Charities

Our mission is to provide businesses with a smarter way to support the causes they care about and, in doing so, raise more vital funds for charities.

Work for Good wants to support as many charities in the UK as possible.

Below are the charities who are currently registered with Work for Good. If the charity that you and your business would like to support is not yet listed, please nominate a charity.

If you work for a charity and would like to join us, please get in touch via the nominate a charity form above or email us at: charities@workforgood.co.uk.

To find out more about all the charities in the UK go here.

  • Alzheimer's Research UK

    Alzheimer’s Research UK firmly believes in the power of research to create a world free from the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia. We fund pioneering research that will make a real difference to people’s lives – now and in the future.

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  • Alzheimer's Society

    Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

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  • British Heart Foundation

    We are the UK's number one heart charity and through 50 years of funding cutting edge research we have already made a big difference to people's lives. Our mission is to win the fight against cardiovascular disease and our vision is a world in which people do not die prematurely or suffer from cardiovascular disease.

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  • Diabetes UK

    Diabetes UK is the UK’s leading diabetes charity, our mission is that by bringing people together to work in partnership, we will support those living with diabetes, prevent Type 2 diabetes, make research breakthroughs, and ultimately find a cure.

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  • Evelina London

    Evelina London Children's Healthcare is part of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust. We are the second largest provider of children's services in London. Our vision is to be a world leading centre of life-changing care for children, young people and their families.

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  • Mencap

    Our vision is a world where people with a learning disability are valued equally, listened to and included. Right now, people with a learning disability face inequalities in every area of life. We need to tackle the issues head on through tireless campaigning and the delivery of high quality support and services to the people who need us.

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  • Plan International UK

    Plan International UK recognises the power and potential of every single child and strives to advance children’s rights and equality for girls all over the world. We work alongside children, young people, supporters and partners to tackle the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

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  • Sue Ryder

    We provide incredible hospice and neurological care for people facing a frightening, life-changing diagnosis. It’s not just expert medical care we provide. It’s the emotional support and practical things we take care of too. We do whatever we can to be a safety net for our patients and their loved ones at the most difficult time of their lives.

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  • WaterAid

    When a community gets clean, safe water, it’s the start of something truly life-changing. Right now, some of the world’s poorest people don’t have access to safe water to drink, decent toilets or hygiene. Without these basics, overcoming poverty is just a dream. When you help us to dig a well or install a tap stand, everything changes.

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  • Action for A-T

    Our mission is to fund medical research to speed up the process of identifying a cure for Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T) or treatments that delay or prevent the disabling effects of this devastating childhood condition.

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  • AfriKids

    AfriKids is an internationally award-winning child rights and community development organisation working in northern Ghana to alleviate child suffering and poverty. Our work in education, child protection, healthcare and livelihoods follows a simple philosophy: Listen to what a community knows they need, empower them to make the necessary changes themselves and sustain any change that is made without dependence on aid.

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  • Artists’ General Benevolent Institution (The)

    The Artists’ General Benevolent Institution (AGBI) is one of the oldest charities in the United Kingdom. The AGBI financially supports professional artists in need living in England, Wales or Northern Ireland who cannot work or earn due to accident, illness or older age. The AGBI is a charity run for artists by artists.

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  • Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

    ​Battersea Dogs & Cats Home rehome dogs and cats. They ​aim to never turn away a dog or cat in need of help, caring for them until their owners or loving new homes can be found, no matter how long it takes. They are champions for, and supporters of, vulnerable dogs and cats, determined to create lasting changes for animals in our society. Every year, they care for over 8,000 dogs and cats.

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  • Brain & Spine Foundation

    There are more than 350 different conditions of the brain and spine and together they affect more than 12 million people in the UK. Neurological conditions and associated treatments are often complex and poorly understood by those affected. The Brain & Spine Foundation exists to provide this information and to be there during diagnosis, treatments and in the longer term, to answer questions and provide support throughout a patient's journey.

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  • Bristol Old Vic

    Bristol Old Vic is a not-for-profit organisation and a registered charity that relies on the generous support of a range of our audiences and partners to support our pioneering artistic productions, and for our work supporting schools, young people and emerging artists across Bristol and the South West.

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  • British Forces Foundation (The)

    The British Forces Foundation aims to boost and maintain the morale of the men and women of our Armed Forces by providing high quality entertainment and other innovative programmes designed to demonstrate public support for the work they do and the sacrifices they are prepared to make.

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  • Burgh House

    Burgh House is a Queen Anne Grade I listed house set in a beautiful garden. Run by the Burgh House Trust, a registered charity, it serves the community as an arts and crafts exhibition centre, meeting place, and party and wedding venue.

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  • Candoco Dance Company

    25 years ago Candoco changed the contemporary dance landscape forever. The UK’s first professional company of disabled and non-disabled dancers, we make outstanding work with world-class choreographers that invites audiences to challenge perceptions of what dance can be. Learning projects provide access to high quality teaching for people participating in dance for enjoyment, or as part of a developing career.

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  • Carers UK

    Looking after someone is rewarding but it can also be lonely and bewildering. At these times, you need people around you who really understand caring. We help by sharing experiences and offering support. Our Board of Trustees is primarily made up of carers so we're rooted in real experiences and we're here to make life better for carers.

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  • Caring in Bristol

    Caring in Bristol is a small, effective and local charity delivering support to homeless and vulnerable people in Bristol 365 days a year. We are striving to create a society where everyone has a home, has hope and is part of their community. We deliver projects around homelessness, engaging an amazing community of volunteers, bringing people together to make change happen.

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  • Challengers

    Challengers is an organisation that provides essential play and leisure opportunities to disabled children and young people aged 2 -25. Challengers provides a full inclusive environment for all children and young people to enjoy whilst parents can access a short break from the demands of caring. Challengers is all about fun, and enabling it for everyone.

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  • Children & the Arts

    Children & the Arts engages with disadvantaged children nationwide who do not have access to high-quality arts activity because of either social or economic barriers. We use the arts as a platform to inspire and enable development amongst those who are hardest to reach. Through our work, children learn that cultural venues are welcoming, accessible and exciting places to visit.

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  • CityWest Leisure

    CityWest Leisure has been established to provide opportunities for people to learn, participate and work in sport and leisure associated activities by advancing their education and providing facilities for recreation and other leisure time occupations and to assist a community to grow to full maturity as individuals and as members of society, and so that their lives may be improved.

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  • Compass Children’s Charity

    Compass Children’s Charity work with programme partners in Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Mexico who help 10,000 street children a year. We have a worldwide mandate and will be working with other Street children projects to ensure, all street children, everywhere, have a voice. A safe world where children have access to education, their rights are protected, they are treated equally.

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  • Cool Earth

    Cool Earth is the charity that works alongside indigenous villages to halt rainforest destruction. We put local people back in control, giving them the resources they need to keep their forest intact. And by saving at-risk rainforest, we form shields for millions of acres of neighbouring forest.

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  • DDMT

    Lt Dougie Dalzell MC lost his life in Afghanistan as a result of an IED explosion. Forefront in Dougie’s mind was always the safe return of his men. For this reason, we know his main concern would be the care of those injured on operation and their families. We support soldiers who give so much for their country.

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  • Disability Law Service

    Disability Law Service was established in 1975 to ensure that disabled people have access to their rights and justice. Our service provides vital, free legal advice to those with disabilities and their carers, which is crucial at a time when there has been a reduction in public funds available to assist disabled people in accessing legal services.

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  • Donate4Refugees

    Our aim is simply to help children and adult Refugees; those escaping war, persecution or natural disaster. We raise money to pay for urgent and often life-saving aid - food, clothes, shoes, shelter, education, more. And we partner with volunteers on-the-ground at camps and cities across Europe to achieve the most impactful delivery.

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  • ECHO

    ECHO’s mission is to provide support for children and young people with heart conditions who receive treatment at the Evelina Children’s Hospital and the outreach clinics at local General Hospitals attended by Evelina Cardiologists. Our close working relationship with the hospital enables us to provides vital patient voice to help Guy’s & St Thomas’s NHS Trust shape its services for congenital heart disease.

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  • Elephant Family

    Elephant Family is a small dynamic NGO on a mission to save a forgotten species from extinction. We look out for both elephants and human families, funding pioneering solutions such as elephant corridors. We work through a network of first class conservation partners, empowering local experts rather than imposing Western ideas on operations.

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  • Elizabeth's Legacy of Hope

    Millions of child amputees live in developing countries. 95% do not have prosthetics. Only one in ten will go to school. Help us change their lives by providing prosthetics, medical care and access to education.

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  • emerge poverty free

    EPF believes that investing in women and girls in east Africa is critical to building strong communities independent from aid. We are working to save lives of mothers and babies with our Safe Birth Project in Uganda. We partner with local organisations to provide sustainable solutions to poverty, training community midwives and parents, and preventing infections through safe birth kits.

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  • FareShare

    FareShare is a UK-wide charity that fights hunger and food waste. We redistribute good food that would otherwise go to waste to nearly 2,500 charities and community groups so that they can provide nutritious meals to over 211,565 vulnerable people every week, alongside life-changing support.

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  • Future for Heroes

    Future for Heroes is a charity organisation serving the British armed forces. When leaving the military, some armed forces personnel need help in making the physical and emotional adjustments necessary to successfully reintegrate into civilian life. We provide free residential courses where individuals are encouraged to reflect and learn from their past, realise their current circumstances and begin to plan for their future.

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  • Galapagos Conservation Trust

    Galapagos Conservation Trust is the only UK non-profit organisation focussing solely on the protection and conservation of the Galapagos Islands. GCT raises awareness of the Islands, alongside funds to support existing and future conservation efforts as well as strengthening education and sustainability projects on Galapagos.

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  • Girls' Network (The)

    The Girls’ Network is an award-winning charity that inspires and empowers 14-19 year old girls from the least-advantaged communities by connecting them with a mentor and a network of positive female role models. The mentoring is complemented by events and work experience to enable girls to be ambitious for their futures, and not be held back by gender or income.

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  • Glasgow Care Foundation

    For over 140 years, GCF has been assisting local families in Glasgow who cannot get help from another agency. We provide basic household goods, support local community projects, holidays for families, and distribute toys and food vouchers at Christmas.

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  • Global H2O (UK)

    Our goal is to provide clean water sources to communities through construction of wells, rain harvesting facilities, and spring boxes. We contract with organisations in developing countries to identify where we can significantly improve lives in a short period of time, with minimal expense and complexity.

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  • Haemochromatosis Society (The)

    Genetic Haemochromatosis is also known as Iron Overload Disorder. The Haemochromatosis Society is here to support patients and their families, to encourage research, and to raise awareness of the dangers of iron overload. Iron overload can kill, but early diagnosis saves lives. If identified early haemochromatosis can be readily treated and patients can enjoy a normal lifespan and good quality of life.

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  • Hand in Hand For Syria

    Set up soon after conflict began in 2011, we were the first to take humanitarian aid into Syria, and we’ve remained at the forefront of emergency aid ever since. Most aid agencies can’t operate in Syria because of political or security restrictions. But we take medical and humanitarian aid into most of the country, using our unique, extensive networks on the ground.

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  • Hope and Homes for Children

    Hope and Homes for Children is an international charity working to ensure that all children have the chance to grow up in the love of a family. Our vision is a world in which children no longer suffer institutional care.

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  • Housing Options Scotland

    Aaron goes to the local “special needs” school and lives 5 minutes away with his mum and big sister. He is a wheelchair user and the council have offered some funding to create a downstairs bathroom and bedroom for him. Stacey is borrowing some money but this still leaves a £10k shortfall which we are fundraising for.

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  • In Kind Direct

    We distribute products donated by companies to charities, social enterprises and not-for-profits. We have distributed £165 million of products to 8,300 charities. They get what they need for their operations and to give to the people they help. Saving on average over £7,000 p/a, each organisation can then use their scarce resources on their core services.

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  • London's Air Ambulance

    London’s Air Ambulance delivers an advanced trauma team to critically injured people in London, serving the 10 million people who live, work and travel within the M25. We treat an average of five seriously injured patients every 24 hours. Sadly critical injury can happen to anyone at any time. Should the worst happen we are here for you, your family and loved ones.

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  • Malaria No More UK

    We can be the generation to make malaria no more and we are determined to save millions of lives from this preventable and treatable disease. We inspire the UK public, businesses and government to fight for a world free of malaria. Through collective action and remarkable partnerships, we’re unlocking vital funds and commitment to end malaria.

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  • Maternity Worldwide

    Maternity Worldwide is a charity which works in low-income countries to help women and girls access the high quality maternal health care they need to be able to give birth safely through the development of integrated maternal health programmes.

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  • MicroLoan Foundation

    We are a very different kind of charity, offering hope, not handouts. We help some of the poorest women in Malawi and Zambia to work their own way out of poverty. We do this by helping them to open a business with the support of a small loan, training and mentoring enabling these women to work themselves and their families out of poverty.

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  • Midi Music Company (The)

    The Midi Music Company is a music education and artist development charity. We have enabled over 20,000 people to develop a love and understanding of music by engaging in instrumental classes, artist development programmes and events. We take a collaborative approach, ensuring access to industry professionals who deliver cutting edge, creative, and inspiring projects in a safe welcoming environment.

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  • Ovarian Cancer Action

    Ovarian Cancer Action is the UK’s ovarian cancer research charity. We are on a mission to take action against the UK’s most deadly gynaecological disease that kills another woman every two hours. We fight for a world without ovarian cancer. By funding research that saves lives, by campaigning and championing this undeserved cause, and by spreading awareness of the disease.

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  • Pets As Therapy

    Pets As Therapy (PAT) is a national charity that enhances health and wellbeing in the community through the visits of trusted volunteers and their behaviourally assessed PAT Pets. We provide a visiting service in hospitals, hospices, nursing and care homes, day care centres and schools across the UK.

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  • Rays of Sunshine

    Rays of Sunshine grants wishes for children across the UK (aged three – 18), living with a serious or life-limiting illness. Every day of the year the charity gives brave and deserving young people the chance to put their illness on hold and enjoy a moment of escape.

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  • Red Balloon

    Red Balloon supports young people who self-exclude from school and are missing education because of bullying or other trauma.We are the only charity in the UK that provide an short-term educational and therapeutic programme to enable our students to get back on track and reconnect with society and mainstream education.

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  • Refugee Support Europe

    Our aim is to provide dignified, humanitarian support to refugees currently living in Greece and at the same time to help local communities benefit. Governments and large humanitarian agencies are helping but they move slowly and their resources are stretched. We can respond more quickly and more personally in ways that really respect refugees’ dignity and individuality.

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  • Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity

    Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity helps to make life better for seriously ill children in the UK with Roald Dahl Nurses who provide support to children with serious illnesses, and their families. They believe every child should have the best possible healthcare.

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  • Safer Dorset Foundation

    We work across Dorset to keep communities safe, prevent crime and empower people to take positive action. It is our mission to make Dorset the safest place to visit and live in the UK by 2021. We work closely with Dorset Police and its partners to deliver services that protect those affected by crime by increasing investment in local services.

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  • Sentebale

    Sentebale was founded by Prince Harry, together with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho, to support orphans and vulnerable children in sub-Saharan Africa, many of whom are affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Through education, psychosocial support, and care we give them the tools they need to lead healthy and productive lives.

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  • Shakespeare's Globe

    Shakespeare's Globe is a unique international resource dedicated to the exploration of Shakespeare's work and the playhouse for which he wrote, through the connected means of performance and education. Together, the Globe Theatre, Globe Exhibition & Tour and Globe Education seek to further the experience and international understanding of Shakespeare in performance.

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  • Shivia

    Our aim is to empower very poor families to create enterprises, boost income and inspire permanent and positive change. We fundraise in the UK and, through our sister organisation Shivia India (Nirdhan), we operate our Livelihood Development Programme in West Bengal, one of the poorest states in India.

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  • SOS Children’s Villages UK

    SOS Children’s Villages is the world’s largest charity working with orphaned and abandoned children. We work towards every child growing up in a loving family home, whether it is with the child’s biological family or a new SOS family, so that they flourish and reach their full potential.

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  • Starlight Children's Foundation

    Starlight grants once-in-a-lifetime wishes for seriously and terminally ill children aged 4-18 and provides an extensive programme of entertainment and distraction to over 500,000 children each year in hospitals and hospices across the UK.

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  • Street Child

    Street Child aims to create educational opportunity for some of the world's most vulnerable children. We believe that every child deserves the right to an education. Our work means that children in West Africa and Nepal have the chance to go to school and sustainably build futures free from poverty.

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  • Streetwork

    We connect with people who are in such trouble that they find themselves on the street. Homelessness is often a symptom of other underlying issues and a bed for the night is just the starting place. Working in a partnership based on respect and trust, we help people to find their own solution in ‘your terms, your pace, your place’.

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  • The Connection at St Martin in the Fields

    The Connection is London’s busiest homelessness charity. We support people away from the streets through specialist services which help people cope with the physical and psychological crisis of being homeless, while getting to the root cause of why someone ended up on the streets. Our holistic approach supports people to rebuild their lives so they have viable alternatives to rough sleeping.

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  • ThinkForward

    ThinkForward was created following research into how to dramatically reduce the likelihood of young people becoming NEET (not in education, employment or training). We provide early intervention long-term programmes to ensure that young people make a successful transition from education into employment.

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  • Transitions UK

    We support disadvantaged young people, to ensure they transition to healthy, happy and fulfilled adult lives. Our unique approach is underpinned by a proven belief that supportive relationships, together with a personal development toolkit, are key to breaking the cycle of disadvantage and to helping young people build their own positive futures.

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  • Trees for Cities

    Trees for Cities is the only charity working on an international scale specialising in planting urban trees and providing volunteering opportunities to bring local people together. We are a game-changing, ambitious organisation that sets the standard for urban forestry worldwide.

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  • VisionBridge

    VisionBridge is an independent, not-for-profit social enterprise, supporting researchers and clinicians in their fight to prevent sight loss, treat eye disease and ultimately restore sight across the UK. For more details on how you too can fight sight loss and support sight, email julian@visionbridge.org.uk or visit their website.

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  • Walk Centre (The)

    The residents of the Hilton Slum in Nakuru, Kenya reside on the edges of a rubbish dump. The levels of unemployment are high and all government schools require regular fees, beyond the means of the locals. The Walk Centre provide access to education, regular meals and financial assistance to enable access to medical care, food and basic housing maintenance.

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  • Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust (The)

    The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust protects the elderly, vulnerable and disadvantaged living in Wiltshire and Swindon who have become, or are at risk of becoming, victims of house crime or domestic abuse by securing their homes. ‘Bobby’ operators carry out home security and fire risk assessments before fitting the appropriate hardware for each client.

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  • Wings for Life

    Wings for Life fund cutting edge research projects and clinical trials with the aim of finding a cure for spinal cord injury. Their research focuses on minimising damage, stimulating repair and restoring function after an injury to the spinal cord has been sustained. 100% of money received by Wings for Life will go directly to research as the charity’s founders generously cover all administrative costs.

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  • Women and Children First

    Women and Children First is an international development charity dedicated to reducing the unacceptably high number of mostly avoidable deaths. In some parts of the world, one in every eight women dies during pregnancy or childbirth. Working mainly with women’s groups in rural communities in the poorest communities in Africa and Asia, we empower women and communities to find their own solutions to maternal, newborn and child health problems.

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  • Worldwide Cancer Research

    We fund research into any type of cancer anywhere in the world. We fund projects in the world’s best research institutions. We fund world-renowned specialists and up and coming talent. We do all those things for one very good reason - to gain a global perspective. Because research doesn’t happen in isolation. The answers will not come from one scientist, in one lab, in one country.

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