Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. We provide practical, medical, emotional and financial support and push for better cancer care. One in three of us will get cancer. Two million of us are living with it. We are all affected by cancer. We can all help. We are Macmillan.
Cancer Research UK is the world's leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research. We are fighting cancer on all fronts, finding new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat it to save more lives. We are entirely funded by the public. With your help, we can ensure more people beat cancer.
Alzheimer's Society is the leading UK care and research charity for people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, their families and carers. To find out more about fundraising for the Society log on to www.alzheimers.org.uk
Coronary heart disease is the UK’s single biggest killer but we are leading the fight against it. Your donations power our life-saving research. Help us keep more families together. Join our fight for every heartbeat.
We’re Mind, the mental health charity. We believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. We’re here for you. Today. Now. Whether you’re stressed, depressed or in crisis. We’ll listen, give support and advice, and fight your corner.
Walk the Walk is a grant making charity committed to raising funds for vital breast cancer causes. Every year thousands of women and men raise money for us by taking on one of our Power Walking challenges which include The MoonWalk London or Edinburgh and The SunWalk London
Prostate Cancer UK fights to help more men survive prostate cancer and enjoy a better quality of life. We find answers by funding ground-breaking research, we lead change by raising the profile of the disease and improving care. And we support men by providing vital information and services.
The Kiltwalk is fast becoming Scotland's most loved way of raising money for children's charities. We organise sponsored walking events across Scotland for all abilities and ages with 26 mile, 13 mile and 10km versions. And kilts aren't even obligatory, any bit of tartan will do. Our proceeds support some of Scotland's leading children's charities including Aberlour Children's Charity, Cash for Kids, CHAS, Children 1st, CLIC Sargent and many other children's causes throught Scotland!
Every hour, someone in the UK is told they have Parkinson's. Because we're here, no one has to face Parkinson's alone. We offer friendship, support, expert information and advice. We also fund ground breaking research into Parkinson's and we're leading the way to find a cure.
Little Princess Trust provides real hair wigs, free of charge to children & young adults that have lost their own hair through cancer treatment and other illnesses. Please visit us at www.littleprincesses.org.uk to find out how we have given away over 6,000 free wigs. Please help us to give more.
The Heart Foundation is Australia’s leading heart health charity and is funded almost entirely by the generous donations of everyday Australians. We aim to improve the heart health of all Australians and to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular disease (Australia’s number one killer) through comprehensive research, education, awareness and support programs.
Children with Cancer UK is the leading national charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer. Our aims are to determine the causes, find cures and provide care for children with cancer. www.childrenwithcancer.org.uk
We raise money so that Great Ormond Street Hospital can provide world-class care for its young patients and their families, and to pioneer new treatments and cures for childhood illnesses.
We are dedicated to improving the quality of life and chances of survival for young cancer patients aged 13-24. We fund and build specialist units in NHS hospitals and provide dedicated staff, bringing young people together so they can be treated by teenage cancer experts in the best place for them.
Most people in Australia have some experience with anxiety and depression, whether it is personal or via family, friends or work colleagues. In fact, 1 in 5 women in Australia will experience depression and 1 in 3 will have anxiety during their lifetime. For men, 1 in 8 will experience depression and 1 in 5 men will experience anxiety. The good news is that, just like physical illnesses, depression and anxiety can be treated. The sooner a person seeks help, the sooner he or she can recover. beyondblue’s work is aimed at achieving an Australian community that understands depression and anxiety, empowering every person, at any life-stage, to seek help. beyondblue is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to increase awareness and understanding of depression, anxiety and suicide prevention in Australia and reduce associated stigma. We work across a range of settings and bring together expertise in order to provide information and programs to support those affected by depression and anxiety, and improve the mental health of every person in Australia. Learn more about anxiety and depression at www.beyondblue.org.au, or talk it through with our support service - phone 1300 22 4636 (local call cost from a landline), or email or chat to us online at www.beyondblue.org.au/getsupport
We raise money to help The Royal Marsden provide world-class care for cancer patients, and to support the hospital’s pioneering work in cancer research and education. By doing this, we aim to help make life better for people with cancer everywhere, and strive for a future without it.
The Michigan Fitness Foundation and the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports work to support and build collaborative partnerships to affect change in communities and improve conditions where people live, learn, work and play.
ABC – Action for Burns and Children - is an organisation dedicated to the PREVENTION of burn and scald injuries to children through basic fire PREVENTION EDUCATION in the home and the REHABILITATION of seriously burned children worldwide. We are currently supporting The Phoenix Burns Project, SA.
Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research is the only UK charity solely dedicated to research into blood cancers, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Your contribution really will make a difference to the lives of the 30,000 people diagnosed every year with a blood cancer. beatingbloodcancers.org.uk
The Australian Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (AMDF) funds essential research into the diagnosis, treatment and cure of mitochondrial disorders, and supports sufferers and their families. AMDF also works to educate the general public and the medical profession about mitochondrial disease. One Australian child born each week will develop a severe or life-threatening form of mitochondrial disease. There is currently no cure and few effective treatments.
Variety - the Children’s Charity is a national not-for-profit organisation committed to empowering Australian children who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs to live, laugh and learn. By giving practical equipment, programs and experiences, Variety helps children in need to overcome whatever obstacles they face and live life to the fullest – simply put, we help kids be kids.
Brain tumours are the most common cause of cancer deaths in children and adults under 40. As the pre-eminent brain tumour charity in the UK, we will change this. We provide support services to those affected; fund cutting edge research to find a cure; and raise awareness of this devastating disease.
Marie Curie Cancer Care provides high quality nursing, entirely free, providing people with terminal illnesses the choice of dying at home. We run nine Hospices across the UK offering free specialist care for patients and support for families. We also conduct palliative care research.
The Swimathon Foundation (TSF) is the charity which owns the annual national Swimathon event. The official charity of Swimathon 2017 is Marie Curie. The charity provides care and support for people living with any terminal illness, and their families.