Nov 2018

FRIENDS OF YORK HOSPITAL

Friends of York Hospitals are a group of volunteers who help patients, relatives and staff in a wide variety of roles. They assist in organising volunteers who provide patients with extra comforts, support and (more…)

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Oct 2018

OLDER CITIZEN’S ADVOCACY YORK

Older Citizen’s Advocacy York (OCAY) is a small local charity who work to help people over the age of 50 by providing a free and independent advocacy service as well as helping them to have a voice in the issues which affect them.#

OCAY are our Charity of the Month in Goodramgate in October 2018. If you would like to know more about OCAY and the work they do in and around York, please visit https://www.oldercitizensadvocacyyork.org.uk/

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Sep 2018

YORK WHEELS

York Wheels provide transport services for the benefit of the community. The service is aimed at people over 60 or who have mobility problems or who (more…)

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Aug 2018

YORK NEIGHBOURS

York Neighbours seeks to reduce social isolation for people over the age of 65 living in York & to help them to keep their independence. We recruit volunteers who offer (more…)

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Jul 2018

PANDA PLAYGROUP

Panda Playgroup is a charitable run pre-school playgroup based in Copmanthorpe, York. They also hold three parent and baby/toddler drop in sessions in the same village. (more…)

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Jun 2018

YORK PRIDE

York Pride aims to promote equality and diversity for the public benefit and in particular the elimination of discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity of those living in York and the surrounding areas in particular but not exclusively by:

1) Raising awareness and educating the public about the issues and difficulties affecting the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people;

2) Cultivating a sentiment in favour of equality and diversity in particular through celebrating the diversity of the LGBT community; and

3) Staging an annual LGBT festival and smaller events, including regular social events for the LGBT community in a safe environment throughout the year.

4) P01roviding funding and or grants and or donations to other charitable and voluntary organisations which the trustees shall from time to time determine.

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May 2018

YORK PEOPLE FIRST

York People First are a self advocacy company run by adults with learning difficulties for adults with learning difficulties. (more…)

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Apr 2018

BREAST FRIENDS YORK

Breast Friends York is a peer support network for those who’ve had a breast cancer diagnosis in the York area.

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Mar 2018

BLACK AND BLUE

Black And Blue is a small, new registered UK charity set up to find weird, wonderful or just plain workable ways to promote non-violence to anyone who will listen. (more…)

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Feb 2018

JON EGGING TRUST

The Jon Egging Trust (‘JET’) was established in the memory of Flt Lt Jon Egging who tragically lost his life whilst completing a display with the world famous, Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team ‘The Red Arrows’ at the Bournemouth Air Festival in 2011.
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Jan 2018

YORK THEATRE ROYAL

York Theatre Royal believe that theatre has the power to transform people’s lives. They want more young people in our community to have opportunities to engage with them.

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Dec 2017

SASH

SASH is a York-based charity, supporting young people aged 16-25 who are facing homelessness across North and East Yorkshire. They offer accommodation and support to young people facing homelessness in the homes of their volunteer hosts – a network of ordinary people who have a spare room and want to help.

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Nov 2018

BREAST CANCER NOW

Breast Cancer Now are dedicated to funding research into this devastating disease. They fund research that is entirely focused on breast cancer and their aim is that by 2050, everyone who develops breast cancer will live. (more…)

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Oct 2018

YORK COMMUNITY FURNITURE

York Community Furniture collects and seeks donations of furniture, appliances and other household items which are suitable for reuse, that would otherwise end up in a landfill. (more…)

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Sep 2018

MS SOCIETY YORK AND DISTRICT GROUP

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological condition that affects your nerves. You get it when your immune system isn’t working properly. Your immune system normally (more…)

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Aug 2018

PARKINSON’S UK

Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive neurological condition that causes problems in the brain & gets worse over time.  (more…)

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Jul 2018

YORKSHIRE CANCER RESEARCH

Yorkshire Cancer Research helps the people of Yorkshire avoid, survive and cope with cancer. They are the only charity dedicated to addressing specific cancer problems in Yorkshire, by funding research projects right here in our region. (more…)

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Jun 2018

YORK RACIAL EQUALITY NETWORK

YREN’s overall aim is to reduce racial inequality in York, by improving the knowledge and understanding of the wider community, agencies, businesses, public services and others of the needs of the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) population and the importance of combatting racial hatred, discrimination and harassment.

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May 2018

DISABILITY ACTION YORKSHIRE

Founded in 1937, Disability Action Yorkshire has just celebrated its 80th anniversary. They have been through a number of changes of name and premises but have always existed to provide the best possible service to disabled people. (more…)

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Apr 2018

ACCESSIBLE ARTS & MEDIA

Accessible Arts & Media is a York-based charity established in 1982. We use imagination, ingenuity and 34 years’ experience to create fun, inclusive arts, digital media and training programmes. (more…)

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Mar 2018

HOME START YORK

Home-Start York is a charity that has been offering focused family support and friendship to parents with young children in York, for 29 years. They provide a unique, preventative, in-the-home service to vulnerable families. (more…)

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Feb 2018

CHANGING LIVES

Changing Lives is a national, registered charity which provides specialist support services for 6,000 vulnerable people and their families, every month. Through their pioneering and innovative work, they support people to make positive, lasting changes in their lives.

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Jan 2018

GUIDE DOGS FOR THE BLIND ASSOCIATION

In the UK today, almost two million people are living with sight loss and of those, around 180,000 rarely leave their homes alone and many suffer from depression and struggle with feelings of isolation.

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Dec 2017

SASH

SASH is a York-based charity, supporting young people aged 16-25 who are facing homelessness across North and East Yorkshire. They offer accommodation and support to young people facing homelessness in the homes of their volunteer hosts – a network of ordinary people who have a spare room and want to help.

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Nov 2018

RADIO AIRE’S CASH FOR KIDS

Radio Aire’s Cash for Kids support thousands of children from birth to 18 years old who are sick, disabled, underprivileged or who simply need extra care and guidance. They do this by providing grants to individual children, other children’s charities, community groups, schools and health organisations.  (more…)

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Oct 2018

DREAMS COME TRUE

Their mission is quite simply to enrich the lives of children and young people with serious and life-limiting conditions across the country by making their dreams come true. (more…)

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Sep 2018

LEEDS CANCER CENTRE CHARITY

Leeds Cancer Centre diagnoses and treats cancer for the people of Leeds and the Yorkshire region. It is one of the largest cancer centres in the UK and provide (more…)

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Aug 2018

DRAVET SYNDROME UK

Dravet syndrome is a catastrophic rare form of epilepsy which starts to affect newborns before 10 weeks of age, starting with seizures that can often develop into wider problems such as autism, ADHD, (more…)

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Jul 2018

AVSED

Founded in Yeadon, Leeds in 1992, AVSED focus particularly on people who are frail, socially isolated or have a disability, although they run activities that appeal to and encourage all local older people to become involved. (more…)

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Jun 2018

THE JANE TOMLINSON APPEAL

The Jane Tomlinson Appeal support a wide range of charities across the north and the midlands to improve the lives of children and the lives of people who are affected by cancer. (more…)

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May 2018

FORGET ME NOT CHILDREN’S HOSPICE

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice is a West Yorkshire based charity offering support to children and families with life shortening conditions across West Yorkshire. The charity was registered in 2005, Russell House a 4 bed hospice facility in Huddersfield opened in 2014. They currently support 261 children and families from across the region. (more…)

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Apr 2018

HEART RESEARCH UK

Since 1967, national charity Heart Research UK (HRUK) has funded more than £20 million of pioneering medical research into the prevention, treatment and cure of heart disease. (more…)

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Mar 2018

DOWN SYNDROME TRAINING AND SUPPORT SERVICE

The Down Syndrome Training & Support Service is a registered charity run by and for parents and carers of children who have Down syndrome. They offer support and training for all parents and professionals working and caring for children with Down syndrome. (more…)

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Feb 2018

MIDDLETON PARK EQUESTRIAN CENTRE

Therapeutic riding or equine–assisted therapy is beneficial for children and adults who may present with a wide range of cognitive, physical and emotional conditions. Riding Therapy enabled people with special needs who are motivated by horses, to develop their full potential. (more…)

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Jan 2018

THE PENDSEY TRUST

The Pendsey Trust was inspired by the vision of Dr Pendsey, an Indian doctor who witnessed the deaths of two young girls, whose families simply could not afford the insulin they needed to survive.

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Dec 2017

SIMON ON THE STREETS

Simon on the Streets is a registered charity covering West Yorkshire from the cities of Leeds and Bradford and the town of Huddersfield. Their mission is to provide intensive support to homeless people that have found themselves excluded from, or who refuse the intervention of other services. (more…)

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Nov 2018

OLDER PEOPLE’S PARTNERSHIP

Older People’s Partnership aim to reduce loneliness and isolation, increase health and mental well-being and provide social opportunities for the ageing population in Hull. They do this by providing and delivering services and events across the city and surrounding villages. (more…)

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Oct 2018

LIFE FOR A KID

Life For a Kid aims to help children under the age of 16 by offering funds and equipment to help them lead a better life and to help children who require life saving or life changing operations.

The Life For A Kid Sensory Centre located in Hull has over 30 Registered Special Educational Needs children supporting autism, Asperger, Mowat Wilson Syndrome and more.

Life for a Kid is our Charity of the Month in Hull in October 2018. If you would like to know more about Life for a Kid and the work they do in and around hull, please visit http://lifeforakid.com/

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Sep 2018

HULL CIVIC SOCIETY

Hull Civic Society promotes the city to its own people & to visitors to show off its rich heritage & place in history. They work closely with planners & local companies (more…)

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Aug 2018

CHIEF SUPPORT GROUP

CHIEF (Cystics of Hull Independent Equipment Fund) help provide essential equipment for children & adults with cystic fibrosis. They fundraise for diagnostic & therapeutic equipment for use by the cystic fibrosis teams at Castle Hill & Hull Royal. (more…)

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Jul 2018

CHILD DYNAMIX

Child Dynamix was founded in 2005 and works to support families who are trapped in a cycle of unemployment, poverty, deprivation, and anti-social behaviour. (more…)

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Jun 2018

CRUSE BEREAVEMENT CARE

Cruse Bereavement Care supports individuals when they become “stuck” in their grief. There is one part time member of staff in this Area who co-ordinates over fifty volunteers. (more…)

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May 2018

CASE

CASE is dedicated to improving the life choices of people with a learning disability living in Hull and the immediate East Riding of Yorkshire. (more…)

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Apr 2018

TOURETTES ACTION

Tourettes Action works in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and is the leading support and research charity for people with Tourette Syndrome and their families. They want people with TS to receive the practical support and social acceptance they need to help them live their lives to the full. (more…)

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Mar 2018

HULL AND EAST YORKSHIRE MIND

Hull & East Yorkshire Mind was founded in 1976 and has over 40 years experience in providing mental health services to people in Hull and East Yorkshire. (more…)

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Feb 2018

ABBIE’S FUND

15 babies are stillborn or die soon after birth in the UK every day through complications, miscarriage, SIDs or illness and it is a devastating, life changing event. This happened to the founders of Abbie’s Fund, and the care and support they received from the midwifery staff that looked after them inspired them to give something back to help others who find themselves in this terrible position. (more…)

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Jan 2018

OAKWOOD DOG RESCUE

Oakwood’s policies hinge on the goal of ‘One Home Only’ – it is not about re-homing dogs as fast as possible but ensuring they stay in the home they have found.

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Dec 2017

BLOODWISE

SASH is a York-based charity, supporting young people aged 16-25 who are facing homelessness across North and East Yorkshire.
We offer accommodation and support to young people facing homelessness in the homes of our volunteer hosts – a network of ordinary people who have a spare room and want to help. (more…)

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