Distributes money raised by the National Lottery to community groups and to projects that improve health, education and the environment.
Working to create a society motivated to give ever more effectively, transforming lives and communities around the world.
Supplier of greeting cards that works with charity organisations through out the UK. Buy cards and make a charitable contribution along the way.
Provides a searchable database of UK-based charities. Locate specific organizations by category or direct search.
UK government department helps charities use their resources effectively. Includes a register of charities in England and Wales.
Choose from over 50 national, local and international charities and view the selections of cards. Includes prices and contact information
Workplace Giving - promotes and raises awareness of payroll giving. Contains information for employers, charities and individuals.
News and information from a range of UK charities. Online donation facility available for each charity.
Charity helps young people through training, business loans, grants, personal development and study support. Find locations of centres
Click Aged on Search Frame for full list of charities concerned with the elderly - find branches of nationwide charities nearby.]
Help the Aged is a British organization addressing global geriatric issues. Website lists their mission, services, programs, campaigns, and products. Find a local branch near Preston
The National Benevolent Fund for the Aged has worked to improve the quality of life for older people on low incomes, for over 50 years. By offering a select range of practical services they actively encourage independent living in old age and help to combat loneliness.
Find animal welfare bodies/associations and institutes listed by Lancashire and Preston or by Charity name.
Caring for working equines overseas
Click Animals Box on Search Frame to find full list of Animal Charities with contact details and links. Then you will be able to find local branches of many of the national charities for your own Preston area.
Click Children & Youth or Family on the Search Frame to find full list of charities with contact details and links to national charities and more local ones. Find charities local to Preston and branches of bigger charities in the PR2 area.
ChildLine is a counselling service for children and young people.
If you are an adult and are worried about a child call the helpline 0800 1111 or click for their website below.
Raises money to help poor children in the NE Indian town of Darjeeling.
The National Association for Children of Alcoholics (Nacoa) provides information, support and adivce to children of alcohol-dependent parents and others concerned with their welfare through a free and confidential telephone and email helpline.
Helpline: 0800 358 3546
Charity provides technological know-how, advice and computer equipment to assist disabled people at home or at work. Find details of the services and volunteer opportunities in the Preston area
Charity Choice lets you choose from an extensive list of national and local charities - some with local branches around Preston
Resource site operated by disabled people provides info on health, medicines, alternative cures, charities, support groups, and benefits.
Charity involved in helping the disabled become mobile. Find advice on schemes, press releases, eligibility requirements, and DSS information.
Click Environment or Culture & Heritage on Search Frame to find full list of charities. National charities may have a local branch near Preston
Charity raises public awareness of litter, pollution and waste and reminds them of their role in keeping the environment clean. Organise or join a local litter pick campaign - find one near you through the KBT website.
Charity that promotes the understanding of environmental issues in children. Read about its education activities, school's work and talks.
ARC - the Arthritis Research Campaign. This is a huge site - both about raising and spending money on this crucial area of research
Click Medical Research, Medical Welfare, Mental Health, Health, Hospital or Hospices on Search Frame to find full list of charities with links to their websites
Fight for Sight is the UK's leading charity in the battle against blindness, funding research into the prevention and treatment of eye disease and injury. Find fundraising events near you.
Institute of Cancer Research - click Support Us link on their website to see fundraising events near Preston
Multiple Sclerosis Society website. Use their interactive map to find support groups, therapies, fundraising events near Preston
Amnesty International UK is the UK section of the international human rights membership organisation, Amnesty International.
Click Overseas Aid, Human Rights or International on Search Frame to find full list of charities with contact details and links
Send a Cow gives direct practical help to poor farmers in Africa, supporting them in their efforts to find lasting solutions to the problems of poverty and malnutrition.
United Nations Childrens Fund
Click on Religious on Search Frame to find charities listed by religion
An agency of the churches in the UK and Ireland, Christian Aid works wherever the need is greatest, irrespective of religion. It supports local organisations, which are best placed to understand local needs, as well as giving help on the ground through 16 overseas offices.
The Army's national charity
Promoting welfare of ex service men and women
Click on Armed & Ex Services on Search Frame to find full list of charities with contact details and links
Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association