Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Paul Hamlyn Foundation: Backbone Fund awards £1.3m to bolster sector voice

PAUL Hamlyn Foundation (PHF) has made grants totalling £1.3m to seven organisations selected in the latest round of the Backbone Fund. The funding aims...

Hospice unveils vision to end North Wales postcode care lottery

A HOSPICE is on course to open a £500,000 satellite unit that will create 15 jobs and provide vital end-of-life care for patients in...

Blackpool Grand Theatre’s 125th-anniversary event a major success

A host of star-studded names attended a special anniversary event to commemorate one of the region’s most iconic theatres. More than 350 people from...

Ten years of The Challenge

Social integration charity The Challenge today celebrates its 10th anniversary. Established in 2009, the national organisation, which has seven offices across the country and employs...

Southampton schools install life-saving cardiac equipment

Calmore junior and infants schools in Southampton have taken delivery of a defibrillator, thanks to support from Wessex Heartbeat. Defibrillators give a high energy electric...

Young women’s charity shares empowering stories to celebrate 30 years

Leeds-based charity Getaway Girls is celebrating its 30th year this May by sharing 30 empowering stories from young women across the city whose lives...

Research: Teenagers isolating themselves because of body image anxiety

Almost a third (30%) of secondary school pupils isolate themselves to avoid activities because of body image anxiety while more than half (52%) worry...

Big Hearts celebrates the first year of Big Hearts Supporters

Big Hearts Community Trust, the official charity of Heart of Midlothian, has proudly revealed that over 1,250 Hearts fans are now Big Hearts Supporters, one...

Dogs Trust awards rare Argus Medal to its 20th recipient

Dogs Trust has awarded Jenny Thomas, of north London, the Phyllis Mayer Argus Medal in recognition of her outstanding commitment to fundraising on behalf...

HRH issues a message to mark the start of hospice campaign

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, Royal Patron of EACH, has recorded a video message to celebrate and mark the beginning of Children’s Hospice Week....

Children’s hospices ‘a truly heart-warming example to us all’, says The Duchess of Cambridge

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has said charities like East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) provide 'a truly heart-warming example to us all, creating life-long...

Charities welcome urgent call to reverse public health funding cuts

The Richmond Group of Charities, 14 of the leading health and social care organisations in the voluntary sector, have united behind a call to...

Cross party call for action on charity lottery reform

Leading Conservative MP Priti Patel and Labour peer Lord Boateng have given their support for charity lottery reform and are urging the UK Government...

Dad of premature baby shares his story ahead of Father’s Day to support charity campaign

As Father's Day approaches, a Surrey dad shares his experience of having a premature baby to raise awareness of a local charity's campaign to...

Derby Half Marathon hailed a success as charities receive cash boost

Some came for a personal challenge, a few hoping to win and others to simply get round but all helped make the Derby Half...
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