The British Home is a charity that has cared for severely disabled residents for 150 years. We could only have continued our work for so long because of the generosity of our many donors and supporters, especially those who have remembered us with a gift in their will. Our residents have modern spacious single rooms and are cared for as unique adults, each with their individual needs.
Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. We have been supporting families for over 40 years, and provide grants for a wide range of items, such as washing machines, sensory toys, family breaks, bedding, tablets, furniture, outdoor play equipment, clothing and computers.
Guide Dogs exists to provide life-changing services to the 360,000 people who are registered blind or partially sighted. Our ambition is a future where every person with sight loss has the confidence and support to live their lives to the full. Since 1931 we’ve created thousands of partnerships; making a lifetime promise to provide every one of our guide dog owners with a dog for as long as they need one.
Listening Books is a UK charity providing nearly 8,000 fantastic audiobooks on three easily accessible formats: downloads, internet streaming and MP3 CDs. Our service is available to anyone who has a disability or illness which makes it difficult to hold a book, turn its pages, or read in the usual way.
We’re Scope, the disability equality charity. We won’t stop until we achieve a society where all disabled people enjoy equality and fairness. We provide support, information and advice to more than a quarter of a million disabled people and their families every year.
Action on Hearing Loss, formerly RNID (Royal National Institute for Deaf People), is the only charity in the UK that is dedicated to funding research to find a cure for hearing loss and support people who desperately need our help today. Hearing loss affects over 11 million people in the UK - one in six of the population.
You never stand so tall as when you stoop to help a child. Through the magic of sport, The Israel Sport Centre for the Disabled (ISCD) in Ramat Gan is inspiring hope and joy in thousands of children from all denominations whose bodies have been shattered by serious illness or terrorist activity. Under the loving care of professional advisors and dedicated volunteers, self-confidence and courage is forged from sporting achievement and with it the chance to lead a useful and happy life.
With an estimated 10 million arthritis sufferers in the UK, many people have some experience of the pain, discomfort and mobility problems that accompany arthritis- whether directly or through a close friend or relative. Including a gift in your Will to Arthritis Action could allow you to support a cause close to your heart.
Blesma, The Limbless Veterans is dedicated to the support of all serving and ex-Service men and women who have lost limbs, or lost the use of limbs or eyes, empowering them to lead independent and fulfilling lives. Blesma, supports its members, both young and old, for life.
Est: 1834: BlindAid has over 186 years of experience in supporting blind and visually impaired Londoners. Our services are free. Regular home visits to over 1,000 isolated blind and visually impaired people, which offer both emotional and practical support. (COVID-19 virus permitting).