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Macmillan Cancer Support launches annual Coffee Morning fundraiser with new advertising campaign

Today, Macmillan Cancer Support launches its new Coffee Morning advertising campaign across television, radio and digital channels, as the charity proves nothing can stop...

British Red Cross and British Psychological Society join forces to offer expert support at times of crisis

A new partnership between the British Red Cross, and the British Psychological Society, the representative body for psychology and psychologists, will see expert help...

Almost half of all hospital inpatients want to be more involved in their care and treatment, survey shows

NHS patients in England continue to report high-quality care and communication from healthcare staff, including doctors and nurses. But almost half (45%) of England's...

Syria Conference: a ‘Gross Failure of Political Leadership’

A coalition of global children's charities has this week accused world leaders of displaying a 'gross failure of political leadership' after they failed to...

Half a million people with cancer in the UK ‘afraid to leave the house’

MACMILLAN Cancer Support is warning of the devastating impact coronavirus is having on the physical and mental health of people with cancer as they...

Featured News

One million bereaved – Marie Curie announces plans for a day to reflect on 23 March 2021

WITH the news that there have been more than 204,209 UK deaths, equating to one million people bereaved since lockdown started, end of life...

People with neurological conditions have missed out on vital treatment and support

In a recent survey of more than 1600 people with neurological conditions, over 7 in 10 respondents said they had experienced delays to their...

Hestia crowned Charity Today Awards’ Health & Social Care Award winners

CRISIS charity Hestia, a housing and support charity, is the first of our finalists to win one of this year’s ten Charity Today Award...

New charity launches to provide legal aid to the social care sector

ACCESS Social Care, the United Kingdom's first charity to provide legal support to the social care sector, has officially launched. The charity provides legal...

New Lords committee to map nation’s thinking on life beyond COVID-19

THE newly established House of Lords COVID-19 Committee agreed today that its first piece of work would be to collect views on what will...
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Latest News

Boxing charity helps over 600 young people in the South West and Wales during lockdown

As the UK gradually comes out of lockdown, Empire Fighting Chance has continued to punch above its weight throughout the pandemic, supporting 636 young people with...

Vulnerable children missing out on vital support due to COVID-19

Lockdown has isolated vulnerable children and young people from services and means they are missing out on vital support, Barnardo's frontline workers say. In the...

Macular Society achieves nationally-recognised quality standard for patient information

LEADING sight loss charity the Macular Society has joined an elite band of organisations by receiving accreditation from the Patient Information Forum (PIF) for...

Milwaukee postcard amongst 400 received by Sheffield charity’s popular pen pal scheme

A pen pal postcard that's winged its way nearly 4,000 miles around the globe is amongst hundreds received by one of Sheffield's leading older...

Charities receive over £32 million from dormant trusts

Future funding is today announced for a programme that takes funds lying dormant in the accounts of inactive or ineffective charities and puts them...

Fundraising & Grants

Virtual Kiltwalkers step out to raise more than £600,000 for cash-strapped charities

MORE than 200 charities received a massive cash boost today after the £300,000-plus raised by the Dundee Virtual Kiltwalk was doubled to more than...

Derbyshire blind chef pens cookbook for the visually-impaired

A blind veteran from Derbyshire is in the process of writing a cookbook of recipes which demonstrate valuable techniques when cooking and visually-impaired. Simon Mahoney,...

70-year-old will be Winging it this month for local hospice care

A 70-year-old man from Rayleigh has lost stones to raise pounds for Havens Hospices so he could take to the skies in a charity...

Hollyoaks star’s 50km Ultramarathon for Mental Health Unit

An actor moved by the feedback he’s received after portraying a character with depression is now fundraising for a mental health cause. Ashley Taylor Dawson...

Bingley veteran Jeffrey Long, 88, raises over £1,500 for charity

JEFFREY Long MBE, a military and fundraising veteran from Yorkshire, has raised £1,628 for The Care Workers’ Charity after a gruelling 100-mile walk. The challenge,...

Charity Today Awards

Hestia crowned Charity Today Awards’ Health & Social Care Award winners

CRISIS charity Hestia, a housing and support charity, is the first of our finalists to win one of this year’s ten Charity Today Award...

Finally, some excitement as Charity Today Awards 2020 finalists are announced!

THE nationally-acclaimed Charity Today Awards has announced details of this year’s finalists in each of the awards’ categories. The finalist announcement comes with further...

More from Charity Today

Max and Harvey grant magical wish for Southampton fan

SINGING duo Max and Harvey granted the wish of 16-year-old Cariad, from Southampton when they surprised her with a video call on the day...

Battersea issues advice on separation anxiety and post-lockdown routines

WITH coronavirus restrictions slowly being lifted, owners may have...

Funding for education roles in conservation welcomed

A coalition of non-for-profit school residential and educational providers...

HRH the Princess Royal reads for Save the Children’s COVID-19 appeal

SAVE the Children Patron Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, has marked...
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Official Partner Charity Columnists

Meet Smile Train UK’s newest cleft Ambassador, Jen Cross

At Smile Train UK we are very proud of our family of cleft Ambassadors, who have all had a personal connection to the condition...

The importance of having happy memories during the most difficult of times

FOR six weeks throughout the lockdown, sales manager Lian picked up her camera and started taking photographs - adhering to government guidelines - of...

Together for Animals: Changing working animals’ lives

MOROCCO was one of the first countries that Together for Animals member SPANA began its work to improve the lives of working animals. 97...

Clear Sky celebrates a decade of Play and Creative Arts Therapy!

In June 2020, Clear Sky celebrates its 10th Anniversary! Clear Sky was founded in 2010 and initially started providing support to children who had...

5th Adopt-A-Child Programme Opens in Albania

FOLLOWING two years of initial outreach work, we are delighted to announce that our Proptisht programme in Lower Mokra is now officially up-and-running! As...

Official Partner Business Columnists

SEC SDA churches team up with MobiCash to take mobile donations

THE South of England Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (SEC SDA) has leveraged MobiCash, a mobile payments service, to roll out mobile donations...

Volunteero and Age UK partner to drive operational efficiency and promote client safety

New volunteering app, Volunteero, has announced it will partner with Age UK Lambeth and Age UK Gateshead to more effectively deploy its volunteer force. The...

Charitable Travel: Welcome to Weekday Wellness

CHARITABLE Travel, with our friends at Charity Today, Travel Trade Gazette and Atlantic City USA, are delighted you have chosen to learn more about...

North East flooring business donates £25k worth of rugs to Shelter

A North East based flooring retailer is supporting the fight to end homelessness by donating over £25,000 worth of products to one of the...

New company helps age sector charities expand community services for older people

SPARKO Virtual Retirement Community, a new British tech company endorsed by several Age UK organisations, is offering a simple yet innovative platform for age...

Employment

New chief executive joins Overcoming MS charity

OVERCOMING Multiple Sclerosis (OMS) welcomes a new Chief Executive - Grazina Berry - who joined the global charity this week. She replaces Gary McMahon...

New CEO for Wessex Cancer Trust

WESSEX Cancer Trust has appointed Rachel Billsberry-Grass as its new CEO. Rachel joins Wessex Cancer Trust with over 25 years' experience in leadership roles in...

Srabani Sen OBE announced as new Chair of Trustees at ActionAid UK

SRABANI Sen OBE has been announced as the new Chair of Trustees at ActionAid UK, an international charity working with women and girls living...

Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust appoints new Chief Executive

SUTTON Coldfield Charitable Trust, whose origins date back to the 16th Century, is a major Almshouse and grant-making charity in the West Midlands, with...

National charity Revitalise appoint new Executive Director of Quality

Revitalise are pleased to announce the appointment of their new Executive Director of Quality, Joanne Lappin. Joanne is a highly experienced health and social care professional...
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