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.
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.
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.
Chailey Heritage Foundation is a pioneering charity providing education, care and transition services for young people aged 3-25 with complex physical disabilities and health needs. Since 1903, we have been helping children and young people to reach their potential. Over the past 100 years we have continued to develop pioneering communication and mobility technology to maximise our young people’s abilities and help them to participate in a wide range of educational, sporting and leisure activities.
DDP supports disabled and very poor marginalised people in countries in Africa and Asia through projects implemented by our local partners in Ethiopia, India, Mozambique, Nepal and Burundi. Together we aim to achieve equality of opportunity and inclusion in education, health and livelihoods for people with disabilities and also for people whose disabilities are not immediately visible, such as mental illness and hearing disabilities; and vulnerable people, marginalised communities of former refugees, and tribal communities.
Dogs for Good is an innovative charity, exploring ways dogs can help people overcome specific challenges and enrich and improve lives and communities. Our dogs are truly life-changing. Our specially trained assistance dogs support adults and children in their homes and in the community. We work with people with a range of disabilities and also children with autism.