The Donkey Sanctuary was founded by the late Dr Elisabeth Svendsen MBE in 1969 to protect donkeys and mules and promote their welfare worldwide. Funded entirely by donations, The Donkey Sanctuary supports projects to relieve the suffering of donkeys worldwide, and has provided sanctuary and Donkey Guardian homes to almost 20,000 donkeys and mules since it was founded.Read 9 articles
The National Trust was founded in 1895 by three people committed to preserving our nation's precious heritage and open spaces. More than 120 years later, these values are still at the heart of everything we do. We strive to safeguard special places throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland and open them up for everyone to enjoy.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the charity that saves lives at sea, and we’ve saved over 142,200 lives since our inception in 1824. We provide a 24-hour search and rescue service from 238 lifeboat stations around the coasts and inland waterways of the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.
Age UK Bournemouth, Poole and East Dorset works for the benefit of older people in the local community. It provides a range of services including Information and Advice, Day Centre provision, Community-based activities such as pub clubs, day trips, yoga, walking group; a foot care service, help at home service, befriending service to help alleviate loneliness and isolation and a falls prevention programme.
Amber is a small but highly effective UK charity that works with homeless, unemployed young people (aged 17 to 30) and offers them a fresh start. We aim to revitalise young people's aspirations by offering a training programme that focuses on personal development, employability and resettlement skills.
Musical talent is everywhere but opportunity isn’t: family finances and other obstacles too often get in the way. Awards for Young Musicians are here to change this. We directly support hundreds of young musicians from low income families each year, with funding and other help.
The Barn Owl Trust is a small charity working hard to conserve one of the most beautiful birds on earth. Anyone who has ever watched a Barn Owl hunting at dusk has surely been touched by the experience but in recent years these magical birds have become increasingly rare – and the reasons are all man-made.
At Bible Society we believe the Bible can be a catalyst for change for good around the world. But just one in eight languages has the full Bible. So we’re on a global mission to ensure that future generations everywhere have access to the Bible.Working across Africa, China and the Middle East - in places where Christianity is growing fastest - we’re translating, distributing and helping people to relate and make sense of the Bible.
Brainwave believes in a world where every child with a disability reaches their potential. Brainwave supports children with physical and/or cognitive disabilities, whether caused by brain injury like cerebral palsy, genetic conditions like Down syndrome, autism, or general developmental delay.