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People’s Postcode Lottery hits fundraising milestone

THE total amount raised by players of People's Postcode Lottery now exceeds £600 million. Since beginning in 2005, the lottery's players have raised the nine-figure...

Applications open for Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage

APPLICATIONS opened last week for the £92 million Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage, which is aimed at helping heritage organisations to recover from the...

Million-pound conservation project to recreate habitat for “ocean superheroes” around UK coast

INTERNATIONAL conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London) along with partners Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) and British Marine are celebrating a win for wildlife...

Beirut blast threatens to disrupt food imports to Lebanon

FOLLOWING the massive explosion in at Beirut's port yesterday which has killed at least 100 people and injured some 4,000, Christian Aid - which...

Landmark £10m housing fund to tackle shortage of quality housing for people with learning disabilities

NATIONAL charity United Response will this year draw from a landmark £10m social investment fund to help tackle the acute shortage of good quality...

Latest Updates

£300million of National Lottery funding distributed since lockdown

CHARITIES and community groups across the UK have received £300 million in funding since the COVID-19 crisis and lockdown began – all thanks to...

Wellbeing support line for NHS and Social Care Workers launched by Samaritans

SAMARITANS have launched a dedicated and confidential listening service for NHS and social care workers in Wales. Funded by Welsh Government, the independent line provides...

Soccer Aid will be played behind closed doors this year in September

SOCCER Aid for Unicef has announced that the world’s biggest charity football match will take place this September at Old Trafford, the home of...

‘Holy Grail’ discovery to prevent disability in multiple sclerosis

A research programme spanning over a decade has discovered a 'Holy Grail' molecular target to protect nerves from damage in multiple sclerosis (MS). The paper,...

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Veteran’s tin collections have been raising charity funds for 10 years

An army veteran from Lancashire has been collecting tins and donating the scrap metal value to the charity Blind Veterans UK for over 10...

Fleur’s run, ride and ramble for Rockinghorse

WANTING to find a way to give something back to her local community, graphic designer Fleur Ashdown decided to set her sights on a...

Young Londoners to benefit from HS2 Community Fund award for summer basketball programme

YOUNG Londoners in Ealing will benefit from a £5,213 grant secured last week being used to provide a grassroots summer basketball coaching programme and...

Charity kickstarts fundraising from new heights

SPECIALIST charity Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland (SBH Scotland) is set to host its first fundraiser since lockdown – a 10,000ft skydive. The charity, which provides...

Foundation cash boost helps tackle loneliness in Gateshead community

A charity that provides lonely and isolated older people with a place to have fun and socialise is one of the first organisations to...
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Charity Today Awards

Endurance fundraiser Chris Leek wins national Charity Today Awards’ recognition

A CLOSELY contested public vote has seen a Parkinson’s UK fundraiser scoop this year’s Charity Today Awards’ UK Fundraiser of the Year award. Chris Leek,...

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...

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Local man receives special award for his outstanding support

WARREN Dunkley is a Care Co-ordinator for Oxleas NHS Trust and part of the Bromley Community Mental Health Rehab team. As a qualified Occupational...
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UK Charity Week

The Charity Learning Consortium becomes a Gold Official Partner of UK Charity Week

UK CHARITY WEEK is proud to welcome the return of the Charity Learning Consortium as a Gold Official Partner Business of the 2020 campaign. UK...
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Official Partner Charities

The Sreepur Village: Continuing to welcome new mothers through COVID-19

As The Sreepur Village has protective measures in place to welcome new families during the COVID-19 pandemic, we would like to share with you...

Over £5,000 worth of toys and activities kindly donated by KidsOut to Alfie’s Hardship Fund

KidsOut a Bedfordshire based children’s support charity has donated over £5,000 worth of toys and activities to help young children, harmed by crime and...

Together for Animals: Dot saves sick brother’s life

WITHOUT his devoted brother Dot by his side, Specks probably wouldn’t have made it. The poorly black kitten was found huddled up with sibling, Dot,...

What does Clear Sky’s therapeutic team do?

CLEAR Sky are leaders in providing Play & Creative Arts Therapy in schools. We use a holistic approach working with parents, teachers and other...

Francis House Children’s Hospice: Delivering care – continuing to be there

Cerysa Doherty joined the Francis House hospice team in 2016, in April this year she was appointed Clinical Lead at the teenage and young...

Official Partner Businesses

Nursery retailer, Kiddies Kingdom, donates 50 cot mattresses

DEWSBURY-based nursery retailer Kiddies Kingdom has made a hugely generous donation to local baby charity, Rainbow Baby Bank, in Heckmondwike. The much-needed donation, which...

Alexandra Workwear continues to shine bright by sponsoring the Cavell Star Awards

THE UK’s leading workwear company, Alexandra, has announced a major sponsorship deal to help support and honour nurses and midwives throughout the UK. For the...

Thank you NHS Poem/video for UK business fundraiser

UK business LifeSearch has been busy raising funds for two NHS charities - Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity and Florence Nightingale Foundation. Since April, the...

Holler it calls on businesses to face up to the mental health challenges of COVID-19

HOLLER IT provides mental health and well-being packages to businesses and employers who are seeking to step up their commitment to those who have...

COVID-19: Free advice and resources for charity leaders

THE third sector has responded incredibly to the coronavirus pandemic, but the strain placed on senior leaders of UK charities cannot be underestimated. With...

Employment & Ambassadors

Professor Sir Robert Burgess to step down as NatCen’s Chair of Trustees

The National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) has announced that Professor Sir Robert Burgess will step down next year as Chair of the Board...

New Director of External Affairs to lead renewable energy mission

A leading charity in the renewable energy sector has appointed an experienced Director of External Affairs as it steps up its efforts to influence...

Four new trustees join The Migraine Trust’s board

The Migraine Trust has announced four new trustees. They are leading migraine specialist Professor Peter Goadsby, former chief executive Wendy Thomas, and GPs with...

World’s largest cleft organisation, Smile Train, adds three members to Medical Advisory Board

SMILE Train, the world's largest cleft organization, announced today the addition of three new members to its Medical Advisory Board – Dr Felicity Vidya...

Anthony Nolan welcomes new Chief Medical and Scientific Adviser

BLOOD cancer charity Anthony Nolan has appointed Professor Antonio Pagliuca as Chief Medical and Scientific Adviser. He replaces Professor Alejandro Madrigal who left the...
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