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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...

Government has failed to step in and provide necessary support, says charity

FREDERICKS Foundation, a registered charity and responsible finance provider, has announced the availability of funding that will act as a lifeline to charities and...

Featured News

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...

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust sets new course through COVID-19

YOUNG people in recovery from cancer will still be able to get the support they need in 2020 after the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust...

Big Issue sets out plan for vendors’ safe return to selling the magazine on UK streets

The Big Issue Group has confirmed details of its plan for vendors' return on Monday 6th July to selling the magazine in England, Scotland...

Cookalong TV launches with a mission to support charities in need

WHILE lockdown has affected everyone, charities, in particular, have really struggled to cope with the lack of fundraising opportunities and resulting loss of funding....
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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...

Brunelcare open outdoor space to visitors

Brunelcare's Deerhurst Care Home, as of 1st July, has allowed visitors into the gardens of their care home to finally reunite their loved ones...

Plans to support international students despite 50% drop in numbers

FRIENDS International announced today that it is accelerating plans to support international students as they return to universities in September 2020, despite forecasts predicting...

BHF urges the nation to get active as lockdown lifts to help improve health

EXERCISE and the great outdoors have taken a backseat as Brits have increased their gaming, phone time and TV during the lockdown, according to...

Charity poster boy gains recognition from the Queen

A fundraiser for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity has received the royal seal of approval from the Queen. Mick Britton, of Woodlaithes, Rotherham, is...

Fundraising & Grants

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,...

Quarantine Quizzers raise over £16,000 for local hospice charity

HUNDREDS of virtual quizzers have shown their support for a local hospice charity by signing up to take part in Havens Hospices' weekly virtual...

Families pull together to help Bristol Charity raise a massive £10,000

FAMILIES from across Brunelcare, a Bristol-based charity supporting older people in the South West for nearly 80-years, have grouped together to create a Crowdfunding...

Thirteen-year-old walks five miles to school each day – even though he is being home-schooled

Thirteen-year-old Joshua Hoyle gets up at 6.30am and walks five miles to and from school with a bag laden with textbooks – even though...

Charity Today Awards

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

Editor pays tribute to Charity Today’s Special Recognition Award winner Graham Bell MBE who has passed away

In loving memory of Graham Bell MBE When writing an article, I always tend to start by looking around me for some inspiration. I brain...

Stronger together: The Sleep Charity acquires The Sleep Council

Award-winning voluntary organisation, The Sleep Charity and 25-year-old, not...

Luke and Blake re-release 1967 single Big Day for Parkinson’s UK

SIXTIES music duo Luke and Blake has re-released their...

HRH The Prince of Wales extends his Patronage of Tŷ Hafan

"It is a tremendous boost to all our families...
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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

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...

The Charity Learning Consortium: eLearning to the rescue

eLearning has proved invaluable in the rush to upskill both staff and volunteers in the coronavirus pandemic, enabling St John Ambulance Cymru to support...

Employees run first lap in virtual round the world race for NHS Charities Together

Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is excited to share how its employees' UK & Ireland Isolation Charity Challenge raised more than £7000...

Hyped Marketing become proud sponsors of SimPal

The Hyped Marketing team has announced they have recently become official sponsors of SimPal! SimPal is a charity providing free, pre-paid SIM cards to those...

Employment

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...

Savera UK appoints first ever CEO

SAVERA UK, a leading charity tackling culturally-specific abuse such as 'honour'-based abuse and violence (HBA/HBV) forced marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM) in the...

National Lottery Community Fund Chair appointments

THE National Lottery Community Fund, the UK's largest funder of community activity in the UK, has today announced the appointment of new Chairs of...

UK Community Foundations appoints Rosemary Macdonald as CEO

UK Community Foundations has appointed Rosemary Macdonald as CEO. She joins UKCF permanently from Wiltshire Community Foundation of which she was CEO for twelve...

Sir Norman Lamb takes on voluntary role with national charity

THE National Autistic Society is delighted to announce that Sir Norman Lamb is joining the charity in a voluntary role, as a Vice President....
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