National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

The NSPCC is one of the largest charities in the United Kingdom and is the nation’s largest children’s charity. It operates across the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands and employs approximately 2,500 staff, with a number of approximately 1,700 volunteers across the country. The charity raises an annual revenue Continue Reading

St John Ambulance

St John Ambulance describes itself as the nation’s leading first aid charity. They are probably best known for the specialist patient transfer services they offer across England whereby they build, mobilise and equip professional ambulance crews to provide out-of-hospital care to patients across the whole of England. St John Ambulance Continue Reading

Great Ormond Street Hospital

Great Ormond Street was founded in February 1852 following great campaigning efforts by Dr Charles West. Formerly known as the Hospital for Sick Children, today Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust is informally referred to as GOSH. Great Ormond Street is the largest centre for child heart Continue Reading

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Support is one of the United Kingdom’s largest charities. It provides specialist healthcare, informational and financial support to cancer sufferers. It campaigns for better cancer care and seeks to improve the lives of those living with cancer. Macmillan offers to provide support to cancer sufferers from diagnosis through to Continue Reading

The British Heart Foundation (BHF)

World-famous charity, The British Heart Foundation was established in 1961, by a group of medical professionals concerned with the alarming rise in heart-related deaths. The charity was founded with the intention of seeking funds for extra research into the causes, diagnoses, prevention and treatment of heart and cardiovascular disease. It Continue Reading

We Love Manchester Emergency Fund

While the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund was designed as a time-limited charity fund to get help to those who needed it most, at the right time, the legacy that resulted from the Manchester Arena attack and the outpouring of charity in its aftermath gave rise to the We Love Continue Reading

We Love Manchester Fund, We Love Manchester Charity

At approximately 22:31 on 22nd May 2017 an evil terrorist detonated his homemade bomb at the Manchester Arena. As fans left an Ariana Grande concert, Salman Abedi, 22, detonated his device in the arena’s foyer area. Of the approximately 15,000 people in attendance, 22 people were killed, 800 injured and Continue Reading

Eid al-Adha: The Festival of The Sacrifice and Charity Work on a Global Scale

This week Muslims commemorated the largest festival of the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Adha, the Festival of The Sacrifice. This festival, or Eid, occurs upon culmination of the Hajj pilgrimage, which takes place once a year, during which Muslim pilgrims converge on Mecca and fulfil rituals relating to certain traditions mentioned Continue Reading

Food Banks – The Trussell Trust and Independent Food Action Network – Stop Hunger in the UK

With the prospect of a no-deal Brexit looming large over the country, resulting food shortages could greatly impact society’s most financially vulnerable people. In the wake of recent political posturing led by new Prime Minister Boris Johnson, leading charities have warned that price rises will affect the poor, with food Continue Reading