The principal charities we support are:
The movement continues to grow with every fundraiser held, TV special aired, partner enlisted, and Red Nose sold. Globally, Red Nose Day has raised over $1 billion since its launch in the U.K. in 1988.
Children In Need – BBC Children in Need is the BBC’s UK corporate charity. Thanks to the support of the public, they’re able to make a real difference to the lives of children all across the UK. How do they do this? Read all about their vision and how they operate below.
Children In Needs vision is that every child in the UK has a childhood which is:
- Happy and Secure
- Allows them the chance to reach their potential
How Children In Need Does This
They provide grants to projects in the UK which focus on children and young people who are disadvantaged. They are local to people in all corners of the UK and support small and large organisations which empower children and extend their life choices.
Children In Need is currently supporting 2,400 projects all across the UK. The projects they fund help children facing a range of disadvantages for example poverty and deprivation; children who have been the victims of abuse or neglect or disabled young people.
We fund scientists, doctors and nurses to help beat cancer sooner. We also provide cancer information to the public.A number of bodies work together to ensure that we make the best use of the funds we receive and continue to carry out world-class research.
Without effective treatments, one in three children born today will die with dementia. Today, there are no dementia survivors but research can change this.
Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity, dedicated to causes, diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure. Backed by our passionate scientists and supporters, we’re challenging the way people think about dementia, uniting the big thinkers in the field and funding the innovative science that will deliver a cure.
Our mission is to bring about the first life-changing dementia treatment by 2025.
With your support, we’re working across four key areas of action.
- Understand the diseases that cause dementia.
- Diagnose people earlier and more accurately.
- Reduce risk, backed by the latest evidence.
- Treat dementia effectively.
Through these important strands of work, we’re bringing about breakthroughs that will change lives.