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  • Smile For Life Children’s Charity

    Smile For Life Children’s Charity

    Email:  info@smileforlife.org.uk

    Website:  Www.smileforlife.org.uk

    Telephone: 0191 2844166


    Smile for Life is a registered charity based Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne. Established in 2007, our aim is to support disabled and disadvantaged youngsters across the North East, enabling them to live happier, easier and fuller lives. We do this in many different ways; providing specialist equipment, wonderful experiences, short breaks and family days out when they are desperately needed. We also provide essential work experience placements at our Café Beam in Gosforth, a beautiful café which is run entirely by young people with a variety of disabilities and learning difficulties - gaining skills, confidence and experience to help them move into the world of work.
    Registered no. 1129935

     

  • Rainbow Trust Childrens Charity

    Rainbow Trust Childrens Charity

    Email:   events@rainbowtrust.org.uk

    Telephone: 01372 220031

    Website:  https://rainbowtrust.org.uk/

    Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity provides emotional and practical support to families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness. We help make life easier for the whole family and with your support we will be able to help more families. Last year we supported over 2,500 families costing us £4.7 million, 97% of which came from our amazing supporters taking on a range of challenges. You can help make a difference by signing up to take on a Wing Walk.

  • Happy Days Charity

    Happy Days Charity

    Email:   rob@happydayscharity.org

    Wesbite: www.happydayscharity.org

    Contact: 01462 530710

    Since 1992, Happy Days has been gifting supportive breaks like trips to the seaside, theatres, zoos, museums, outdoor activity centres, sporting events and other educational and cultural activities, to children living with mental, physical and emotional difficulties. 

    Happy Days supports around 60 children with additional needs every day, giving them a chance to get out, meet new people, develop new skills and build confidence in the face of adversity.  

     

     

    • The Katy Holmes Trust

      The Katy Holmes Trust

      Email:   info@katyholmestrust.co.uk

      Website:  http://www.katyholmestrust.co.uk

       
      The Katy Holmes Trust was set up in memory of our beautiful 10 year old daughter Katy who died from a rare brain tumour in January 2012 after a brave 3 month battle. We have since discovered that brain tumours are the BIGGEST cancer killer of children in the UK and yet the most poorly funded by Government who only give 0.7% towards research. Our aim is to raise the money to fund paediatric brain tumour research ourselves and find the cure
    • Children with Cancer UK

      Children with Cancer UK

      Contact: 020 7404 0808

      Website: www.childrenwithcancer.org.uk

      Email:  will.morrison-ayton@childrenwithcancer.org.uk

      Children with Cancer UK is the leading national children’s charity dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer. Our aims are to determine the causes, find cures and provide care for children with cancer.

      We fund life-saving research into the causes, prevention and treatment of childhood cancer. We fund innovative welfare projects to provide better care for young cancer patients, and their families. We campaign to raise awareness of childhood cancer to protect more children and to improve the lives of young cancer patients, today and for future generations.

    • Caudwell Children

      Caudwell Children

      Email: Challenges@caudwellchildren.com

      Website:  https://www.caudwellchildren.com/services/

      Telephone:  01782 433 750

       

      Caudwell Children transforms the lives of disabled children across the UK.  We act as a safety net for families who are unable to gain the help they need.  Our aims are to change the futures of all disabled children providing access to the services, equipment, therapies and treatments they need.  We want to increase understanding and awareness of disabilities across the UK, and to enable disabled children to reach their full potential in life.

    • The Shaw Mind Foundation

      The Shaw Mind Foundation

      Email:  enquiries@shawmindfoundation.org

      Website:  www.shawmindfoundation.org

      Telephone: 01636 600825

      The Shaw Mind Foundation's common goal is to significantly reduce suicide across the world within 10 years*. We do this by developing innovative ways to support children and the next generation to flourish and cope with the emotional demands of modern day life, and by supporting businesses to shape positive mental health and wellbeing in the workplace. 


      All of our projects are key in reducing suicide rates across the world. We work hard to support children, schools and businesses with developing sustainable strategies for positive mental health.

      *as of 2017

       

    • Teenage Cancer Trust

      Teenage Cancer Trust

      Name: Teenage Cancer Trust

      Contact: The Supporter Care Team

      Registered Charity: 1062559

      Address: Teenage Cancer Trust , Third floor 93 Newman Street , London , W1T 3EZ

      Telephone: 0207 612 0370

      Email: challenges@teenagecancertrust.org

      Web address: http://www.teenagecancertrust.org

      Description:

      Young people with cancer need specialised nursing and emotional support. Teenage Cancer Trust is the only UK charity meeting this critical need. Cancer can throw young people's lives into chaos. Even for those who recover, it can have a lasting impact on their future. You can make sure specialised Teenage Cancer Trust nurses, support teams, and hospital units are there for them, throughout their cancer treatment and beyond. But without your support, we can't reach every young person facing cancer.

    • Redthread

      Redthread

      Email:   fundraising@redthread.org.uk

      Website:  http://www.redthread.org.uk/

      Telephone:   020 3744 6888

       

      Redthread is a youth work charity and it is our mission to empower young people to thrive as they navigate the challenging transition to adulthood by integrating trauma-informed youth work into the health sector. 

       

    • The Street Soccer Foundation

      The Street Soccer Foundation

      Email: hello@streetsoccerfoundation.org.uk

      Website:  https://www.streetsoccerfoundation.org.uk

      Telephone:  01634 957 077

       

      The Street Soccer Foundation is a non-profit organisation which uses football as a catalyst to improve the lives of vulnerable and homeless young people across the country. Our nationally acclaimed flagship 'Street Soccer Academy' provides a 10-week learning and development programme for 16-24 year olds (male and female), offering selected young participants a fusion of professional football coaching, growth mindset training, and employability-driven ‘Skills to Succeed’ workshops: all to enable course participants to be ready and able to move into Work, Education or Further Training on successful graduation. We also run a Street Soccer Schools' programme over a 10-week period (for Years 7-11 students), providing vulnerable and disengaged school students a mix of professional football coaching for health and well-being purposes, in addition to the training of a positive mindset, to help build confidence, self-belief, aspiration and emotional intelligence. 

      Fundamentally, both courses use the power of football to help young people want - and be able - to make a change in their lives for the better. The proven impact of both programmes instils greater confidence and self-belief in young people, improves their health and well-being, and empowers participants to take positive action and encourages them throughout to reach their goals, both on and off the pitch, and to inspire others to do the same.


      CHANGING LIVES THROUGH FOOTBALL.

       

    • Teens Unite Fighting Cancer

      Teens Unite Fighting Cancer

      Email:  challenges@teensunitefightingcancer.org

      Websitehttp://teensunitefightingcancer.org

      Contact:  01992440091

      Teens Unite Fighting Cancer is dedicated to improving the lives of young people aged 13-24, with cancer and other life limiting illnesses. 

      Teens Unite’s main aim is to get teens together as often as possible in a fun-filled environment; giving them the chance to talk to each other and gain strength from realising that they are not alone in their battle. The charity runs regular fun days out such as concerts, football matches, art and beauty workshops. Teens Unite provides ongoing long term support for teens whether they are undergoing treatment or in remission. 

    • Young Epilepsy

      Young Epilepsy

      Telephone: 01342 831245

      Website: Youngepilepsy.org.uk

      Social Media: Facebook.com/youngepilepsy  Twitter.com/youngepilepsy

      Young Epilepsy is a national charity whose focus is providing a range of services for children with epilepsy and other associated conditions.

      When parents and carers have had the diagnosis from the doctor, often without explanation on how it will impact family life - we take time to explain what epilepsy is, how the condition can be managed and how healthcare workers, teachers, friends and family can work together to give the support that is needed using specific resources that we provide. We focus exclusively on supporting children and young people. 

       

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