Charities for Children and Young People


demelza Hospice Care

Demelza Hospice Care for Children



Contact: 01795 845288

Demelza Hospice Care for Children supports almost 800 life-limited children and their families across South East London, East Sussex, and Kent. 

  rainbows hospice for children and young people

Rainbows Hospice



Contact: 01509 638 000

As the East Midlands’ only hospice for children and young people, Rainbows is a place where life-limited children and their families can find care and support. 


NFT The Songwriting Charity

The Songwriting Charity




The work of the Songwriting Charity addresses the emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people,using songwriting and music technology. 

  Toma Fund

Toma Fund



Contact: 0191 495 6179

Supports children, teenagers, young people and their families in the North East and Cumbria who have been affected by a diagnosis of childhood cancer.



4 Baby Bell




4BabyBell Charity has provided memory boxes to hospitals across the UK free of charge for angel parents to capture precious memories.

  Footsteps Foundation

Footsteps Foundation



Contact: 01865 340376

Footsteps Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for children and young adults with cerebral palsy and other neurological disorders. 

Starr Trust

The Edward Starr Trust



Contact: 01273 778888

The Edward Starr Charitable Trust raises money for the benefit of children in the South East of England; our aim simply; Helping Children Smile. 




Newman Holiday TrustThe Newman Holiday Trust


Contact: 0121 713 1077


The Newman Holiday Trust provides activity holidays with one-to-one care for children with disabilities / special needs. We are an entirely voluntary charity.






gracehouseGrace House North East Children’s Hospice


Contact: 0191 5166302


A much needed Hospice for very sick children. Help us to make every precious minute count for hundreds of terminally ill children and their families in the North East.







Tree of Hope



Contact: 01323 470108toh


Tree of Hope offers hope to the families of sick children in the UK who need specialist medical surgery, treatment,  therapy and equipment in order to free them from suffering, giving a better quality to their young live








Kiya Survivors

Contact: 01273 721092ks

Kiya Survivors is a UK-Peruvian charity operating in Peru building and running educational centres catering to young people with special needs and those who have suffered abuse and abandonment.

Kiya Survivors also offers support to young and violated women and families living in severe poverty.












We are a young and growing charity that supports severely unwell children
and young adults under the age of 21, by sharing much needed hope with

Stars, being a symbol of hope and light remain the 'frame' of our belief
that those young people we support at Share A Star are themselves little
stars and as such require recognition for all they are encountering.

We at Share A Star make a bespoke sensory hand sized star for each young
person to keep as their 'holding star'  based around their personal likes
in terms of favourite colours, characters, music etc;

We keep in touch via emails and our Share A Star facebook and twitter
pages and provide personal cards and messages via the postal system as
well as sending out presents.







Brief Lives - Remembered


Contact: 0780 7531084Brief Lives Remembered

"Brief Lives - Remembered" is a non profit making organisation that was established in 2004.
Our core aim is to support families who have had a baby or child die.
We also specialise in assisting families to trace the resting place of their baby who died many years ago. 









BTUH Charitable Trust 

Contact: 01268 524900 extn 4198

Email :  charity@btuh.nhs.ukBTUH

BTUH Team will be working closely with Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHSFoundaion Trust, who are investing significant resources in paediatric services over the next three years from its capital programme (in excess of £4m) in:For all of these areas it is possible to provide faciliies that are truly 21st Century, but this comes at significant cost.

The objecive of the appeal is to provide the best standard of paediatric faciliies possible tosupport the high quality care that is currently being delivered. The money raised by the appeal will support the redesign of the area to include architectural design, decoraion/finish and specialist equipment to enhance the superb faciliies the redevelopment will provide.The target for the appeal is £250,000 and will run for three years and have two main phases to support the imescale of redevelopment. Firstly, the paediatric ward area (including thecancer and adolescent faciliies), followed by NICU.

We have seen from the success of the Children’s A&E Appeal,installing sensory equipment with careful selecion of toys,books and electronic equipment enhances the Hospitalenvironment, which has an immense posiive impact on ourpaients and visitors. We want to recreate this environment inall our children’s faciliies; the beneficiaries of our appeal will bethe children and their parents who use our services.

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