CHILDREN IN NEED
- The BBC's annual telethon takes
place each November. Every single penny donated finds its
way to a charity or project that works to improve the lives
of children and young people throughout the UK. None of
this money is used for other costs, such as advertising,
paper, postage or the salaries of people working for BBC
Children in Need.
Their overall purpose is to provide advice and support for
people with Lymphoedema, and advance awareness in those
at risk of developing the condition, particularly after
surgery or radiotherapy. The LSN also works to raise awareness
of Lymphoedema within the medical profession and health
CALIBRE LIBRARY - Calibre
is a registered charity, set up in 1974 to provide a postal
lending library service to people who cannot read ordinary
print books because of a sight problem or other physical
disability. The service is free to members - they do not
charge a subscription - so they rely on help to maintain
and expand the service.
- The NSPCC (National Society
for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) is the UK's leading
charity specialising in child protection and the prevention
of cruelty to children. They have been directly involved
in protecting children and campaigning on their behalf since
DOGS - Guide
Dogs relies entirely on the generosity of the public for
income, as they receive no government or statutory funding.
The income helps them ensure they can continue to provide
their services for more blind and partially-sighted people
throughout the UK. Their work provides mobility and freedom
to blind and partially-sighted people.
- Whizz-Kidz changes disabled
children's lives - literally overnight. By providing them
with customised mobility equipment, training and advice,
they actually give them something much more important. They
give them the independence to live a life of freedom.
CHILDRENS HOME- NCH one
of the UK's leading children's charities, helping children
achieve their full potential. Through their services they
support some of the UK's most vulnerable and excluded children
and young people. The children, young people and families
they work with face difficulties such as poverty, disability
and abuse. They are now known as The Children's Charity.
- Since its humble beginning in 1824
- as the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
- the RSPCA has worked tirelessly to promote kindness and
prevent cruelty to animals. The RSPCA is a registered charity
that receives no lottery or state aid. Its £82 million annual
running costs are funded exclusively by voluntary donations
is a UK-wide support network providing information and support
for everyone affected by ovarian cancer. This site is designed
for women with ovarian cancer, their families, friends and
carers, and health professionals.
CANCER RELIEF - More than
one million people in the UK today have had a cancer diagnosis,
and more than one in three will be diagnosed at some time
in their life. From providing specialist health care and
information to practical and emotional support, Macmillan
are changing the lives of people living with cancer today.
WOOD HOSPICE - The Willow
Wood Hospice Team is committed to patients requiring palliative
care, during the changing phases of their illness. They
will encourage patients, regardless of race, colour, religion,
age, sex or sexuality to maintain their identity, dignity
and independence whilst also supporting their family, friends