Terrence Higgins Trust is the UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity. Founded in 1982 when Terry Higgins became one of the first people in the UK to die with AIDS, Terrence Higgins Trust has been at the forefront of raising awareness of the epidemic. It provides services for people living with and affected by HIV and promotes good sexual health.
WaterAid is an international not-for-profit, determined to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere within a generation.
The Survivors Trust is the largest umbrella agency for specialist rape and sexual abuse services in the UK and has been providing infrastructure support to our members for the past 15 years. We have 129 member agencies based in the UK and Ireland providing information, advice, support and therapy to over 80,000 individual survivors each year.
Rainbow Trust supports seriously ill children and their families. When serious illness affects a child, family life is turned upside down and time becomes more precious than ever. Rainbow Trust pairs each family with a dedicated expert Family Support Worker to help them face and make the most of each new day.
Sightsavers works in more than 30 countries around the world to prevent avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for people with visual impairment and other disabilities. 36 million people in the world are blind, but 75 per cent of this could be prevented or cured, often with straightforward, cost-effective treatment.
Nordoff Robbins is the largest independent music therapy charity in the UK, dedicated to enriching the lives of people affected by life limiting illness, isolation or disability. Our expert music therapists help children with autism to speak for the first time, people with dementia reconnect with family members and give those living with mental health problems moments of genuine calm and peace.
The MS Trust is a UK charity that believes nobody should have to manage multiple sclerosis alone. We are here for everyone affected by MS, from the moment of diagnosis and throughout their journey. We’re here today, tomorrow and every day after, making sure a life with MS isn’t a life defined by MS.
We believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. We’re here for you. Today. Now. We’re on your doorstep, on the end of a phone or online. Whether you’re stressed, depressed, or in crisis. We’ll listen, give you support and advice, and fight your corner. And we’ll push for a better deal and respect for everyone experiencing a mental health problem.
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is the UK’s leading charity with a vision of seas full of life. For over 30 years MCS has been the voice for the sea – for all the fascinating creatures that live beneath the waves, for our breathtaking coastal environment, for those who make a sustainable living from the sea and for everyone who simply enjoys visiting the beach and our glorious coastline.
Marie Curie is there to help people and families living with a terminal illness make the most of the time they have together by delivering expert care, emotional support, research and guidance.
Since 1970, KIDS has been transforming the lives of disabled chidlren, young people and their families. We support over 13,500 disabled children across England with life-changing programmes, whilst helping the families to thrive, not just survive. Our aim is for all disbled children to be able to realise their aspirations. Thank you for helping us to continue our vital work.
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People trains dogs that help deaf people leave loneliness behind and reconnect with life. The charity trains its clever dogs to alert deaf people to important and life-saving sounds such as the smoke alarm, intruder alarm, oven timer and alarm clock. Equally as important, hearing dogs provide constant companionship and emotional support to their deaf partners, which is completely life-changing.
Dementia UK provides specialist dementia support for families through our Admiral Nurse services. When things get challenging or difficult for people with dementia and their families, Admiral Nurses work alongside them. They give the one-to-one support, guidance and practical solutions people need, and that can be hard to find elsewhere.
The Honeypot Children’s Charity is the only UK charity that provides ongoing annual Respite and Learning Breaks to young carers across the UK, ages 5-12. Honeypot children are the main carers in their households that look after a disabled or severely ill parent and often this care extends to any younger siblings too. Honeypot provides these children with a safe and nurturing environment in which to develop their full potential and gives the children a break from their demanding and stressful home lives.
Children with Cancer UK is the nation’s leading charity dedicated to research into childhood cancer. The charity liberates visionary researchers and accelerates breakthroughs so that more children with cancer can ring the end of treatment bell. With your help we can fight the injustice of cancer in children and keep families together for longer.
Beat exists to end the pain and suffering and loss of life among people affected by eating disorders. We are the foremost national charity for eating disorders and have a positive reputation within our field, among beneficiaries and clinical experts. We support the 1.25 million people in the UK who have an eating disorder at any one time. Parents, siblings and other family members are also seriously affected and we are there for all carers, as well as the professionals working with those affected.
Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity, focused on addressing the growing dementia crisis from all sides. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.
Action on Addiction provides life-saving treatment to individuals and families affected by addiction. Our mission is to offer more individuals, families and communities the chance of help, hope and freedom from addiction.