3.8 million people in the UK with diabetes, including an estimated 850,000 people who have Type 2 diabetes but do not know it. We help people manage their diabetes effectively by providing information, advice and support. We campaign with people with diabetes and with healthcare professionals to improve the quality of care across the UK's health services. We fund pioneering research into care, cure and prevention for all types of diabetes. We work to stem the rising tide of Type 2 diabetes - through risk assessment, early diagnosis, and by communicating how healthy lifestyle choices can help many people avoid or delay its onset.

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.

Epilepsy Scotland

Epilepsy Scotland

Epilepsy is the world's commonest serious neurological condition, affecting some 40,000 people in Scotland. It can affect anyone regardless of age, sex or race. Since 1954 Epilepsy Scotland has provided advice, information, support and services to the people in Scotland who have epilepsy together with their families and carers. We are a lifeline for people who need information and advice through our freephone helpline and information service on 0808 800 2200, training and literature. To find out more about our work please contact us at enquiries@epilepsyscotland.org.uk or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Thank you for your interest and support. Scottish Charity Number SC000067

Fight for Sight

Fight for Sight

Fight for Sight is the leading UK charity dedicated to funding research to prevent sight loss and treat eye disease. Fight for Sight relies on donations to fund over £3m of eye research every year. Without our donors' support we could not pioneer revolutionary research that brings hope to millions and will help make sight loss a thing of the past. Help us create a future everyone can see.

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.

Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity

Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity

Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity (formerly Yorkhill Children's Charity) funds medical equipment, research, play and family support at the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow. Your generosity helps us care for the 160,000 boys and girls from across Scotland treated at the hospital each year.

Hauser Bears

Hauser Bears

Hauser Bears is committed to the conservation and welfare of bears worldwide and particularly targets the issues of bear bile farming in South East Asia, poaching for body parts and bears trapped in the entertainment trade. Hauser Bears approach is focused on education and research, putting great emphasis on changing attitudes to affect lasting changes for all bear species. By supporting Hauser Bears you are enabling the work of a greatly positive organisation, which promotes values of respect, responsibility and sustainability, changing the fate of individual bears worldwide as well as ensuring that future generations will have the privilege of seeing these magnificent animals in their natural habitat and enjoy a harmonious cohabitation.

Haven House Children's Hospice

Haven House Children's Hospice

Haven House is a happy place full of the sounds of children's laughter and fun. We are not a place where children simply come to die but where children come to live life as fully as they are able. Of course we deal with hard events and realities in people's lives but we offer a 'home from home' in which we care for children and families throughout their lives.

Havens Hospices

Havens Hospices

When a family has been told that there's no cure for their loved one's illness and all that can be done is to make life comfortable, Havens Hospices can help. Fair Havens Hospice and Little Havens Hospice focus on the individual needs of the adults and chilren we care for, 'making every day count' for those with life-limiting illnesses, and their families. We're the only place in the area wholly dedicated to looking after those with an illness which could shorten their life.

Heart of Kent Hospice

Heart of Kent Hospice

The Heart of Kent Hospice is a registered charity specialising in palliative care for the people of Maidstone, Aylesford, Tonbridge and Malling and the surrounding local communities. Our specialist team offers skilled care, comfort, compassion and hope to people facing the challenge of a life limiting illness.

Helen and Douglas House

Helen and Douglas House

Helen & Douglas House has the time and expertise to care for children and young adults with life-shortening conditions and support their families. The two hospice houses offer specialist symptom and pain management, medically-supported short breaks and end-of-life care, as well as counselling and practical support for the whole family. Helen House opened in 1982 as the world's first children's hospice. Douglas House opened in 2004 as the world's first hospice specifically for young adults aged 16-35.

Highland Hospice

Highland Hospice

Highland Hospice is the only Hospice serving adults with incurable life-limiting disease in the Highlands of Scotland and is acknowledged as the centre of specialist palliative care expertise in the region. The Hospice currently provides a 10 bed In-Patient Unit in Inverness and a Day Hospice on the same site.

Hope House Children's Hospice

Hope House Children's Hospice

When a parent is told their child will not live to be an adult it is the start of an agonising journey. A childhood terminal illness challenges every belief, emotion and dream a parent may have for their special son or daughter. Hope House Children's Hospices - Hope House in Oswestry and Ty Gobaith in Conwy - provide practical and emotional support to families facing the pain of losing their precious child.

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.

Hue Help

Hue Help

Hue Help works in central Vietnam to improve the health, education and future prospects of disadvantaged children. Working through local partners we support a home for children, run swimming training for children in flood zones and operate an international volunteer programme. We believe that local people should be at the heart of our programmes, promoting sustainability and ensuring that the people we work with are able to maintain their customs, culture and traditions.

Huntington's Disease Association

Hue Help

Huntington's Disease (HD) is a hereditary disorder of the central nervous system. Its effect on families can be devastating and cuts across generations. Based in Liverpool, the Huntington's Disease Association (HDA) is a national organisation offering help, support and advice to those affected by the disease, including children and young people growing up with HD in their family. Its network of Specialist HD Advisors (SHDAs) are all qualified health or social care professionals, and are dedicated to helping people manage their symptoms positively.

Iain Rennie Grove House Hospice Care

Iain Rennie Grove House Hospice Care

Iain Rennie Hospice at Home (IRHH) has merged with Grove House to create a new charity: Iain Rennie Grove House Hospice Care (IRGH). The combined organisation exists to provide care and support to patients with life-limiting illness throughout the Chilterns area of Buckinghamshire and the St Albans, Harpenden and Dacorum districts of Hertfordshire. With more patients needing our help, we are more reliant than ever on your local support for our hospice care in your local area.

Independent Age

Independent Age

Independent Age is a unique charity, providing lifelong support to older people on very low incomes. We provide information and advice, practical help and emergency financial aid through our network of staff and dedicated volunteers across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Just as importantly, we offer friendship and the chance to socialise to those who are lonely and isolated. Supported by Independent Age, thousands of older people are able to maintain their independence, contribute to their communities and enjoy a good quality of life, secure in the knowledge that our help lasts as long as they need it.

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

Jane Goodall Insitute

Jane Goodall Institute

Founded by renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, the Jane Goodall Institute is a global organisation that empowers people to make a difference for all living things. In the UK Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots groups work in hundreds of schools inspiring young people to take action for people, animals and the environment. We also raise awareness of the need for conservation, community development and about chimpanzees in Africa. Our projects in Africa are groundbreaking and globally renowned for effectively helping local people take charge of the conservation and development of their own communities, and also help the chimpanzees who they live alongside.

The Joshua Foundation

The Joshua Foundation

The Joshua Foundation was created in September 1998 by Sarah Cornelius-Price, named after her son Joshua who was diagnosed with cancer in late 1996 and who subsequently died on December 4th 1998. The charity was initially formed to organize one event for children to travel tao London for an experience Joshua had requested for his fellow cancer sufferers. The charity was initially run from a spare bedroom and organized a series of annual events to raise funds to organize holidays and experiences for children with terminal cancer.

Keech Hospice

Keech Hospice

Keech Hospice Care cares for adults living in Luton and South Bedfordshire and children from across Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Milton Keynes. Our aim is to help patients enjoy the highest quality of life, while providing vital support for their family and friends throughout their loved one's illness and in their bereavement. All of the charity's services are offered free of charge, every single day of the year. This is all made possible because of the generous support of the local community. Thank you.

Lakelands Hospice

Lakelands Hospice

Lakelands Hospice is primarily a day care hospice based in Corby, Northamptonshire, providing its services to residents living within a 20 mile radius. The hospice provide care services for adults and their carers, affected by life limiting illnesses such as cancer and advanced heart failure. These services include a range of complimentary therapies, palliative care, bereavement service, counselling and support service, to name a few. Lakelands Hospice also extends its services, providing the community with a Hospice at Home overnight care service, offering end of life care to the terminally ill in their own home.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Charitable Foundation

Leeds Hospitals Foundation

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Charitable Foundation is run by an independently appointed Board of Trustees. It is entirely separate from the Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust, the Leeds University School of Medicine and the NHS in general, although it works very closely with all of these organisations. The Charitable Trustees manage all the charitable funds raised for the benefit of these Leeds hospitals and its sole function is to make grants for the improvement of Trust services. These include purchase of the latest and best equipment for diagnosis and treatment, enhancement of amenities for patients and staff and support for a wide range of medical research and development.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Children's Trust

Leeds Children's Hospital

The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Appeal is centralising its Children's Services to create a new Childrens Hospital on the Leeds General Infirmary site, second only in size in this country to the Great Ormond Street Hospital and solving the issue of seriously ill youngsters having to be transferred across the city for treatment. New wards mean new beginnings and we at the Charitable Foundation want to make every child's stay as wonderful as possible.

Leeway

Leeway

We are a voluntary, non-profit making organisation and a registered charity based in Norfolk. Since 1974 we have been providing specialist support and advice to women and children who have experienced or are still experiencing Domestic Abuse. Our drop in centres, outreach, parenting, children's and advocacy services are free of charge to access.

The Leukaemia Cancer Society

Leukaemia Cancer Society

The Leukaemia Cancer Society is dedicated to ensuring that more people with blood cancer survive, have the best possible quality of life and that their families and carers get the support they need. The Leukaemia Cancer Society raises money devoted to the recruitment of volunteer bone marrow donors, research, education and patient care.

Leukaemia CARE

Leukaemia CARE

Leukaemia CARE exists to provide vital care and support to all those whose lives have been affected by Leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and the allied blood disorders. Our work extends to the welfare of families and carers, as well as that of patients themselves. Quite simply, 'supporting a quality of life for all'.

LOROS

LOROS

The Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice (LOROS) is a specialist centre providing skilled nursing and medical care, supported by physiotherapists, occupational therapists and social workers, in an environment that recognises the particular needs of patients and their families. It provides expertise in controlling pain and other distressing symptoms as well as offering emotional, spiritual and social care, which allows patients to live as normal a life as possible. Working with the whole family enables both the patient and the family to cope with the changing situation so that they are able to make best use of the limited time together available to them. LOROS treats patients from the age of eighteen years and upwards.

The Marine Conservation Society

The Marine Conservation Society

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is a dynamic, innovative and a solutions-based charity. MCS is working to establish vital marine protected areas where wildlife can recover and flourish, clear our coasts and seas of the litter that kills seabirds, dolphins, turtles and other wildlife, and reduce the overfishing which is devastating the life in our seas.

NC TLC Trust

NCTLC

NC TLC Trust is a Northampton based children cancer charity dedicated to supporting families living with Tumours, Leukaemia and other cancers. We provide practical and emotional support from the point of diagnosis. We want to be 'With you all the way'. The charity was set up by families undergoing treatment in Northamptonshire and surrounding areas and is unique in that is run by likeminded people supporting each other and forming new friendships along the way.

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.

NRAS

NRAS

The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society is the voice of people affected by Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) across the whole of the UK and in due course, they hope to be so for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA). Founded in 2001, they are the only UK charity devoted specifically to RA, and they launched a service for families, children, young people and adults affected by Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis in 2014.

Our Sansar

Our Sansar

Our Sansar (Sansar meaning 'world' in Hindi) is a UK - based non - governmental organisation. Our mission is to provide education, welfare and shelter to the most disadvantaged people in the world's poorest countries for whom little or no help is forthcoming. We believe in development that is inclusive, responsive and accountable, and which empowers local communities to realise their rights.

The Peace Hospice

The Peace Hospice

The Peace Hospice, based in Watford, cares for people living with a life limiting or terminal illness and supports their families from across South West Hertfordshire. It provides inpatient care, day care, an outpatient service, a hospice at home service as well as bereavement support. The Hospice needs to raise £3 million of charitable income this year in order to run and develop its services. All the care that the Hospice provides to its patients and their families is free.

Positively UK

Positively UK

There are 100,000 people living with HIV in the UK. Our peer-led services support over 1,400 people every year. We help individuals come to terms with an HIV diagnosis; manage complex treatment regimens; and through practical support such as accessing hardship funds. Our groups allow people living with HIV to meet, talk openly about HIV in a safe and supportive environment, and build lifelong support networks.

The Prince of Wales Hospice

The Prince of Wales Hospice

The Prince of Wales Hospice in Pontefract opened in 1989. Working together with our local community we have expanded and developed our services to care for anyone in the area with an advanced, progressive illness, also known as life-limiting illnesses. As a specialist palliative care hospice we are able to offer our patients a stay at the hospice, a visit to day hospice and the services of our lymphoedema clinic. Importantly, we look after families and carers too.

Prospect Hospice

Prospect Hospice

Prospect Hospice is the only provider of dedicated end of life care for Swindon, Marlborough and north-east Wiltshire, and has brought confidence, comfort and care to a growing community for more than thirty years. Prospect's care is given freely to 1400 patients each year, and it costs more than £4.5m to provide, three quarters of which Prospect raises itself. As a charity that is supported by and dedicated to its community, Prospect welcomes the active involvement of supporters through fundraising activity and as volunteers in all areas of its work.

Richard House Children's Hospice

RichardHouseHospice

Richard House Children's Hospice delivers clinical care, short breaks and other residential services to children and young adults, while supporting their families through counselling, therapy, bereavement support and more. With a focus on living for today and creating positive memories for tomorrow, we also offer a range of activities for all the family to enjoy.

The Rowans Hospice

The Rowans Hospice

The Rowans Hospice is a local charity dedicated to improving the lives of people with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses. Established since 1994, we have helped more than 7,000 patients and families across Portsmouth and South East Hampshire.

The Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals Charity

Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals Charity

We support the work of Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, the UK's leading specialist heart and lung centre. We treat patients from across the country, whose conditions are so complex that they can't be treated at their local hospitals. Our hospitals need to have the very best people and equipment to save lives when others cannot; to perfect techniques that will be copied around the world.

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.

The Salvation Army

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is one of the largest and most diverse providers of social welfare in the world. In the UK and Republic of Ireland this work includes more than 800 Salvation Army social service centres and community churches. We provide unconditional friendship, support and very practical help to people in crisis and need and work with children, older people, homeless people and those dealing with drug and/or alcohol addiction. Family breakdown, unemployment, poverty, homelessness, and drug and alcohol dependency are just some of the reasons why people can lose everything they value, including their dignity. At The Salvation Army we don't judge or condemn, we just help.

Scottish Epilepsy Initiative

Scottish Epilepsy Initiative

Founded in 2003, we are a young and exciting charity who work to provide much needed support for people with epilepsy in Scotland. Our key focus is to work closely with people with epilepsy to provide practical solutions that make a simple, but effective impact on ordinary lives.

Severn Hospice

Severn Hospice

We care for people who are living with complex and progressive illness. Our aim is to sustain the quality of their life and to provide relief from pain and other distressing symptoms. Our aim is not to shorten nor to extend the length of our patients' life. Because incurable illnesses affect whole families we offer the same loving support, help and counselling to their families, friends and carers.

Shine

Shine

As of the 20th October 2011, Spina bifida - Hydrocephalus - Information -Networking - Equality - Shine, became the new name for the Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (ASBAH). Shine is a registered charity, which was formed in 1966, initially to help families and individuals affected by spina bifida and hydrocephalus. Today, Shine is a community of 75,000 individuals, families, friends, and professionals, sharing achievements, challenges and information on living with hydrocephalus, or spina bifida, and related issues. Working together throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland, we strive to overcome challenges and achieve the best for you and your family.

Shooting Star CHASE

Shooting Star CHASE

We currently care for over 500 children, teenagers and their families living in much of London, Surrey and West Sussex. We provide practical, nursing and emotional support to share every step of the journey with families, in whichever way they need us. The support is free of charge and we care for families in their homes, in their communities and at our two children's hospices Shooting Star House, in Hampton and Christopher's, in Guildford.

A Smile for a Child

A Smile for a Child

The aims of the charity are to provide grants for disabled and disadvantaged children to allow them to participate and progress in sport, this can be to a Club, an Organisation or to an individual child. This could be funds for a sports wheelchair for a disabled child, to sports equipment for a club or organisation.

The Society of St James

The Society of St James

The Society of St James is Southampton's largest homelessness charity, supporting over 1000 people at any one time. The people that we support often have a diversity of complex issues, including homelessness, addictions, and mental health problems. Our range of services includes supported housing for homeless people, drug services throughout Hampshire, Jamie's Computers (our training and employment project), and a specialist residential care home. At the Society of St James, we believe that everyone has a right to a home. We believe that people should be given the opportunity to develop the skills they need to lead a fulfilling life. We believe that everyone deserves not just a second chance, or a third chance, but as many chances as they need to chance their lives for the better.

Support in Mind Scotland

Support in Mind Scotland

Support in Mind Scotland works to improve the wellbeing and quality of life of people affected by serious mental illness. This includes those who are family members, carers and supporters. We seek to support and empower all those affected by mental illness.

St. Cuthbert's Hospice

St. Cuthbert's Hospice

Welcome to St. Cuthbert's Hospice, where we have been helping the people of North Durham to make every day count since 1988. St. Cuthbert's Hospice provides a range of care and support services to individuals, as well as to their relatives and carers, helping people to cope with life limiting illnesses.

St. Elizabeth Hospice

St. Elizabeth Hospice

St Elizabeth Hospice improves life for people living with a progressive illness. Our work is centred around an individual's needs, which means specialist support, wherever it is required, whether at home, in the community or at the Hospice. We help people deal with problems such as pain, anxiety and fatigue, as well as offering practical advice and family support.

St Michael's Hospice

St Oswald's Hospice

At St Michael's our approach to care is 'holistic'. We do not treat an illness we care for the whole person, giving them emotional, psychological and spiritual support. Our continuing aim is to care for people who have a life-limiting illness and to support their families, friends and carers. Relieving burdensome symptoms, maintaining independence and quality of life as far as is possible; giving explanation and information to help people to be more in control of their situation and, when the time comes, to die in comfort and with dignity.

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.

St Peter and St James Hospice

St Peter and St James Hospice

Our mission as a registered charity is to provide specialist care, love and support for those living with progressive, life limiting illnesses from East and West Sussex. We will endeavour to meet the needs of each patient, their family and friends. We aim to encourage and enable all patients to live their lives to their full potential despite their illnesses.

Tenovus

St Oswald's Hospice

n 1943 Tenovus was founded by ten businessmen. Initially, the charity funded a wide range of projects in the local area. These ranged from building the Sunshine House for Blind Babies just outside Cardiff, to donating a washing machine to a widow with seven children who had lost an arm. In the 1960s, Tenovus embarked on a project which was to influence our work for the next 40 years. We built the Tenovus Institute for Cancer Research in Cardiff which carried out vital research into the causes of cancer. Since then, we have concentrated our efforts on cancer and are now recognised for our pioneering work.

Trinity Homeless Projects

Trinity Homeless Projects

Trinity Homeless Projects, 'Trinity' is a faith-based charity committed to working together in Christian love to support individual life transformation in those suffering the effects of homelessness and exclusion. We believe that providing people suffering the effects of homelessness with safe housing, training and employment is the only long-term solution to homelessness. We work to support these people sufficiently so they can achieve independent living and long-term life changes. Trinity's approach is comprehensive. We are committed to providing a combination of dedicated services in supported housing, supported training and supported employment. We provide supported accommodation within three hostels and move-on houses to promote independent living, training to improve basic life and vocational skills, and provide full-time employment opportunities.

Tynedale Hospice at Home

Tynedale Hospice at Home

Tynedale Hospice at Home is a charity providing a home nursing service using qualified nurses and support workers for those with a life-limiting illness in West Northumberland. The charity supports both patients and their carers to improve the quality of life providing palliative nursing care and practical support. This is delivered in partnership with the Primary Care Teams working in our locality. The charity can also provide hospital transport services for patients with life limiting illnesses. A bereavement support service is available to both adults and children throughout the area regardless of previous involvement with the charity. Our services are provided free of charge to patients and users.

Victim Support

Victim Support

Victim Support is a national charity giving free and confidential help to victims of crime, witnesses, their family, friends and anyone else affected across England and Wales. They also speak out as a national voice for victims and witnesses and campaign for change. They are not a government agency or part of the police and you don't have to report a crime to the police to get their help. You can call them any time after the crime has happened, whether it was yesterday, last week or several years ago.

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.

Weston Hospice Care

Weston Hospice Care

We provide specialist nursing care, practical advice and support and a friendly listening ear to local people living with life-limiting illnesses and their families. We help their loved ones to care for them in a place of their choice be that here with us at the Hospice, or in their own home, nursing or residential home.

When You Wish Upon a Star

When You Wish Upon a Star

When You Wish Upon A Star is a small charity whose primary aim is to grant the Wishes of children suffering from life threatening illnesses and since we started in 1990, we have granted over 14,500 Wishes for some very brave and courageous children and their families. All children have Wishes, but for these children and their families that Wish is much more precious. Wishes are varied and far reaching. For some a trip to Disney Florida or Paris to meet their favourite characters, for others it is a chance to get up close to a favourite pop star or sporting hero and some children simply want books and toys. Whatever the Wish, wherever possible, When You Wish Upon A Star will aim to make that Wish a reality.

Zoe's Place Baby Hospice

Zoe's Place Baby Hospice

Zo is the Greek word meaning "gift of life" and here at Zos Place we believe that life is precious no matter how long it lasts. Zo's Place Baby Hospices are unique we are the only "baby specific" Hospices in the U.K. Zo's Place is a home from home for babies who have life limiting or terminal illnesses, special and complex needs to varying degrees.

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