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Changing Faces

We are the UK’s only charity providing free services for anyone with a visible difference – any kind of mark, scar or condition affecting appearance. Our services include counselling, a helpline, peer support, an online forum and self-help factsheets, and specialist skin camouflage consultations. We challenge discrimination, and campaign for a world that values and respects difference. www.changingfaces.org.uk

www.changingfaces.org.uk

Charity

Registered charity no. 1011222

Member since July 2020

Latest News

BBC Lifeline Appeal 2021

BBC Lifeline Appeal 2021

We were delighted that the BBC chose to feature Changing Faces for their May Lifeline Appeal programme.

Hosted by TV Presenter and Personality Gail Porter, who has alopecia, our Appeal focuses on Changing Faces’ support for children and young people.

Our teenage champions Sophie (pictured), Marcus and David, alongside our fantastic ambassador Tulsi, share their experiences of living with a visible difference and the positive impact that Changing Faces has had on their lives.

Watch our BBC Lifeline Appeal on iPlayer now: https://lnkd.in/gwiu7vi

Pledge To Be Seen: Calling on brands to represent more people with visible difference

Pledge To Be Seen: Calling on brands to represent more people with visible difference

Many people with a visible difference feel that people who look different are ignored by brands. Help change that by joining Pledge To Be Seen.

Over half of those we surveyed with a visible difference felt that people who look different are regularly ignored by brands.

By joining our Pledge To Be Seen campaign, your company can help change that.

WHAT IS PLEDGE TO BE SEEN?

Even though one in five people in the UK identify as having a mark, scar or condition that affects their appearance, more than half of those who responded to our independent research with ComRes said that people with visible differences were regularly ignored by brands.

It’s time for people with a visible difference to be seen and heard. That’s why Changing Faces launched the Pledge To Be Seen campaign. It’s our call to companies and brands to represent more people with a visible difference.

Avon UK was the first business to sign the pledge. As part of their Pledge To Be Seen commitment they’ve run a series of advertising and marketing campaigns featuring our ambassadors as models and sharing their stories.

If your organisation would like to be part of Pledge To Be Seen, simply complete a form on our website: https://bit.ly/3w9rp74