Charity Organizations

Tackling Today's Health Problems Must Not Be at the Expense of Tomorrow's

Simon Gillespie | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Gillespie

We cannot afford to ignore the long-term, slow motion public health crisis we know is coming: preventable illness. More of us are living longer. But as the population gets older increasing numbers of people are living with long-term health conditions, like arthritis, chronic lung disease or cardiovascular disease.

Is Society Beyond Reparable? Or Is It Just a Myth

Kieran Goodwin | Posted 22.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kieran Goodwin

Gang violence, street vandalism and judgemental teenagers. What's next? The list is endless, trust me. As a teen, I have witnessed bullying, self-harm and drug abuse from just people around me. Today's society is falling apart and our generation must get into gear before it is too late.

Weirdo, Mosher, Freak: The Legacy of Sophie Lancaster

Emma Watts | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Watts

Sobriety happened immediately. As a couple of friends took him to the hospital, I remember sitting on the stairs trying to process what had just happened and being completely unable to comprehend how anyone could do something like that.

Free the Children - How Am I Going to Be Charitable?

James Andrew Yardley | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
James Andrew Yardley

I have never really been a very charitable person apart from the usual; sponsoring friends, completing lengthy swims for Cancer Research and Comic Relief & Children in Need donations etc. So when I had to fill in an application form at AOL UK to be part of a volunteer trip with Free the Children charity in Kenya, I was a bit thin on the evidence to make my case as to why I should be picked.

Not All Cricketers or Cricket Tours Are the Same...

Katie Alcott | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
Katie Alcott

Nick's reputation precedes him and every village brought demands for autographs and games of cricket. Over the four days we played numerous spontaneous games in the dusty lanes, on scrubs of land or taking over local school playgrounds, surrounded on every side by excited children, lining up to take their turn to bowl at the master batsman.

A Virtuous Circle Helping Charities Survive

Robin Boles | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK
Robin Boles

In Kind Direct's work generates huge benefit to the thousands of charities and the millions of people they serve every year. Now 17 years on, over 900 companies have donated £130million pounds worth of goods for more than 6,200 benefiting charities. It's a simple solution which makes sense for business, charities and environment - truly an example of The Prince's vision of a 'virtuous circle' in action.

All Eyes on Us

Steve Moffitt | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Sport
Steve Moffitt

The truth is that in the year since London 2012 discussion of disability has focused on funding cuts, particularly to disability benefits, and once again the future seems very fragile for disabled young people - if not bleak.

Beekeepers Look Forward to Sweet Success

Dan Griffin | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK
Dan Griffin

Communities in Kenya have been keeping bees for honey for longer than any can remember -the product both a valued food and a respected medicine in rural parts.

Baby I Charity Giving Abandoned Babies A New Home

Tasnim Nazeer | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tasnim Nazeer

Enfield based charity 'Baby i' is aiming to provide abandoned babies with the support and assistance they need in giving them a 'new home' working alo...