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.
Church Army is a mission community working within the authority of the Anglican Church throughout the UK and Ireland. We believe that God loves everyone, and everyone is significant in his eyes. Working beyond church buildings, on the ground in challenging situations, we share our faith through words and action to transform lives and communities.
Kidney disease is a silent killer. Over three million people in the UK are suffering from it right now. An estimated one million don’t even know they have it and there is no cure. Now in our 50th year, Kidney Research Yorkshire formerly Yorkshire Kidney Research Fund, has supported award- winning and internationally - recognised research, saving and improving the lives of sufferers.
All of us would surely wish our children and future generations to be spared the effects of violent conflict and war. To understand why conflict happens and the importance of reconciliation (both at a personal level and in the wider context) we can learn much from the work carried out over the years by the peace movement.
Royal Armouries is the UK’s national museum of arms and armour. We hold in trust for the nation one of the greatest and most comprehensive collections ever assembled – a treasure of international importance which belongs to all of us.
St. Gemma's Hospice provides the best possible care and quality of life for local people with cancer and other life threatening illnesses. The Hospice is a friendly, warm and safe place at the heart of the local community with a large range of expert services to support patients, their families and friends.
St John's school for the deaf is a day and boarding school for hearing impaired pupils aged 5 to 19. Pupils are taught by specialist teachers of the deaf and emphasis is placed on helping them to develop, understand and use spoken language. This approach is underpinned by a commitment to the use of technology to provide children with maximum access to speech.
Wakefield Hospice is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2020 and is asking supporters to pledge a gift in their Wills this year to help care for local families in the future. Since it opened in April 1990 the hospice has supported thousands of people with life-limiting illnesses through its inpatient ward, Day Therapy unit and bereavement support service.