The Huddersfield based charity, West Yorkshire Forget Me Not Trust Limited, aims to raise funds to build and run a respite centre and hospice, in West Yorkshire, for children with life-limiting and life threatening illnesses. The hospice will provide specialist respite, emergency, palliative and terminal care in a child friendly family centred environment and support for parents and siblings.
FreeRice is a sister site of the world poverty site, Poverty.com, and has two goals: provide English vocabulary to everyone for free and help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free. For each word you get right, we donate 20 grains of rice through the UN World Food Program to help end world hunger.
The KidsCan Children’s Cancer Research Centre is working hard to cure the 1 in 650 children diagnosed with cancer in the UK each year. KidsCan is looking for better ways to treat childhood cancers so that children can be healthy when they reach adulthood and not be reminded of the dreadful illness they suffered from in childhood.
The Society are committed to bringing high standards of quality health and social care within reach of everyone affected by MS and funds MS research, runs respite care centres, provides grants (financial assistance), education and training on MS. It produces numerous publications on MS and runs a freephone specialist helpline.
The MS Trust work to the highest possible standards and provides information for anyone affected by multiple sclerosis, education programmes for health professionals working with people with MS, funding for practical research and campaigns for specialist multiple sclerosis services.
The Parkinson’s Disease Society was established in 1969 we work hard to campaign and influence Government policy. They believe all people with Parkinson’s should have access to high quality and integrated health and social care services delivered by professionals with a good understanding of the condition across the UK.
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance operates a lifesaving rapid response helicopter service across Yorkshire ensuring seriously injured persons are never more than an average 10 minutes away from hospital. Their highly skilled and experienced team can consist of 1 doctor, 2 paramedics and 1 pilot ready to respond at any one time, 365 days a year.