Action for M.E. is the UKs leading charity dedicated to improving the lives of people with M.E. We have been at the forefront of the campaign for more research, better treatments and services since 1987, and we provide information and support to people affected by the condition.
Action Medical Research is dedicated to creating a future without disease and disability. Our work is not restricted to any single part of medicine. For over fifty years, we have been funding medical breakthroughs helped by the most forward thinking people in the country: our researchers, our fundraisers and our donors.
Disabled people are often poor. Poor people are more likely to become disabled. This is especially true in Africa and Asia, but they don't want hand-outs. They want to be able to earn a living and support themselves. ADD is a charity, which helps them do that.
Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) is a UK-wide specialist organisation working to protect, and prevent the abuse of, vulnerable older adults. We focus exclusively on the issue of elder abuse, not as one issue among many, but as a single focus to our work. For this reason we have extensive expertise that is not available from any other charity or agency. Our freephone UK helpline, (0808) 808 8141, is open Monday-Friday, 9am - 5pm. Should you have any further enquiries in future, please call our main office on, (0208) 835 9280.
ACRE is active in promoting the interests of rural communities. It acts as the national umbrella organisation for 38 Rural Community Councils throughout England. ACRE aims to promote a healthy, vibrant and sustainable rural community sector that is well connected to policies and initiatives at national, regional, sub regional and local levels.
ActionAid is one of the UK's largest development agencies. We work in partnership with over 9 million of the world's poorest people in over 30 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Carribbean. Our mission is to eradicate poverty by overcoming the injustice and inequity that cause it.
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Adoption UK is a national charity that provides information, training and guidance at all stages of the adoption process and has a wealth of experience from generations of adoptive families. We believe that peer support and the exchange of knowledge and experiences between adoptive parents is a crucial part of adoption support.
A charity that facilities free legal assistance to organisations and governments working to achieve the UN Millenium Development Goals. Organises educational programmes to highlight the importance of law in international development.
Aerobility's aim is to enable disabled people of all ages to turn the dream of flight into an exhilarating and fulfilling reality. We also provide a range of fully accessible aviation based education and recreation activities. We offer our services to people who have physical or learning disabilities, mental health illnesses, sensory or who have been injured in conflict. The positive outcomes from the hundreds of flyers who take to the air each year include; increased independence and confidence, as well as transferable life skills for the future. Our services include; - Accessible aircraft and equipment - Flying instruction for the disabled community - Affordable flying costs and scholarship opportunities - Flying days (various locations) - Group aviation experience and activity days - Ground-based education programmes - Mobile and fixed simulators - Social events and fundraising challenges - Medical guidance and technical advice
Afasic is the parent-led UK-wide charity representing the interests of children and young people with speech and language difficulties. We campaign for recognition of their difficulties and appropriate support to meet their needs and facilitate their inclusion in society. We provide information and support for their parents through our website , helpline and range of downloads and leaflets. We are a registered training provider and also from time to time run workshops and conferences for parents, professionals and the young people themselves.
Afghanaid is a British humanitarian and development organisation. For thirty-five years, our dedicated personnel have worked with millions of deprived, excluded and vulnerable families in some of the poorest and most remote communities in Afghanistan. We build basic services, improve livelihoods, strengthen the rights of women and children, help communities protect against natural disasters, and respond to humanitarian emergencies. Our community-led approach gives ordinary Afghans a voice in their own development, making them active participants in shaping the future of their country. With our years of experience, our majority Afghan team, and our deep understanding of local, cultural and ethnic issues, we have earned great trust and respect among the communities we serve. This has allowed us to gain access to some of the most underserved areas of the country. Our vision A peaceful and thriving Afghanistan. Our mission To provide rural Afghans with the training and tools they need to help themselves, their families and their communities. Our focus We particularly target vulnerable households – including those headed by women, or with elderly, chronically ill or disabled family members.
Charity working to eradicate poverty in a Africa and Africans in diaspora. To develop the capacity and skills of members of socially and economically disadvantaged persons and communities in such a way that they are better able to identify, and help meet, their needs and participate more fully in society.
We are the charity dedicated to the conservation of birds across Africa. We work with people in Africa providing support for the study of birds and conservation with the aim of improving the status of both migratory and resident species. We work with individuals and local groups throughout Africa supporting and promoting: Conservation Projects with a focus on researching, monitoring and protecting African birds and their habitats, conservation education, Surveys and assessments of lesser-known regions, the effective communication of information about African birds.
The ACLT, established in June 1996 by the parents of former Leukaemia sufferer Daniel De-Gale, has raised the number of Black people on the UK Bone Marrow register from 550 to 18,500. A blood test will put you on the register. Bone Marrow is a blood like liquid, which can be donated by one person to another person in a simple procedure.
Against Breast Cancer is a registered charity funding vital nationwide research into breast cancer secondary spread. Our aim is to increase survival after breast cancer treatment, through new research into diet and lifestyle and information gathered will also contribute to the development of cancer vaccines.