Charities

Meet the Goodwill Rocks charities...    

Asthma UK

Stop asthma attacks. Cure Asthma

  • We help hundreds of thousands of people with our expert advice and support
  • We fund world class asthma research
  • We campaign to improve the quality of care received by people with asthma

https://www.asthma.org.uk/

The Big Issue

The Big Issue offers people who are homeless theopportunity to earn their own money; a livelihood.

Our objectives are:

  • Vendor-centric – our charity work is led by the hopes and aspirations of Big Issue vendors
  • Inclusive – social and financial inclusion at the heart of our philosophy
  • Non-judgemental – we work with anyone who is prepared to engage with self-help.

https://www.bigissue.org.uk/

Blind Veterans

Blind Veterans UK believe that no one who has served our country should battle blindness alone.

We provide vision impaired Armed Forces and National Service veterans with the person-centered services and tailored support they need to discover life beyond sight loss.

We help blind ex-Service men and women lead independent and fulfilling lives by supporting them with our in-depth expertise, experience and full range of services.

http://www.blindveterans.org.uk/

Breast Cancer Care

Care, support and information from day one.

We are the only UK wide charity providing care, information and support to people affected by breast cancer.

Our vision: we want every person affected by breast cancer to get the best treatment, information and support.

https://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/

Cats Protection

The UK’s leading feline welfare charity.Our vision is a world where every cat is treated with kindness and an understanding of its needs.

Cats Protection has simple and clear objectives to help cats:

  • Homing - finding good homes for cats in need
  • Neutering - supporting and encouraging the neutering of cats
  • Information - improving people’s understanding of cats and their care

http://www.cats.org.uk/

Combat Stress

Combat Stress is the UK's leading veterans' mental health charity.

Our vision is that veterans will be able to live free from the harmful effects of psychological wounds.

Our mission is to provide timely, effective clinical treatment and welfare support to veterans who suffer from psychological wounds.

Our values are to:

  • Always put veterans at the centre of our work
  • Aspire to excellence in everything we do
  • Foster a culture of respect and integrity

http://www.combatstress.org.uk/

Dogs Trust

Founded in 1891, Dogs Trust  is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK.

Our mission is to bring about the day when all dogs can enjoy a happy life, free from the threat of unnecessary destruction.

https://www.dogstrust.org.uk/

Greenpeace

We defend the natural world and promote peace by investigating, exposing and confronting environmental abuse, and championing environmentally responsible solutions

  • Stop climate change
  • Defend oceans
  • Work for peace and disarmament
  • Protect forests
  • Eliminate toxic chemicals

http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/

Guide Dogs

We will not rest until people who are blind or partially sighted can enjoy the same freedom of movement as everyone else.

We provide mobility and freedom to blind and partially sighted people. We also campaign for the rights of people with visual impairment, educate the public about eye care and fund eye disease research.

http://www.guidedogs.org.uk/

Mercy Ships

We are a team of nurses, doctors, surgeons,and other crew members from all over the world, donating our time to help on board the world’s largest non-governmental floating hospital.

Together, we have helped transform the lives of more than 2.42 million people in the poorest countries of the world since 1978.

https://www.mercyships.org.uk/

Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund

The RAF Benevolent Fund is the RAF's leading welfare charity with a proud tradition of looking after its own. We are there for all serving and former members of the RAF as well as their partners and dependent children.

We understand that making the transition from military to civilian life can bringa number of challenges which we can provide support with, and should the worst happen and you or a loved one suffers illness, injury or death whilst in service, we stand by ready to support throughout the hardest times.

https://www.rafbf.org/

Scope

Scope is a charity that exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. Until then, we’ll be here.

Our purpose

  • To drive change across society so that disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else.

See the person

  • In our interactions with disabled people we consider all of the qualities and characteristics that go to make people distinctive and unique, not only their impairment or condition.

http://www.scope.org.uk/

Sightsavers

Sightsavers is an international non-governmental organisation that works with partners in developing countries to treat and prevent avoidable blindness, and promote equality for people with visual impairments and other disabilities.

What we want

  • We want avoidable blindness to be eliminated. We want equality for people with disabilities.

What we do

  • We help blind people to see again, and prevent people from going blind wherever we can. We improve the lives of people with disabilities, particularly those who have permanent sight loss.

http://www.sightsavers.org/

Smile Train

Give every child the chance to smile

Smile Train is an international children’s charity that provides 100%-free cleft repair surgery and comprehensive cleft care to children in 85+ developing countries. Our sustainable model empowers local doctors to provide cleft care in their own communities.

https://smiletrain.org.uk/


Stroke Association

Stroke Association is the leading charity in the UK changing the world for people affected by stroke.

In the last 20 years the number of people dying of stroke has halved while the number of major strokes has decreased by 40 per cent. More people than ever are benefitting from cutting-edge treatments and making full recoveries. And more people now understand the need to seek emergency treatment for stroke.

We’ve been at the heart of every one of these developments, championing the cause of stroke and stroke survivors.

https://www.stroke.org.uk/

Water Aid

Every minute, every day, people suffer and lives are lost needlessly because of a lack of safe water and sanitation. Help us end this global crisis and transform lives.

  • Our vision is a world where everyone everywhere has safe water, sanitation and hygiene.
  • Our mission is to transform the lives of the poorest and most marginalised people by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene.

http://www.wateraid.org/uk

World Cancer Research Fund

World Cancer Research Fund is the world’s leading authority on the link between diet, weight, physical activity and cancer.

 Our vision is to live in a world where no one develops a preventable cancer.

On behalf of the cancer prevention charities in the World Cancer Research Fund network, we commission research from leading institutions around the world into the effects of diet, nutrition, body fatness, physical activity on cancer and cancer survival. This research aims to fill the current gaps in scientific knowledge.

http://www.wcrf.org/

Worldwide Cancer Research

We fund research into any type of cancer, anywhere in the world

We fund projects in the world’s best research institutions. We fund some of the world’s most diverse and unexpected projects. We fund world-renowned specialists and up and coming talent. We do all those things for one very good reason - to gain a global perspective. Because research doesn’t happen in isolation.  The answers will not come from one scientist, in one lab, in one country.

http://www.worldwidecancerresearch.org/

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