Every week we’re throwing the spotlight on a bunch of brilliant charities who have joined Brevio.

We want to highlight what they’re doing and the important impact they’re making during a challenging time for the third sector.

Meet this week’s charities

Racehorse Sanctuary

Each year more than 5000 horses leave the racing industry, but many of them face an uncertain future. Racehorse Sanctuary work tirelessly to assess, care for and re-home these horses, giving them a second chance at life.

Find out more about what they do http://www.racehorsesanctuary.org/

Me2 Club

Me2 Club enables children and young people with additional needs and disabilities, aged 5-19 to participate in mainstream activities. Their work is focused in the Wokingham and Reading Boroughs and involves recruiting and training volunteers to provide one on one support for young people in activities of their choice.

Learn more about their work: https://me2club.org.uk/

Aspire Oxford

Aspire Oxford is a charity and social enterprise that empowers vulnerable and marginalised people across Oxfordshire affected by homelessness, poverty and disadvantage, through person-centred support programmes.

Aspire joined the Brevio community to improve the accessibility of support programmes so they can dedicate more time to tackling Oxfordshire’s complex social issues.

Learn more: https://www.aspireoxfordshire.org/

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PDSA

Founded in 1917, PDSA is one of the UK’s leading veterinary charities. They provide low cost and free veterinary care to sick and injured pets for people in need and promote responsible pet ownership.

Visit their website to learn more: https://www.pdsa.org.uk/ 

Sepsis Research UK

Sepsis Research is the UK’s only sepsis research charity. They fund medical research, raise awareness of sepsis, raise money and help shape policy, with the goal of stopping sepsis.

Learn more at their website: https://www.sepsisresearch.org.uk/   

Wider World

Based in Bristol, Wider World support children to develop character strengths and life skills through delivering stimulating skills development enrichment experiences, life and learning skills classroom-based programmes and parent support.

Find out more: https://www.wider-world.org.uk/

Damn Cheek

Damn Cheek are a group of theatre professionals and artists who dedicate themselves to writing challenging and thought-provoking stories. Their work involves performances, workshops and training sessions, often reaching out to audiences who typically have limited access to theatre.

Find out more: https://www.damncheek.co.uk/

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Rainforest Concern

Established in 1993, Rainforest Concern works to protect threatened natural habitats and their biodiversity, as well as the indigenous people who depend on them for survival. In 25 years they have helped protect 2.2 million hectares of threatened forests.

Visit their website for more information: https://www.rainforestconcern.org/ 

Roald Dahl Marvelous Children’s Charity

The Roald Dahl Marvellous Children’s Charity has a long legacy of helping and empowering seriously ill children to lead a marvellous life. They establish specialist Roald Dahl Nurses in hospitals and communities across the UK.

Visit their website to learn more: www.roalddahlcharity.org

Leukaemia Care UK

When you’re diagnosed with blood cancer, it can be difficult to find the right info, advice and support. Leukaemia Care UK provide support for blood cancer patients, their carers and their families. Their work ensures that anyone affected by blood cancer can access the right information, advice and support.

Learn more at their website:  https://www.leukaemiacare.org.uk/ 

Indepen-dance

Indepen-dance is an inclusive dance company for disabled and non-disabled people. Their mission is to enable participation in the arts, improve wellbeing and quality of life, and provide opportunities for disabled and non-disabled dancers. 

Find out more at their website: https://www.indepen-dance.org.uk/

Redress

Redress help torture survivors get justice and reparation. They use the law to fight governments and individuals who perpetrate torture and to develop and promote international standards. 

Learn more at their website: https://redress.org/

3D Crowd UK

3D Crowd UK is a growing community of more than 800 volunteers who have come together to provide personal protective equipment (such as face shields) to the UK’s frontline workers. And they do this through 3D printing. 

Find out more at their website: https://3dcrowd.org.uk/

Wilberforce Trust

Based in the City of York and North Yorkshire, Wilberforce Trust have been supporting people with visual and hearing impairments since 1833. They deliver person-centred sensory activities to their community/

Visit their website to find out more: https://www.wilberforcetrust.org.uk/

Orthopaedic Research UK

Set up in 1989, Orthopaedic Research UK have a vision of achieving pain-free movement for all. They are working to advance orthopaedic knowledge so patients can live without pain.

Learn more by visiting their website: https://www.oruk.org/

Stay tuned for our next weekly round-up of charities we love.