Manchester-Based Small Charities

Manchester Histories The Manchester Histories charity organises events marking important aspects of Manchester’s rich history. From the 10 day Manchester Histories Festival, to commemorations of the Peterloo Massacre, this small charity aims to make a big historical mark. Greater Manchester Youth Network GMYN supports disadvantaged young people by delivering programmes Continue Reading

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Headquartered in Gland, Switzerland, the World Wide Fund for Nature is an international non-governmental organisation that specialises in wildlife conservation. Foundation The World Wide Fund for Nature was founded by the triumvirate of Victor Stolan, Sir Julian Huxley and Max Nicholson. Nicholson conceived the name World Wildlife Fund in 1961 Continue Reading

Victim Support – Support for Victims of Fraud

Victim Support is an independent charity that operates in England and Wales, offering emotional and practical support to victims and witnesses of crimes, ranging from fraud, to violent crime and domestic abuse. The Victim Support charity was founded as a victim support scheme in Bristol in 1974. The charity’s founding Continue Reading

Manchester Charity Event Hosted by Rod Bond and Formula One Stars

In another fundraising extravaganza, veteran Manchester philanthropist Rod Bond is to join forces with Formula One stars once again. Taking place across Manchester and Cheshire, Rod Bond’s charity fundraiser hopes to raise millions for various good causes. Comprising numerous simultaneous events, across various locations, Rod Bond and Formula one pals Continue Reading

Manchester F1 Anti-Knife Crime Summit

The annual Manchester F1 Anti-Knife Crime Summit is organised by local community and business leader Rod Bond. The ‘Friends First’ Anti-Knife Crime Summit, popularly referred to as the F1 Summit, has taken place in Manchester to commemorate the murder of 10-year old Damilola Taylor in 2000. Receiving a gash to Continue Reading

The Royal British Legion (RBL), The British Legion, The Legion

The Royal British Legion was founded in 1921 by Tom Lister and it brought together various separate organisations including the Comrades of the Great War, the National Association of Discharged Sailors and Soldiers, the National Federation of Discharged and Demobilised Sailors and Soldiers and the fundraising department of the Officers’ Continue Reading

Alzheimer’s Research UK

Alzheimer’s Research UK is one of the United Kingdom’s largest charities. Originally founded as the Alzheimer’s Research Trust in 1992, the charity changed its name in February 2011. The charity raises funding for scientific studies towards the treatment, cure and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. It is not supported by government Continue Reading