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Over 88,000 students may be problem gamblers, warns charity as universities return

THE Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) has warned that the drastic change to student life this year could increase the risk of...

Cancer patients to benefit from pioneering CyberKnife radiotherapy

THE Royal Marsden Cancer Charity has funded a brand-new state of the art CyberKnife treatment unit, the first model of its kind in the...

Quick-thinking five-year-old saves dad’s life after seizure

A five-year-old girl has been praised for saving her father’s life after he collapsed. Avaana Samuel was at home in Worcester Park, Sutton, when her...

“MS turned my ‘perfect life’ into a living nightmare,” says gold-medalist Stephanie Millward MBE

PARALYMPIC gold medallist Stephanie Millward MBE will be swimming 100 kilometres to raise funds for the MS Society. The 39-year-old, who has multiple sclerosis (MS),...

Revolutionary piece of equipment will support surgeons operating during pandemic

LEEDS Cares funds revolutionary piece of equipment to help support surgeons operating during the pandemic. Leeds Cares has announced that Leeds Teaching Hospitals is now...

Latest Updates

Cyber criminals stole over £4m from older people in the UK last year, Age UK reveals

OLDER people in the UK lost over £4m last year, according to new cybercrime data acquired by the charity Age UK. A Freedom of Information...

Macmillan to make redundancies amid £175m coronavirus losses

MACMILLAN Cancer Support regrets to announce that it proposes to make 310 redundancies in response to an expected £175m loss in fundraising income by...

Shelter, Age UK and Heads Together announced as National Emergencies Trust partners

THE National Emergencies Trust (NET) is announcing new partnerships with Age UK, Heads Together and Shelter, who will each receive a share of £12million in Coronavirus...

Marie Curie’s appeal for a National Day of Reflection

Over 10,000 people and a group of cross-party MPs, including former Conservative cabinet ministers Esther McVey and Stephen Crabb, former Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell,...

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Fundraising News

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A million successes for hungry children

In March 2020 children’s food charity Magic Breakfast launched an emergency fundraising appeal ‘Keeping Breakfast Going’, in response to the COVID-19 crisis, to ensure that...

Grant giving charity supports Dorset Reclaim with £20,000 donation

DORSET Reclaim, a charity which provides low-income families with access to affordable furniture and white goods, successfully applied for a £20,000 grant from the...

Charity urges supporters; Don’t forget to Remember Rockinghorse

Rockinghorse Children's Charity is urging their supporters, old and new, to 'Remember Rockinghorse' in their new campaign. Since March Rockinghorse, the official fundraising arm of...

Kiltwalk raises £5m for Scotland’s charities

SCOTLAND'S Kiltwalkers and The Hunter Foundation have raised a massive £5 million for over 900 Scottish charities in 2020.  The COVID-19 pandemic saw all...

New Skills Fund to unlock £500m per year employment potential of UK prison population

UNLOCKING the skills potential of the UK's prison population could put £500million a year back into the economy in lowering reoffending rates alone, a...
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Charity Today Awards

Charity Today Awards winners to feature in special UK Charity Week showcase

The winners of this year’s Charity Today Awards are to be featured throughout a special day dedicated to showcasing the charities and individuals that...

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...

More from Charity Today

North East E-bike trial hopes to start a chain reaction

RISE, a North East charity, is looking for volunteers from Wallsend to try out electric bicycles from local company Ride Electric for six months. Seventeen...

Hospice flies to the rescue

JOHN Taylor Hospice teams ensured a Birmingham family had...

Kind-hearted cabbies drop off backpacks to local school children

Cabbies from the London Taxi Drivers’ Charity for Children...

Cardiff dementia researchers supported by South Wales Freemasons

RESEARCH into a crucial protein linked to the development...
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UK Charity Week

An introduction to new UK Charity Week Gold Partner Kindred

Kindred is a UK Social Enterprise created with one goal - to become the largest aggregated charitable donor in the world.  Supporting over 40,000 charities already,...

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

Talkback UK: Survey reveals the consequences of cuts

Written by Tony Flower An ITV News report on a Mencap survey of carers across the UK has revealed that 69% of people with a...

Adopt-A-Child: Where are they Now?

At Living Water Adopt-A-Child, we don’t just want to see children fed a couple of times each week, we want to see their lives...

The Sreepur Village: Empowering Women through British Asian arts

In conjunction with The British Council, The Sreepur Village and Sampad, a South Asian arts organisation based in the UK are #transformingnarratives by digitally...

Embrace launches free-to-watch webinar series

REGISTRATIONS are now open to participate in a series of ground-breaking seminars in September being organised by Embrace in conjunction with CJS Events under...

TheGivingMachine: Positivity right now

Written by Richard - CEO TheGivingMachine I've made it a habit to read books and articles on the power of the mind for some time. As...

Official Partner Businesses

Pre-COVID-19 fundraising solution becomes the leading new-age support for charities

In 2019, while spending months organising fundraising events for charities in the South East of England, Cliff Bogle, founder of Virtual Quiz Events for...

Charity Learning: Transforming learning at Shelter

Katharine Nice joined Shelter in 2007 as the training and development coordinator on a temporary eight-month contract. Twelve years later and she has led a total transformation of the learning culture at the housing campaigning charity. She explains how she has transformed from training order-taker to leading an L&D team focused on real business needs.

Jericho win a Centre For Social Justice Award

LEADING Birmingham-based social enterprise JERICHO has been awarded the coveted Work and Welfare award in the CSJ Digital Awards 2020 by the highly regarded Think Tank, the Centre for Social...

The National Trust enlists Fonix to grow its user base of supporters

FONIX, the mobile messaging and payments specialist, has announced a partnership with the National Trust. Fonix’s Carrier Billing platform will enable its user base...

Charitable Travel: People are looking for good in the world and we are showcasing it

By Laura Gelder, Editor, Charitable Traveller Has there ever been a better time to launch a travel magazine as summer 2020? I don’t think so...

Employment & Ambassadors

New Trustees for GroceryAid

GroceryAid has announced three new Trustees have joined the Board in 2020 - Mark McKenzie, Group Sales Director, Nestle UK & Ireland, Dawood Pervez,...

From Chairman to Patron, John Corless OBE continues his 50 years of supporting Phab

PHAB has announced that following his retirement in June as Chairman of Phab, John Corless OBE has accepted the role of Patron, succeeding Lord...

Penny Appeal appoints experienced new Director of International Programmes

PENNY Appeal is pleased to confirm the appointment of Monica Blagescu as its interim Director of International Programmes. The move is part of a...

End of an era for Cheshire Charity Chief

LEADING Cheshire Charity Active Cheshire has formally announced the departure of their long-serving CEO, Anne Boyd. Anne has led the Charity for 8 years, transforming,...

Samaritans appoints Keith Leslie as new Chair of Trustees

THE leading suicide prevention charity in the UK and ROI has appointed Keith Leslie as the new Chair of Trustees at Samaritans. Keith joins Samaritans...
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