Hospital charity funds video messaging service for families of premature babies

A video messaging service to help reduce separation anxiety for parents of premature or sick babies is set to launch at Royal Surrey County...

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge opens The Nook

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge, Royal Patron of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH), attended the charity’s celebration of its new Norfolk hospice,...

#UKCharityWeek partner launches part-funded offering for cord blood stem cell storage

Blood cancer research charity, Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK (LMRUK), has launched a bespoke part-funded service to support families who wish to store their...

Worldwide Cancer Research marks 40th anniversary with First Step campaign

Worldwide Cancer Research is celebrating its 40th anniversary this month. Since being founded in 1979 the charity has funded 1,870 projects across the world,...

CLIC Sargent launches call to party leaders to commit to a Young Cancer Patient Travel Fund

Parents of young cancer patients are struggling to keep a roof over their heads or heat their homes because of the huge cost of...

Young man from Cheshire builds new school in Malawi after surviving kayaking disaster

A young man from Cheshire has built a brand new nursery school in the small village of Chazuka in Malawi, following a kayaking expedition...

Charity urges carers to come forward and seek support

An independent London charity is to hold free drop-in sessions on Carers Rights Day in a bid to encourage unpaid carers to come forward...

94 per cent of people using food banks are destitute and living on just £50 per week

Almost all people using food banks only have £50 a week to live off. That's one of the findings from the Trussell Trust's latest...

Heart failure hospital admissions rise by a third in five years

Heart failure admissions have reached record levels in England, rising from 65,025 in 2013/14 to 86,474 in 2018/19 - a 33 per cent increase....

Charity launches new fund to transform the lives of people facing and living with sight loss

The Vision Foundation has launched a new fund to address the most pressing issues affecting blind and partially sighted people in London today. The Vision...

Manchester United first team players spread Christmas joy at children’s hospice

Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata and goalkeeper Lee Grant, spread some Christmas joy on a visit to Francis House Children’s Hospice. The Manchester United first-team...

32 brave youngsters with life-threatening illnesses gifted a trip to Lapland

A group of youngsters with life-threatening illnesses have been gifted a trip to Lapland by non-profit organisation When You Wish Upon A Star (WYWUAS). The...

60,000 people join The World’s Big Sleep Out around the globe

The World’s Big Sleep Out kicked off in Hutt City, New Zealand on Saturday 7th December; Brisbane followed, then through Asia to Europe, including Edinburgh’s...

Some unique fundraising ideas from TheGivingMachine this #UKCharityWeek

Along with an extensive list of other fundraising ideas, TheGivingMachine provides two easy ways to fundraise for your cause. TheGivingMachine – Shop&Give for Free. Every time...

UK Charity Week Official Partner, Barnardo’s awards volunteers

Dedicated Devizes volunteers have been praised by a national charity for their 35 years of fundraising for vulnerable children. The Barnardo's store in Wine Street...
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