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Just as many critically injured patients would not survive without the service, your North West Air Ambulance Charity would not be here without you. The service is funded by the generosity of the public through donations, fundraising activity, lottery membership and through our network of retail outlets, who provide vital charitable funding to keep our service flying.
Having a life shortening condition does not mean that quality of daily life should suffer. Our experienced team of specialists work together with our patients to make sure they are getting the care and support they need to live their life the way they want to, as much as possible.
Our In-Patient Unit provides a high standard of specialist palliative care and support around the clock, 365 days of the year, for anyone aged 18 years and over.
Our Day Therapy Services provide a place for people to come and talk to others going through similar experiences to them, make friends, take part in group exercises or perhaps relax with a complementary therapy session. The aim is to enhance quality of life and to promote independence as far as possible.
Our Hospice at Home team are a dedicated unit of healthcare professionals who visit patients in the comfort of their own home to offer specialist palliative care at the end of life. Offering symptom management as well as support and advice, the team is there to help both the patient and their family.
We first opened our doors in 1986 and for over 30 years those doors have never closed – day or night. We have provided hands-on nursing care for local people facing the most challenging time of their lives; we have supported their families and friends and we have walked alongside them during their bereavement journey, for as long as they have needed us.
Each year we hope to have thousands of pounds available for grants to children’s charities, individuals and many other causes throughout our transmission area.
All the money is raised and spent locally and goes to children and young people under 18 throughout Lancashire, with mental, physical or sensory disabilities, with behavioral or psychological disorders, living in poverty or situations of deprivation, suffering through distress, abuse or neglect.
Delivered by qualified and experienced staff, CancerCare’s wide range of free professional therapy services are designed to help individuals and their families come to terms with and manage the challenges of a serious health condition and include: Counselling, Hypnotherapy, Alexander Technique, Aromatherapy Massage, Group Activities, Support Groups and a Children and Young People’s Service.
With over 30 years of experience, CancerCare has worked with and helped over 22,000 local people affected by cancer and other life limited conditions.
CancerCare began life in 1983 as a small volunteer led telephone helpline service based in an office within Royal Lancaster Infirmary offering support to local cancer patients and their families in an informal, relaxed manner. CancerCare now has two dedicated centres based in Kendal and in Lancaster and also provides outreach services in local hospitals and community outlets.
All CancerCare Services are provides free of charge; possible only through fundraising and generous donations from people like you!
The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity is the only dedicated charity for patients and research at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre. By choosing to support our charity, you will help us to improve patient experience, fund vital research, the latest therapies and innovations in cancer treatment.
Nothing at The Christie exists in isolation; it is the combination of everything we do that makes The Christie the special place it is. We could not continue the work we do without generous and dedicated fundraisers. By joining team Christie you will be helping save lives whilst having an unforgettable experience. Do something incredible; help us towards a future without cancer.
Without the support of charitable donations from our fantastic supporters, many of the outstanding facilities and innovations at Alder Hey could not be achieved.
How can you help?
There are many ways in which you can get involved and raise money for Alder Hey. From organising your own fundraising event to getting sponsored to do something fun, we have something that will suit you.
We provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care. We are Macmillan Cancer Support.
The number of people with cancer is growing every day. We want to reach and improve the lives of every one of those people. Find out how we’re going about it.
We couldn’t provide our vital services without the people who support us. Get involved in your local area, sign up for an event or organise your own. You’ll make a real difference to people living with cancer.
But our work extends far beyond the hospice grounds. Our specialist nursing team also work in the community through our Hospice to Home scheme, which offers care and support in the family home.
We look after families from across Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales, West Lancashire and the Isle of Man and provide a home-from-home environment for our children and young people, helping enrich their lives so they can live them to the full.
We currently look after 160 families, with each child coming to Claire House for 17 nights a year. During their stay with us, each child has at a minimum of one-to-one care. They can spend time in our hydrotherapy pool, enjoy a music therapy session, sing karaoke in The Den or take part in arts and crafts therapy. And the whole family can be there with them, with private bedrooms and a lounge for Mum and Dad to unwind and take a break from their roles as carers.
Millions remember with horror the terrible abduction and murder of two-year-old James, that happened in February 1993 in the Bootle and Liverpool areas of the United Kingdom.
To this day James’ mother Denise Fergus continues to receive messages of sympathy and support from people all over the world.
The aims and objectives of the James Bulger Memorial Trust Ltd are to benefit and support young people who are disadvantaged by reason of having become the victims of crime, hatred or bullying. To reward those who are judged to have shown exemplary conduct, making a positive contribution to the welfare of others, or society in general.
To do so by providing cost-free travel and holiday accommodation for such children and their families; along with a range of other tangible rewards, as deemed appropriate by the Trustees or their appointed representatives, and to support other organisations benefiting children in similar circumstances, as deemed appropriate by the Trustees.
We accelerate progress in research and drive the campaign for access to emerging treatments.
We offer support to individuals of any age, whether they are about to have an amputation or are already living with congenital or acquired limb-loss and we offer assistance and information to carers, family members and friends if they require it.
All money raised from voluntary income is used to support this work.
The Federation’s aim throughout the UK is to promote both the best renal medical practice and treatment, and the health of persons suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) or Established Renal Failure (ERF).
The NKF also supports the related needs of those relatives and friends who care for kidney patients.
The aim of the charity, is to provide financial support for families who have been affected by the death of a young person, aged between 16-24, by offering grants to help cover funeral costs.
This amazing charity organises life enhancing biennial trips to Florida for around 75 children from across the United Kingdom. Lasting for eight days, the children are given the opportunity to visit all the major theme parks, including; Animal Kingdom, Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. They also have a relaxing and team building day involving time in the hotel pool, a shopping trip and watching a Cirque Du Soleil show, plus a final night party with entertainment.
Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland (Hospice at Home) provides high quality care and support for adults who have palliative and end of life care needs, and also for their families and carers. Hospice at Home supports and cares for patients and carers, husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters, partners and friends.
To provide funding of research into kidney disease, transplantation, dialysis and related disease affecting the kidney direct patient amenities for renal and transplant patients not usually funded support of education and ongoing training of renal multi-disciplinary teams and patients.
Support of conferences and workshops both in the UK and overseas.
Purchase of medical equipment for the benefit of renal and transplant patients.
We create world-class cancer services for young people in the UK, providing life-changing care and support so young people don’t have to face cancer alone.
We know that having cancer at a young age comes with its own particular set of challenges. Our services put the needs of young people first and allow them to face those challenges together.
At R Charity we want to make sure the hospital can provide a world-class service for our region that goes beyond even the NHS standard of care.
Our aim is to raise £10 million for the new hospital.
We are targeting our fundraising on a number of carefully selected areas which will help provide comfortable patient environments, welcoming visitors’ areas and world class medical equipment. Every bit of support we receive – large or small – makes a difference.
All the equipment is in addition to equipment that the NHS can fund and your generosity will make our hospital one of the best in the country
Who we are
We set up the website because we know how scary it can be once you have been diagnosed. CADASIL is a rare condition and not many GPs know about it, so we set up a charity with the approval of the University of Cambridge so that we can fundraise and raise awareness of CADASIL and also to hep, if we can, answer any questions that you may have.
– children and babies health – supporting cancer patients – improving equipment – women’s health – men’s health – making patient areas more friendly – improving the patient experience.
Around a third of St Ann’s funding comes from the NHS, the rest from donations and the kind support of people who raise money to help patients and their families. Every penny makes a real difference to those who really need it–right when they need it most.
Sian was such a caring and helpful person that it only seems right that we try to help others in her memory.
To this end we provide a children’s centre for 0-5 years old where they can come and play and the parents and carers can network and share ideas, tips and experiences. We also offer a bespoke tailor made family support service where we can help with benefit issues, gaining diagnosis, assistance in appointments with fellow professionals, gaining a ECH plan for schools, a counselling service, emotional support and last but not least community activities and events such as trips to the Sandcastle and trampoline parks for example.
All of our core services are absolutely free of charge and the trips out to places of interest are free or Heavily subsidised. We are a non profit charity this is why we need to fundraise for the vast majority of what we do. We think our children and families are pretty amazing, we hope you do too.
Across the UK, 1 in 2 people will be affected by cancer at some point in their lives and research suggests that that the number of people facing the disease could rise to 4 million in the next ten years.
Living in the North West, we are 25% more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than elsewhere in the UK.
As the only independent charity dedicated to tackling cancer across the North West and North Wales, our goal is simple: to put our region’s cancer needs first.
From leading life-saving research projects to bringing better and kinder treatments to those who need it most, the people living in our region are at the heart of everything we do.
But, none of this would be possible without the dedication of our supporters, who work hand-in-hand with us to achieve a cancer-free future – together, we can make our vision a reality.
WHAT WE OFFER
We look to provide activities that increase self-esteem confidence and motivation to keep you going forwards in life. We provide regular social activities allowing friendships to be made, strengthened and mentorship to develop.
We also offer opportunities to increase health and fitness through regular exercise classes specifically tailored to cancer rehabilitation whilst offering advice on diet and healthy lifestyle.
They are fearless in their approach and are making a real impact, directly to the streets with food, luxury boxes, clothing etc. whilst running workshops and training to inspire, motivate and help some of the most vulnerable individuals in our society to gain the skills and education they need to find employment and support themselves. We are proud that 100% of all donations go to helping our extended families without homes. Please do consider taking a leap of faith with us and help us reach our goal of a shelter for youths to help us prevent homelessness in the first instance
Without effective treatments, one in three children born today will die with dementia. Alzheimer’s Research UK is dedicated to changing this. Backed by our passionate scientists and supporters, we’re challenging the way people think about dementia, uniting the big thinkers in the field and funding innovative science to make breakthroughs possible against this debilitating disease.
Alzheimer’s Research UK is only able to fund ground-breaking research projects because of the amazing fundraising our supporters conduct yearly. From volunteering to skydiving, breakthroughs only happen against dementia because of their generous donations. From every £1 that is donated, 77p is helping to power our research so that action can be taken against dementia, whilst the remaining 23p is helping to raise the next £1 and essential running costs.
Connect Minds through ongoing engagement to understand people’s experience of mental health in Lancashire.
Change Minds by challenging stigma and increasing knowledge around mental health.
Support Minds by offering services which meet the needs of local people and communities.
Fundraising is a great way to support your local mental health charity, Lancashire Mind. All the money raised for Lancashire Mind stays in Lancashire. Donations from individuals, organisations and businesses allow us to invest in areas of work where we can see an immediate need, and where there is no other funding. The amazing support we receive from our fundraisers means that we can change lives across Lancashire.
At the Jon Shaw Foundation their aim is to :
– Provide Funding for seizure monitors, alarms and other equipment not available on NHS to help young people living with epilepsy to stay safe and live independently.
– Improve the mental health and wellbeing of bereaved siblings and close friends by providing funding for activities and therapies to support them through their struggles with grief.
– Promote awareness of SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy)
Despite being registered in the middle of a lock down we have managed to support approximately 50 young people, making a difference to their lives where we can.
We are based in Cheshire but we have supported families throughout the UK.
We rely totally on fundraising events by groups and individuals.
Age is different for everyone and, of course, the challenges and the demands are different for everyone, too. At Age UK Lancashire, we are many things to many people – a source of advice, information, companionship and support, among many other things.