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.
When Susan Channon, a young mother, died of breast cancer over 20 years ago, her friends, family and colleagues formed the breast cancer charity that bears her name. The aims of this charity are to invest in the people who deliver care for breast cancer patients in the North of England and to allow doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and other health care professionals.
The BACR is the largest cancer research association in the UK. It was formed in 1960 to "promote the advance of research in relation to all aspects of cancer and to encourage the exchange of information". The Association's membership represents all aspects of clinical and experimental research.
The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) is an independent charity which supports thousands of people who experience tinnitus and advises medical professionals from across the world. The BTA is the primary source of support and information for people with tinnitus in the UK, facilitating an improved quality of life.
Caring For Life has been greatly blessed by legacy gifts from people across the country. These legacies have come to be a vital source of support to our ministry. This expression of love through your gift will enable Caring For Life to carry on reaching out to men and women who are alone and unloved. It will help us to provide a better life for those entrusted to our care. It will enable us to continue caring for people for whom being part of this Caring For Life family is all they have.
Together, we can make sure everyone affected by epilepsy gets the healthcare and support they need - and the respect, fairness and understanding they deserve. Epilepsy Action is a movement of people who share this vision of a better life for everyone affected by the condition.
Swooping in from the skies, the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) fulfils community-powered emergency care across the North-East, North Yorkshire and Cumbria. Operating three helicopters, 365 days a year, GNAAS crews respond to around 1,000 call outs each year. Onboard each aircraft are specialist trauma doctors and paramedics, who bring accident and emergency expertise to the scene.
Heart Research UK is the charity dedicated to your heart. We invest in pioneering medical research, ground-breaking training and education and inspire communities to improve their heart health for themselves. They are things we are proud to have done for over 50 years.
Cancer is still the leading cause of non-accidental death among children in the UK. We need your help to give more children the chance of a long, healthy life. Children diagnosed with cancer often go through lengthy and distressing treatment. Although around 80% of children diagnosed with cancer now survive, treatments often result in long term side effects that limit life expectancy and lead to poor quality of life.
NCHPS, known locally as Bryson's, was founded in 1947 by William Bryson and his wife Marion. It was set up primarily to care for ill-treated and abandoned horses and has expanded to care for dogs, cats, goats, rabbits and other small animals. Our mission is to find homes for unwanted animals and to raise awareness by educating the public especially children, we believe this an important step for the future.