BackCare is a small national charity with a big remit to provide practical and emotional support for people living with back pain whether caused through injury, wear and tear, musculoskeletal disorders such as Axial SpA, Spina Bifida and Scoliosis or other underlying health conditions like Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease and Cancer, for example. We also provide information and education to promote healthy spines and to prevent avoidable back injuries wherever possible.
We are a community transport company offering affordable, accessible transport for all abilities within Badenoch & Strathspey. We see transport as the enabler for vulnerable people to access vital life and health services and meet with others socially. Transport is the hub of what we do, but we also offer social inclusion activities, such as lunch and supper clubs, tea dances, befriending services, assisted shopping, community car scheme, support for visually impaired groups and a community link worker service. Our ultimate aim is to reduce social isolation and loneliness by helping people make and maintain social connections and participate in their community.
BANA - (British Acoustic Neuroma Association), is a national charity which supports patients and their support networks affected by Acoustic Neuromas. Our mission is to support people to help themselves after diagnosis. We offer a number of services, including area support groups, a quarterly magazine, member only network forums, information sheets and an up to date website. We listen to our members and strive to offer new services in line with their needs. We support innovative research into acoustic neuromas so that, one day, a diagnosis will no longer be the life changing event it is now.
Barnabus is a Christian Homeless Charity, providing a lifeline to people experiencing homelessness in Manchester for over 25 years. On average, each month we support approx 600 people seeking help at our Beacon Support Centre and our support office. Homelessness in our City is sadly an all too visible problem. We offer help with accommodation, rehabilitation, practical support, healthcare and links to employment opportunities. We also offer a range volunteering opportunities including peer mentoring to build confidence, skills and wellbeing. We are passionate about helping rough sleepers and people experiencing homelessness in our city; it’s our privilege to help them realise their hopes and dreams for new and positive futures. We can only do this when amazing people like you offer your support; volunteering, fundraising, practical donations, pro-bono support or monthly donations.
Barnardo's is the UKs largest childrens charity, working with over 90,000 children, young people and their families in more than 300 projects nationwide.